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Utah Jazz waive former Louisville guard Trey Lewis after 2nd preseason game, sign Stars guard Isaiah Cousins

Utah Jazz guard Trey Lewis, right, brings the ball up court as San Antonio Spurs' Jeff Ledbetter, left defends during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Monday, July 2, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Utah Jazz guard Trey Lewis, right, brings the ball up court as San Antonio Spurs' Jeff Ledbetter, left defends during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Monday, July 2, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Rick Bowmer

SALT LAKE CITY — After the Utah Jazz’s second preseason victory against Toronto, the team announced Wednesday morning that former Louisville guard Trey Lewis has been waived.

The team also announced it has signed guard Isaiah Cousins, who played last season for the Salt Lake City Stars, the Jazz G League affiliate.

“It’s a learning experience just being able to come and practice with the Jazz and just watching each and every player and trying to take something from them with how they approach the game each day,” Cousins said after Wednesday’s practice. “I think it’s a big step into achieving a goal. You’ve just got to stay positive and keep working and you see that the opportunity is there."

Lewis, 25, earned a training camp contract in August, but missed both preseason games with a sprained left ankle.

He was a college teammate of Jazz star Donovan Mitchell and played with Utah during the Jazz Summer League and the Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 9.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists.

Lewis developed a friendship with Mitchell during his freshman season at Louisville in 2015-16. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound guard also spent time overseas in Germany and France.

Terms of the Cousins deal were not disclosed. Cousins, who played college ball at Oklahoma, averaged 13.1 points, 4.4 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 1.3 steals for the Stars in 36 games last season, starting 25. He's also played for then-Reno Bighorns in the G League and Cholet Basket of the LNB Pro A league in France.