Former Jayhawk Vaughn to stay with San Antonio

By Gary Bedore

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Former Kansas University point guard Jacque Vaughn on Tuesday exercised his contract option with the San Antonio Spurs, meaning he will be under contract with the team through the 2008-09 season.

Vaughn, 33, is in the final year of a deal that pays him about $2.5 million total. He has been with the Spurs the past two seasons including the 2006-07 championship season serving as backup to Tony Parker.

The 11-year veteran has career averages of 4.6 points and 2.5 assists per game.