The NBA season has started and Missouri has three former Tigers on rosters to start the year.

Kim English started his NBA career with the Detroit Pistons, who fell to 0-3 following a loss yesterday to the L.A. Lakers. English scored eight points, three assists and two steals in a 105-96 loss to Houston in the season opener. English played 16 minutes at Phoenix and dished two more assists and then played 20 minutes at LA, hitting 2-of-4 treys and a pair of free throws. English is averaging 5.3 points and is shooting 44.4% (4-of-9) on three pointers.

DeMarre Carroll has played in three games for Utah and is averaging 3.0 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.7 steals for the Jazz (1-2). Carroll scored five points in 16 minutes in an opening against Dallas (113-94) and scored four points in a road loss at New Orleans (88-86). His most recent game came at San Antonio when he had a pair of steals in a 110-100 loss to the Spurs.

Linas Kleiza is with the Toronto Raptors and has yet to see action this season while attending to a family matter.

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