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Jazz to sign Ekpe Udoh to two-year deal

Boris Diaw Jazz to sign Ekpe Udoh to two-year deal
Freda Brock | 14 July, 2017, 06:51

Udoh has reportedly agreed to terms on a two-year, $6.5 million contract with the Utah Jazz, according to Shams Charania.

Diaw appeared in 73 games last season for the Jazz, his first with the team, averaging 4.6 points and 2.2 boards in 17.6 minutes a night.

Udoh has spent the past two seasons playing in Turkey, where he led Fenerbahce to a EuroLeague championship and was named Final Four MVP. He posted a woeful 49.4 true shooting percentage and a -3.3 nERD rating, ranking whim 428th out of 486 National Basketball Association players last season.

With Udoh, the Jazz will have additional frontcourt depth aside from Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors.

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The Salt Lake City Tribune's Tony Jones says the team has contacted the Utah Jazz over Boris Diaw.

His two-year deal is worth a reported $6.5 million. Last season, he made 34.6 percent of his attempts from three-point range.

Jerebko spent the last two seasons with the Celtics and averaged 3.8 points and 3.5 rebounds and shot 34.6 percent from beyond the arc previous year. The 6-foot-10 Jerebko will be a matchup problems for Jazz opponents has he can shoot from beyond the arc.

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