Jordan Clarkson is here to stay.
Utah jazz made Clarkson its first priority when the NBA Free Agency window opened at 4:00 p.m. MST on Friday. Just under 90 minutes later, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski announced that Clarkson, an unlimited free agent, would remain in a jazz uniform.
Sources in the league confirmed to Deseret News that Jazz and Clarkson have agreed to a four-year deal worth $ 52 million. The contract gives the jazz a choice to stay with Clarkson for the duration of the deal, but also keeps Clarkson at a team-friendly price that can be moved to the future if needed.
Clarkson, who joined jazz in December as a centerpiece in the trade that sent Dante Exum to the Cleveland Cavaliers, averaged 1
When jazz made a move to bring Clarkson to Utah, they knew they needed a scoring on the bench and ended up getting even more than they had said when Clarkson sometimes played games when the stars didn’t have a night.
Just minutes after the deal with Clarkson was announced, news emerged that Derrick Favors had agreed to a deal to reunite with Jazz.
Jazz is using the mid-range exception of $ 9.2 million to return the service for a three-year deal, according to league sources.