Emmanuel Mudiay Agrees To One-Year Deal With Jazz

by July 02, 2019
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Emmanuel Mudiay of the New York Knicks

The Utah Jazz have agreed to a one-year deal with Emmanuel Mudiay, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The 23-year-old has spent the past four seasons with the Knicks.

Mudiay will join a Jazz team that’s fast becoming one of the low-key deepest teams in the Western Conference. Mudiay will serve as a backup to incoming Jazz guard Mike Conley Jr.

The Jazz will add Mudiay fresh off of a career year. Although Mudiay posted 14.8 points per game in 2018-19, the Knicks had little choice but to opt against extending him a qualifying offer given their pursuit of cap space.

He’ll now get a fresh start on a Western Conference squad that could look competitive in the postseason.