Jordan Clarkson is here to stay.
The Utah Jazz made Clarkson their first priority when the NBA’s free agency window opened at 6 p.m. 16 MST Friday. Just under 90 minutes later, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Clarkson, an unlimited free agent, would remain in a jazz uniform.
League sources confirmed to Deseret News that Jazz and Clarkson agreed to a $ 52 million four-year deal. The contract gives Jazz the choice to stay with Clarkson during the deal, but also keeps Clarkson at a team-friendly price that could possibly be moved in the future.
Clarkson, who joined the Jazz in December as the center of a trade that sent Dante Exum to the Cleveland Cavaliers, averaged 1
When the Jazz went over to bringing Clarkson to Utah, they knew they needed a scoring boost on the bench and ended up with even more than they had negotiated, as Clarkson sometimes took over in games when the stars had an off night.
Minutes after the Clarkson deal was reported, news came that Derrick Favors had agreed on a deal to reunite with the Jazz.
Jazz used the $ 9.2 million mid-level exemption to bring favors back on a three-year deal, according to league sources.