Jazz Sign Georges Niang To Multi-Year Deal

8:47pm: The signing is official, according to a Jazz press release.

8:10pm: It’s a three-year, $5MM contract with a first-year guarantee, according to Eric Woodyard of the Deseret News.

7:11pm: The Jazz have agreed to a multi-year deal with forward Georges Niang, Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports tweets.

Niang was a restricted free agent after Utah extended a qualifying offer late last month. He played on a two-way contract last season.

Niang received the two-way deal in January after playing for the Warriors’ G League team in Santa Cruz. He made nine brief appearances with Utah last season, averaging 1.0 PPG and 1.o RPG in 3.6 MPG.

The 6’8” Iowa State product saw action in 23 games with the Pacers the previous season.

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6 thoughts on “Jazz Sign Georges Niang To Multi-Year Deal

  1. formerlyz

    Well there is the 4 I’ve been talking about. It’s time to see how he translates to the NBA

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      • formerlyz

        That’s a typo b/c he is listed at 6″8, and he is known to be a 4

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        • kenneth cole

          Yeah he would get dominated by any 4 with post moves. He’s an offensive weapon because he can score in volume. But he’s not a great defender or athlete

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  2. all in ad

    He’s a baller. Smart player….can play any position. Always wandered why Hoiberg didn’t get him for Bulls.

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  3. afsooner02

    He was a stud at Iowa state. Glad to see him get a nba contract. Congrats GN!

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