Jazz Sign Second-Rounder Miye Oni

The Jazz have officially signed No. 58 overall pick Miye Oni to his first NBA contract, the team announced today in a press release.

Terms of Oni’s new contract aren’t yet known. Five of the players selected before the Yale guard in the second round of this year’s draft have signed (or agreed to sign) two-way contracts, but it doesn’t appear that 2019’s Ivy League Player of the Year received a two-way deal. A minimum-salary pact without multiple guaranteed seasons seems likely.

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Oni, who turns 22 next month, averaged 17.1 PPG, 6.3 RPG, and 3.6 APG with a .441/.371/.793 shooting line in his junior year at Yale before declaring for the 2019 draft as an early entrant. The Jazz sent $2MM in cash to the Warriors in a draft-night trade in order to acquire his rights.

Oni was one of three players Utah drafted in the back half of the second round. Jarrell Brantley (No. 50) and Justin Wright-Foreman (No. 53) remain unsigned.

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One thought on “Jazz Sign Second-Rounder Miye Oni

  1. D$!LLKU$H-og

    Wonder why GSW traded him for just cash. I’m sure they could use another guy making $800k.

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