Reports: Sefolosha agrees to deal with Utah Jazz
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Thabo Sefolosha is coming to Utah to strengthen what’s already one of the NBA’s best defenses.
The swingman has agreed to a deal with the Jazz, according to multiple reports. ESPN first reported Wednesday that Sefolosha would get a two-year, $10.5 million deal.
Sefolosha spent the last three seasons with Atlanta, starting 42 games last season and averaging 7.2 points. The Swiss player was a starter the previous five seasons with Oklahoma City and is regarded as a top defender.
The Jazz allowed the fewest points per game in the NBA last season. They had an opening at forward after losing Gordon Hayward to Boston.