Oct 4, 2017; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long (30 looks to shoot the ball over Maccabi Haifa guard Luke Martinez (25) during the fourth quarter at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Utah Jazz won the game 117-78. Mandatory Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports
Naz Mitrou-Long‘s strong play in the G League hasn’t gone unnoticed — and soon he reportedly will be offered a great opportunity.
Late Friday afternoon, Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports Tweeted that the former Iowa State star guard is expected to be signed to a two-way NBA contract by the Utah Jazz, per anonymous sources.
Sources: Utah plans to sign guard Naz Long of G League’s Salt Lake City on a two-way NBA contract. Jazz opened a spot today, waiving Wolters.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 22, 2017
The Jazz, as of 5:20 p.m. Friday, had not yet confirmed the deal, though they Tweeted at 5:15 that guard Nate Wolters had been waived.
Mitrou-Long is averaging 15 points per game with the G League’s Salt Lake City Stars. He’s played in 20 games, starting 15.