Okur, Giricek headed to Utah?
Salt Lake City, UT (Sports Network) – Restricted free agents Mehmet Okur and
Gordan Giricek have reportedly reached an agreement with the Utah Jazz.
According to Kevin O’Connor, Utah’s vice president for basketball operations,
the two players have agreed to multi-year contracts.
Okur is fresh off an NBA championship with the Detroit Pistons and averaged
9.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season. The 25-year-old Okur is also
the first Turk to win an NBA title.
Giricek, meanwhile, joined Utah last season after the team made a deal with
the Orlando Magic for DeShawn Stevenson. He averaged 13.5 points in 25 games
with the Jazz.
Utah, meanwhile, reportedly has qualifying offers out on restricted free
agents Carlos Arroyo, Jarron Collins and Mo Williams.