The Utah Jazz have waived the last year of Juancho Hernángomez’s contract, so the player will become an unrestricted free agent, according to the media The Athletic.
The third and final year of the Spanish international’s current deal would have become guaranteed this Friday if the Jazz didn’t waiver him before free agency began. If it had been guaranteed, Hernángomez would have pocketed a total of 6.6 million dollars during the 2022-23 season, an amount subject to incentives that could place this figure at 7.3 million.
The forward has been traded three times in the past twelve months: first from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Boston Celtics, then to San Antonio and finally to the Jazz as part of a three-team trade that sent Joe Ingles to Portland. Trail Blazers. Now, he will try to embrace some stability in a new destination.
During his time in Salt Lake City, he averaged 6.2 points and 3.5 rebounds, with a 43.8% triple shooting rate, in the 17 games he played. regular season he played, nine of them as a starter. Earlier Thursday, the Jazz also traded Royce O’Neale to the Brooklyn Nets and released the contracts of Eric Paschall and Trent Forrest.
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