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The Utah Jazz have waived forward Jonas Jerebko, according to a team press release.
If Utah had not waived Jerebko by Monday, his salary for the 2018-19 season would have become fully guaranteed. By making this move, the Jazz clear his full $4.2 million from their books.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors are among the teams looking into pursuing Jerebko.
The Golden State Warriors are among the teams forward Jonas Jerebko will consider upon clearing waivers, league sources tell ESPN. Strong mutual interest.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 7, 2018
The 31-year-old Jerebko have 5.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in 15.3 minutes in 74 games (19 starts) for the Jazz last season, shooting 46.6 percent from the field and 41.4 percent from beyond the 3-point line.
The 6-foot-10, 231-pound eight-year veteran out of Sweden was the 39th overall selection by the Detroit Pistons in the 2009 NBA draft.
The Jazz, who have brought back free agents Derrick Favors, Dante Exum and Raul Neto on new contracts this offseason and Thabo Sefolosha’s 2018-19 deal was fully guaranteed.
Utah must decide on Ekpe Udoh’s $3.36 million contract, which would become fully guaranteed next week.