Utah Jazz waive former Weber State forward Joel Bolomboy

Monday , October 16, 2017 - 10:36 AM


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have waived forward Joel Bolomboy.

The team drafted Bolomboy with the No. 52 overall pick in 2016 and he played in 12 games. The 6-foot-9, 235-pounder from Weber State bounced back and forth from the NBA G League, where he played 24 games for the Salt Lake City Stars and averaged 16.4 points, 13.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks.

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Bolomboy averaged 17.1 points and 12.6 rebounds as a senior at Weber State. The rebounds ranked third in the nation as he set the school’s single-season record with 415.

He was named Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player in 2016.

The Jazz roster is now down to 17 players with the season opener against the Denver Nuggets coming up at home on Wednesday.

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