Utah Jazz signal rookies Taylor Hendricks, Keyonte George and Brice Sensabaugh – NBA Weblog – NBA Basketball Weblog

The Utah Jazz have signed ahead Taylor Hendricks, guard Keyonte George, and ahead Brice Sensabaugh to rookie contracts.

Chosen ninth general within the first spherical of the 2023 NBA Draft by the Jazz, Hendricks (6-9, 210, Central Florida) put up averages of 15.2 factors on 47.8 p.c from the sphere and 39.4 p.c from three, together with 7.0 boards, 1.7 blocks, and 1.4 assists in 34.7 minutes per contest throughout his sole collegiate marketing campaign. He earned 2022-23 All-AAC Second Group and All-AAC Freshman Group honors in a season the place he notched six video games with 20-or-more factors and 5 double-doubles.

George (6-4, 185, Baylor), drafted sixteenth general by Utah, appeared in 33 video games (all begins) in his lone collegiate season final 12 months, averaging 15.3 factors, 4.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 1.1 steals in 28.7 minutes per contest, garnering 2022-23 Large 12 Freshman of the Yr honors. The 19-year-old additionally earned 2022-23 All-Large 12 Second Group, All-Large 12 Newcomer Group, and All-Large 12 Freshman Group accolades. In 2022-23, he posted 12 video games with 20-or-more factors, flattening a number of threes in 22 contests.

Sensabaugh (6-6, 235, Ohio State), chosen with the twenty eighth decide, appeared in 33 video games (21 begins) throughout the 2022-23 season, the place he averaged 16.3 factors. 5.4 rebounds, and 1.2 assists in 24.5 minutes per sport, garnering 2022-23 All-Large Ten Third Group honors. The native of Orlando, Fla., additionally acquired 2022-23 All-Large Ten Freshman Group honors, ranked third nationally in scoring common amongst freshmen, and was the primary Ohio State participant to guide the group in scoring since D’Angelo Russell in 2015.

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