SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah Jazz and center Mehmet Okur have agreed on a two-year contract extension that runs through 2012.
Okur is entering the last year of the original deal he signed with Utah as a free agent in 2004. He could have opted out of the final season, but decided on the final day to stay with the Jazz.
Terms of the deal announced Friday were not released.
Okur started 72 games last season, averaging 17 points and almost eight rebounds. He has averaged 16 points and eight boards since joining the Jazz.
(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.