Emmanuel Mudiay heading to Jazz on reported one-year deal

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Emmanuel Mudiay has a lot of work to do to rebuild His Image in the NBA.

The former first-round pick has bounced around, first from the Denver Nuggets to the New York Knicks. Confidence in his ability to play at a high level in the NBA has waned, and now Mudiay is headed to another team.

According to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Mudiay will sign a one-year deal with the Utah Jazz.

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This is worth it for Utah. They already have a team that should be contending for the Western Conference Finals, and adding some depth behind Mike Conley and Dante Exum was one of the final things they needed to shore up.

Quin Snyder gets the chance to mold a former lottery pick in Mudiay, who is a low-risk, medium-reward type of prospect at point guard. He’s not a good shooter, and he’s not necessarily going to help out much on defense, but if any team is going to turn Mudiay around, the Jazz are one of the few who can do it.