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The Utah Jazz are reportedly anticipated to waive huge man Boris Diaw earlier than his contract for the 2017-18 season turns into absolutely assured July 15, a supply advised ESPN’s Tim MacMahon.

In his lone season in Utah, the 35-yr-previous Frenchman averaged four.6 factors, 2.three assists, and a couple of.2 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per recreation.

Diaw could be waived with simply $500,000 of his $7.5 million left on the Jazz’s books. The one query now’s which staff would be the one to formally launch him; Utah might theoretically commerce Diaw’s comparatively giant, however quickly-to-be-launched cap maintain with a purpose to purchase one other asset to assist its publish-Gordon Hayward transition interval.