Brent Asay Utah Jazz
Jazz Sign Naz Mitrou-Long to Two-way Contract
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed Naz Mitrou-Long (me-TRUE) to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
Mitrou-Long (6-4, 218, Iowa State) has appeared in 20 games (15 starts) for the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated G League team, the Salt Lake City Stars, this season averaging 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 34.3 minutes per contest. With the Stars, he has totaled two double-doubles and has tallied five 20-plus point scoring efforts, including a 32-point outing against the Memphis Hustle on Nov. 24. Additionally, Mitrou-Long spent training camp with the Jazz this year, playing in two preseason games, averaging 4.0 points and 1.0 assists in 7.0 minutes per contest.
A four-year collegian at Iowa State, he averaged 15.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists during his senior season with the Cyclones, earning 2017 All-Big 12 Second Team honors. The guard also shot 47 percent from the field and led the conference with 2.8 three-point field goals per game, also connecting on a team-high 98 three-point attempts, which was the third highest in a single-season in school history.
Over his four years at Iowa State, Mitrou-Long appeared in 131 games (83 starts) averaging 9.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists, helping to lead the Cyclones to three Big 12 Championships. He would finish his collegiate career with 260 three-point field goals, the second most in school history, in addition to becoming just one of 11 players ever for Iowa State to tally 1,200 points, 300 rebounds and 200 assists over his career.
Born in Ontario, Canada, Mitrou-Long played high school basketball at Findlay College Prep in Henderson, Nev.