The Utah Jazz have signed forward Luka Šamanić (SHAW-ma-nich) to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
Šamanić (6-10, 227, Croatia) joins the Jazz having most recently played for the Maine Celtics of the NBA G League, where he appeared in 27 games (all starts), averaging 22.0 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in 29.4 minutes per contest. The 23-year-old has two years of NBA experience with the San Antonio Spurs (2019-21), where he appeared in 36 games (five starts), averaging 3.8 points and 2.2 rebounds in 9.9 minutes per contest.
Drafted in the first round (19th overall pick) of the 2019 NBA Draft by San Antonio, Šamanić has additional professional experience with Union Olimpija of the Adriatic League (2018-19) and the FC Barcelona II and FC Barcelona U18 squads from 2016-18.