Jazz Sign Second Round Draft Pick Miye Oni
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz announced that they have signed second round draft pick Miye Oni.
Oni was originally drafted by the Golden State Warriors with the 58th overall pick before being traded to Utah on draft night. He is the first Ivy League player selected in the draft since Jerome Allen in 1995, when he played for Penn.
In Salt Lake City Summer League action, Oni played in two games, while averaging 9.5 points, 5 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 2 steals per game.
While playing for the Jazz in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, he posted 8.2 points, 2.8 assists and 2 rebounds in four games.
At Yale, Oni averaged 17.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists as a junior, helping the team to an Ivy League Tournament Championship. After the 2018-19 season, Oni was named the conference Player of the Year.
He will wear No. 24 for the Jazz.