Jazz Sign Brantley, Wright-Foreman To Two-Way Contracts
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz announced that they have signed forward Jarrell Brantley and guard Justin Wright-Foreman to two-way contracts.
Brantley was selected by the Indiana Pacers in the second round, 50th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft before being traded to Utah on draft night. In two summer league contests in Salt Lake City, Brantley averaged 13.5 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal per game, earning SLC Summer League Standout honors. He played two more games in NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
He was drafted out of the College of Charleston, where he had a successful four-year collegiate career, posting 19.4 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game average as a senior. Brantley finished his college career top-10 in program history in points with 1,914 (third), rebounds with 967 (fourth), and steals with 150 (10th).
Wright-Foreman was taken by the Jazz in the second round, 53rd overall in the 2019 NBA Draft. He averaged 13 points, 3.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1 rebound per game in two contests in the Salt Lake City Summer League. In Las Vegas, he recorded 10.5 points, 3 assists and 1.5 steals per game.
While in college at Hofstra, Wright-Foreman was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year in 2017-18 and 2018-19. He finished the 2018-19 season ranked second in the nation in points per game with 27.1 and 330 field goals. After the season, he was named an All-American Honorable Mention by the Associated Press.
Brantley will wear No. 5 and Wright-Foreman will wear No. 3 for the Jazz.