Utah Jazz Sign Romeo Langford, Taevion Kinsey, Nick Ongenda
Aug 30, 2023, 2:06 PM | Updated: 5:01 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Jazz have signed guard Romeo Langford, Taevion Kinsey, and Nick Ongenda the team announced.
Langford is a former 2019 first round pick by Jazz CEO Danny Ainge when he was overseeing the Boston Celtics front office.
The guard spent two and a half seasons in Boston before he was traded to the San Antonio Spurs along with Josh Richardson for Derrick White.
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Over his four-year NBA career, the 23-year-old is averaging 4.6 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 0.7 assists while shooting 43 percent from the floor and 28 percent from three.
Kinsey, a 6-foot-5 guard played for the Jazz during the Salt Lake City and Las Vegas Summer leagues.
The Marshall product averaged 17.1 points and 4.9 rebounds during his time in college.
Ongenda also played for the Jazz during the summer league. The center averaged 5.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks per game at DePaul.
Jazz Roster Sits at 18 Players
With the Langford, Kinsey, and Ongenda signings official, the Jazz roster sits at 18 players, more than the maximum allowable 15 that can be on the team on opening night.
During the offseason and training camp, NBA teams can carry larger rosters before trimming them down ahead of the regular season.
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Currently, 12 Jazz players have fully guaranteed deals including incoming rookies Taylor Hendricks, Keyonte George, and Brice Sensabaugh.
Guard Kris Dunn, forward Luka Samanic, and center Omer Yurtseven, own deals with only partial guarantees heading into the 2023-24 season.
Micah Potter, Joey Hauser, and Johnny Juzang currently fill the Jazz’s three two-way contract slots.
Ben Anderson is the Utah Jazz insider for KSL Sports and the co-host of Jake and Ben from 10-12p with Jake Scott on 97.5 The KSL Sports Zone. Find Ben on Twitter at @BensHoops or on Instagram @BensHoops.
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