Jazz sign Cooley, Johnson to multiyear deals, waive Clark

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The Utah Jazz have signed forwards Jack Cooley and Chris Johnson to multiyear deals.

Details of the contracts announced Thursday were not made available.

Cooley, a 6-foot-9, 246-pound Notre Dame product, signed his deal after back-to-back 10-day contracts. He's played in six games and averaged 1.7 points. He was first signed from the D-League's Idaho Stampede, where he averaged 16.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 20 games.

The 6-6, 201-pound Johnson averaged 7 points, 1.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals in two games while playing with the Jazz on a 10-day contract earlier this year.

The Jazz also waived guard Ian Clark on Thursday. He played in 23 games with the Jazz and averaged 1.9 points.

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