Veteran Mehmet Okur sent to New Jersey

Friday December 23rd, 2011

The Utah Jazz have sent veteran center Mehmet Okur to the New Jersey Nets in exchange for a future second-round draft pick, the teams announced Thursday.

Okur, 32, appeared in only 13 games a season ago with Utah, his seventh with the franchise.

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