The second of Dunn’s two 10-day contracts expired following Monday’s game against the Heat, leaving the Jazz with a decision — either sign done for the rest of the year or let him return to free agency.
Not surprisingly, they picked the former, as Dunn has proven to be a good fit during his first 20 days with the franchise. In nine appearances, he is averaging 11.6 points, 4.8 assists and 4.8 rebounds.
Dunn, 28, is 6-foot-3 and signed his first 10-day deal with Utah on Feb. 22.
Originally selected by the Timberwolves with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, he appeared in 14 games with the Trail Blazers last season, averaging 7.6 points and 5.6 assists.
He has also spent time with the Bulls and appeared in four games with the Hawks in 2020-21. Along with that, Dunn has played for the G League’s Capital City Go-Go, the Wizards’ G League affiliate.
“After signing a 10-day contract with the Jazz on Feb. 22, he immediately thrust into the rotation with injuries to Jordan Clarkson and Collin Sexton opening up some minutes,” wrote Sarah Todd of the Deseret News.
The Utah Jazz and guard Kris Dunn have agreed to a new deal for the remainder of the season, sources tell me and @Tjonesonthenba. Dunn is averaging 11.6 points, 4.8 assists and 4.8 rebounds for Jazz and earns a full deal after his second 10-day ended.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 14, 2023