Originally posted on Salt Lake Tribune  |  Last updated 12/23/11
Utah Jazz: Mehmet Okur traded to Nets for draft pick, trade exception By Brian T. Smith The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 23, 2011 06:45AM MDT Memo is gone, Jazz General Manager Kevin O’Connor continues to make major moves, and Utah’s youth movement has officially begun. The Jazz unexpectedly traded veteran reserve center Mehmet Okur to New Jersey on Thursday for a 2015 second-round pick and a trade exception. The exception is worth about $10 million, The Salt Lake Tribune learned, and is expected to expire in one year. The Tribune was informed Okur was completely caught off guard by the deal and unhappy about having to suddenly leave... Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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