Jazz exercise option on Miles
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Utah Jazz have exercised the option on guard-forward C.J. Miles that will keep him under contract through the 2011-12 season.
The team also said Wednesday that it had exercised the options for forwards Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward for the 2012-13 season.
Miles averaged career highs in points (12.8), rebounds (3.3) and assists (1.7) during the last season. Miles was originally selected by the Jazz in the second round of the 2005 NBA draft.
Hayward, the Jazz's first-round pick in the 2010 draft, averaged 5.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game during his rookie season.
Favors, also a rookie, averaged 6.8 points and 5.3 rebounds in 78 games for the Jazz and the New Jersey Nets.