Nov 19, 2020 9:57 AM

Jazz select Udoka Azubuike with 27th pick in NBA draft

Posted Nov 19, 2020 9:57 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz selected Kansas center Udoka Azubuike with the No. 27 pick of the NBA draft. Azubuike gives Utah a rim protector and interior defender who can be a backup center to spell Rudy Gobert. He is also an accurate shooter around the basket. During his four-year career with the Jayhawks, Azubuike set an NCAA record with a .749 career field goal percentage. He averaged 12.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks in 87 career games at Kansas.