Utah Jazz announced today that the team have signed forward Derrick Alston Jr. According to team policy, terms of the deal have not been released.
Alston Jr. (6-9, 190, Boise State) appeared in 28 games (all starts) during his final college season in 2020-21, averaging 17.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2 , 2 assists in 32.5 minutes per game, collecting 2020-21 All-Mountain West First Team Honors. His 17.0 points per game placed fourth in the Mountain West Conference last season.
Originally a member of the Boise State basketball team, Alston was a four-year-old who played in 104 games (79 starts) with career averages of 14.2 points, 3.9 boards and 1.9 assists in 28.9 minutes per game. The Houston native left the program 10th in all-time points (1,479), ninth in three strokes (190) and first in free throw percentage (82.1).