Former Iowa guard Peter Jok agreed to a partially guaranteed deal with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, according to Hawk Central’s Chad Leistikow. Jok had three other offers but chose the Suns.
Peter Jok reaches partially guaranteed deal with Suns
— Chad Leistikow (@ChadLeistikow) August 22, 2017
After going undrafted in June, Jok averaged nine points in three summer league games with the New Orleans Pelicans.
A former first-team All-Big Ten honoree, Jok will now attend the Suns’ training camp in late September with a shot to make their NBA roster. If not, he’ll play for the Northern Arizona Suns, Phoenix’s G league team. He’ll remain a free agent, however, meaning any NBA team can call him up.
As a senior at Iowa, Jok led the Big Ten in scoring at 19.9 points per game while averaging 5.5 rebounds.
Should he impress during Suns camp, there’s a chance he’ll represent the Hawkeyes in the NBA.
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