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March 28, 2015 Updates

The Denver Nuggets have claimed guard Ian Clark off waivers, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today. Clark, 6-3, 180, appeared in 23 games for the Utah Jazz this season, averaging 1.9 points in 7.0 minutes per game. He also played in seven games for Utah’s D-League affiliate the Idaho Stampede, posting averages of 14.0 points and 2.7 assists. Clark, undrafted out of Belmont College in 2013, has appeared in a total of 46 games over two seasons with Utah, averaging 2.4 points in 7.2 minutes. He will not be available for Denver’s game at Portland tonight. NBA.com

The Denver Nuggets claimed guard Ian Clark off waivers, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Utah Jazz waived Clark on Thursday. Clark played in 23 games for the Jazz, averaging 1.9 points in seven minutes a game. He averaged 14 points in seven games for the Jazz’s NBA Development League affiliate in Boise. Clark, 23, was an undrafted free agent out of Belmont College in 2013. Yahoo! Sports

Brian Windhorst: The Nuggets have claimed Ian Clark off waivers from the Jazz. Nuggets need to add players to reach the salary floor Twitter @WindhorstESPN

March 26, 2015 Updates

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived guard Ian Clark. Following the move, the Jazz roster now stands at 14 players. Clark (6-3, 180, Belmont) appeared in 23 games as a reserve this season for the Jazz, averaging 1.9 points in 7.0 minutes per game. He also appeared in seven games (six starts) while on assignment with the Jazz’s exclusively owned and operated NBA Development League team, the Idaho Stampede, where he averaged 14.0 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals in 32.0 minutes per contest. The second-year guard appeared in a total of 46 games over two seasons with the Jazz, owning a career scoring average of 2.4 points in 7.2 minutes per game after originally joining Utah as an undrafted rookie free agent on July 29, 2013. NBA.com

David Locke: The Utah Jazz have waived Ian Clark. Waiving Clark makes a lot of roster mangement sense. Better to have non-guarnteed contract on books than expiring. More flexibility Twitter @Lockedonsports

March 17, 2015 Updates

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has recalled guard Ian Clark from the NBA Development League’s Idaho Stampede, the Jazz’s exclusive D-League affiliate. Clark was assigned to the Stampede on Feb. 24. Clark (6-3, 180, Belmont) appeared in seven games (six starts) for the Stampede, averaging 14.0 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals in 32.0 minutes per contest. He scored in double figures in five games, reaching 20-plus points once. In his last three games, Clark averaged 15.0 points on 44.4 percent shooting (16-of-36) and 3.7 assists. NBA.com

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Jody Genessy: Jazz guard Ian Clark's contract for the 2014-15 season will be guaranteed. The second-year player from Belmont will make about $800,000. The Jazz will have the opportunity to extend a qualifying offer to guard Ian Clark to make him a restricted free agent next offseason. Twitter @DJJazzyJody

July 22, 2014 Updates

Utah brass have some roster decisions to make by Aug. 1. The contracts of guard Ian Clark (fully) and forward Erik Murphy (partially) will become guaranteed after the end of this month. The Jazz’s plans are not set in stone for either player yet, and likely won’t be until the day of the decision. Utah has 11 players under contract for 2014-15, including latest signee Trevor Booker, but sources indicate that management still wants to bring in another guard and/or wing via free agency. Deseret News

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January 13, 2014 Updates

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has recalled guard Ian Clark and center Rudy Gobert from its NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Bakersfield Jam. Both are expected to be available for the Jazz’s game tonight vs. the Denver Nuggets at EnergySolutions Arena (7 p.m. MT, TV: ROOT Sports, Radio: 1280/97.5 The Zone). NBA.com

January 8, 2014 Updates

Tuesday was the deadline to cut players on nonguaranteed contracts before those deals become fully guaranteed for the season, so the Jazz opted to whittle their maxed-out roster to 14 players. That left Harris looking for a new gig, while point guard Diante Garrett and shooting guard Ian Clark survived the cut. “To his credit, he did everything we asked him to do,” Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin said. “Great locker room guy, great teammate for the guys. It’s just unfortunate it’s part of the business that we had to make a decision.” Deseret News

January 4, 2014 Updates

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has assigned rookie guard Ian Clark and rookie center Rudy Gobert to its NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Bakersfield Jam. Both are expected to be in uniform for the Jam’s game Saturday at the Los Angeles D-Fenders. This will be the second assignment this season for both Clark and Gobert, who were previously assigned to Bakersfield from December 14-21. In three games (all starts) with the Jam, Clark averaged 12.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35.1 minutes. Gobert also appeared in three games (all starts) and averaged 14.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 4.3 blocks while shooting .750 (15-20) from the field in 30.8 minutes. NBA.com

December 21, 2013 Updates

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has recalled guard Ian Clark and center Rudy Gobert from its NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Bakersfield Jam. Both are expected to be available for the Jazz’s game Saturday at Charlotte Bobcats (5 p.m. MT, TV: ROOT Sports, Radio: 1280/97.5 The Zone). In three games (all starts) with the Jam, Clark averaged 12.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35.1 minutes. Gobert also appeared in three games (all starts) and averaged 14.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 4.3 blocks while shooting .750 (15-20) from the field in 30.8 minutes. They both began their assignment with the Jam on December 14. NBA.com

December 15, 2013 Updates

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has assigned rookie guard Ian Clark and rookie center Rudy Gobert to its NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Bakersfield Jam. Both are expected to be in uniform for the Jam’s game Sunday at the Reno Bighorns in Reno, Nev. A 6-3, 173-pound guard out of Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., Clark was named 2013 NBA Summer League Championship Game Most Valuable Player and was signed by the Jazz as an undrafted rookie free agent on July 29. The 22-year-old has appeared in eight games as a reserve for the Jazz, averaging 2.8 points in 8.8 minutes. NBA.com

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