Jazz cut three players, including Spencer Nelson

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have cut second-round draft pick Goran Suton and two other players.Suton, former Utah State standout Spencer Nelson and Alexander Johnson learned they were cut Wednesday, one week before the season opener at Denver.The cuts leave the Jazz with 16 players, one more than the NBA maximum. General manager Kevin O’Connor said Wednesday that the Jazz are still trying to figure out how many players to keep on the roster.The Jazz took Suton, who helped lead Michigan State to the NCAA title game last spring, with the No. 50 pick in June, but had too many centers and forwards to keep him.Johnson has played for Memphis and Miami in the NBA and spent last season in Germany. Nelson, a former star at Utah State, played in Greece last season.

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