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For every Jazz win, a 4-year scholarship will be offered to minority, underrepresented kid

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Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, left, drives to the basket as Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jarrett Culver (23) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

New Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith announced Thursday on The Woj Pod that for every Jazz win this year, a four-year-scholarship will be offered to an underrepresented or minority student.

He said on the show with Adrian Wojnarowski:

I truly believe that we have platforms to do good. And systemic racism or unconscious bias around racial issues or social issues, it's real... I just want to look back and say, hey, I did everything I possibly could to make the world a more equitable place.

Smith also discussed transforming the team's fandom into a buying franchise. He elaborated on the extension talks with Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert, and how he intends to leverage the NBA platform for social equality and charity.

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