Officially, the Jazz's exchange of Mel Turpin for Jose Ortiz with the pro basketball team in Zaragoza, Spain, should be completed Wednesday. Jazz president-general manager David Checketts was scheduled to leave Tuesday for Washington, D.C., for a meeting in the offices of ProServ, the firm that represnts Turpin.

Ortiz, Turpin and a Zaragoza official will join Checketts in completing the deal that will being the Jazz's 1987 first-round draft choice to training camp in October.