Magic, Maxiell Agree To Deal
The Orlando Magic and power forward Jason Maxiell agreed to a two-year deal Thursday.
“Jason brings an element of experience, toughness and resolve to our roster that we feel will benefit our team,” Magic general manager Rob Hennigan said through a team press release.
Maxiell, 30, averaged 6.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.32 blocks in 24.8 minutes per game last season. He has spent all eight of his NBA season with the Detroit Pistons.
According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal is worth $5 million over two years. The second year is a team option.
Maxiell joins what is a crowded a front court that includes Nikola Vucevic, Glen Davis, Tobias Harris, Andrew Nicholson, Kyle O’Quinn and Al Harrington.
Harrington is expected to be bought out.
On Wednesday, reports surfaced saying center Samuel Dalembert agreed to join the Dallas Mavericks.
On Thursday, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported the details of the deal.
The deal is worth $7.5 million over two years. The second year of the deal is partially guaranteed.
Earlier Thursday, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told reporters point guard Devin Harris was officially joining the Mavericks after restructuring his deal.
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