Orlando Magic to Sign Guard Ben Gordon
The Orlando Magic and General Manager Rob Hennigan are busy recreating the roster for the upcoming season. In the past week, they have trade away their scoring leader, Arron Afflalo, waived veteran point guard Jameer Nelson, acquired shooting guard Evan Fournier, waived guard Doron Lamb and claimed guard Willie Green off waivers.
Today Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Magic and Ben Gordon reached a two-year, $9 million contract.
Free agent guard Ben Gordon has agreed to a two-year, $9 million deal with the Orlando Magic, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 2, 2014
Two yr/$9M deal for Ben Gordon (Yahoo! first) has club option for yr two, per sources. Magic want to see if he can get through ’14 healthy.
— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 2, 2014
A source told SportsTalkFlorida.com on Sunday that the Orlando Magic will not extend a qualifying offer to guard E’Twaun Moore for the 2014-15 season. On Wednesday morning, the team announced the signings of rookie forward Aaron Gordon and rookie guard Elfrid Payton.
Hennigan still has the option of waiving guard Ronnie Price, forward Jason Maxiell and forward Kyle O’Quinn by mid-July.
Expect to see more roster moves in the coming weeks.