Magic sign forward Jason Maxiell | Magic Basketball



Jul 18

Magic sign forward Jason Maxiell


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Via Orlando Magic press release:

The Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward-center Jason Maxiell, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed.

“We’re excited to welcome Jason (Maxiell) and his family to the Magic organization,” said Hennigan. “Jason brings an element of experience, toughness and resolve to our roster that we feel will benefit our team.”

Maxiell (6’7”, 260, 2/18/83) played in 72 games last season with Detroit, averaging 6.9 ppg., 5.7 rpg. and 1.32 bpg. in 24.8 mpg. He has also appeared in 35 career playoff outings.