Now that the Orlando Magic and Glen “Big Baby” Davis have officially agreed to a buyout, the Magic are down to 12 players and need to sign another player to fill out their roster
According to multiple reports, forward Adonis Thomas, a former highly-touted high school recruit that played for the Memphis Tigers, will sign a 10-day contract with the Magic.
Hearing from Adonis Thomas’ agent the former Tiger will sign with the Orlando Magic on Monday and join the team Tuesday in Washington.
— L. Jason Smith (@TheCAJasonSmith) February 21, 2014
Adonis Thomas (6-6/232) will sign on Monday and be available to play Tues. in D.C., his agent said.
— Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) February 21, 2014
While playing for the Springfield Armor of the D-League this season, Thomas was averaging 16.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game.
Thomas isn’t the only former highly regarded prospect making his way to Orlando. Former Southern Cal Trojan Dewayne Dedmon will also join the Magic.
Magic expected to sign free agent C Dewayne Dedmon to a 10day contract Monday, a source said. Ex-Sixer hoped to sign long-term with Philly.
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) February 21, 2014
In 15 games for the Golden State Warriors and Philadelphia 76ers, Dedmon averaged 2.5 points and 3.3 rebounds in 10.4 minutes per game.