Report: Magic prepare big offer for Vucevic
NBA.com Global on Jun 29, 2019 07:54 AM
ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 13: Nikola Vucevic #9 of the Orlando Magic dunks against the Houston Rockets on January 13, 2019 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA.com staff report
The Magic are readying a four-year offer to their All-Star big man Nikola Vucevic, according to The New York Times' Marc Stein.
The Orlando Magic are preparing a four-year offer believed to be in excess of $90 million to their All-Star center Nikola Vucevic in hopes of completing a deal shortly after Sunday's opening bell in free agency, league sources say— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 28, 2019
Vucevic, who averaged 20.8 points and 12.0 rebounds last season, has averaged 15.7 points and 10.1 rebounds over his eight NBA seasons, the last seven spent with the Orlando Magic.
As Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix points out, Vucevic has been a top priority this summer for the Magic.
Magic have looked inward in preparing for free agency, with Vucevic and super sub Terrence Ross the priorities. https://t.co/XOOQ49Vhlu— Chris Mannix (@SIChrisMannix) June 28, 2019