Report: Aminu to sign with Magic, Ross gets extended

NBA.com Global on Jul 01, 2019 08:07 AM
Report: Aminu to sign with Magic, Ross gets extended
FILE - ORLANDO, FL - OCTOBER 25: Al-Farouq Aminu #8 of the Portland Trail Blazers goes to the basket against the Orlando Magic on October 25, 2018 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA.com staff report

Looking to build on a playoff breakthrough, the Magic have reportedly added veteran forward Al-Farouq Aminu.

Entering his 10th year out of Wake Forest, Aminu started for the Blazers throughout their run to the Western Conference finals last season, averaging 9.4 points and 7.5 rebounds in 28.3 minutes while shooting 34.3 percent from 3-point range and 43.3 percent overall.

Orlando also continues to retain the core of its roster, reportedly coming to terms with Terrence Ross.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the Ross deal as a four-year, $54 million contract. The 6-foot-7 swingman is coming off a career year in which he averaged 15.1 points while shooting 38.3 percent from 3.

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