Orlando Magic lock up former 2017 lottery picks Jonathan Isaac, Markelle Fultz


The Orlando Magic agreed to extensions with Jonathan Isaac and Markelle Fultz on Monday, locking up two former lottery picks within the 2017 NBA draft.

Isaac agreed to a four-year, $80 million deal, his agent, Jeff Wechsler, informed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Fultz agreed to a three-year, $50 million extension, in line with his agent, Raymond Brothers of Roc Nation Sports.

“We are overjoyed to stay each Markelle [Fultz] and Jonathan [Isaac] in a Magic uniform,” president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman mentioned in a remark. “They each have an excessively brilliant long term they usually imply so much to our group, each off and on the court docket.”

Isaac, 23, is coming off a torn ACL in his left knee suffered in August throughout the NBA’s restart in Orlando, Florida. The damage, which came about in a while after his go back from a hyperextension in the similar knee, upfront ended a breakout season for Isaac.

The 6-foot-11 giant guy posted occupation highs around the board final season. He joined Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard as the one gamers to reasonable two blocks and 1.Five steals in step with recreation in one season this decade and did so enjoying simply 28.eight mins in step with recreation.

To move in conjunction with his defensive prowess, Isaac averaged 11.nine issues and shot 34% on 2.eight 3s in step with recreation.

Fultz, 22, revived his NBA occupation with the Magic, who bought him in a February 2019 industry with the Philadelphia 76ers.

A perplexing nerve situation in his neck and shoulder resulted in Fultz enjoying best 33 video games throughout two seasons with the Sixers, however the level guard has been a lot more sturdy in Orlando.

In 72 video games for the Magic final season, he averaged 12.1 issues and 5.1 assists.


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