MANILA, Philippines—In a transfer that raised eyebrows, the Orlando Magic waived promising huge man Bol Bol, the crew introduced Wednesday.
The 7-foot-2 Bol appeared in 70 video games for the Magic final season and averaged 9.1 factors, 5.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 21.5 minutes.
Bol, who was chosen forty fourth total by the Miami Warmth within the 2019 NBA Draft, additionally shot 54.6 % from the sphere in his first and solely season with the Magic.
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The 23-year-old American-Sudanese performed his first three seasons with the Denver Nuggets earlier than the Magic acquired his companies.
Sparingly utilized by the Nuggets, Bol was lastly capable of show his versatility, together with his guard-like handles and taking pictures contact from the skin, with the Magic.
BOL BOL has been waived 👀 pic.twitter.com/B44QKK6GQM
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The Magic opting to not retain Bol drew combined reactions amongst NBA followers, together with hopeful Filipinos who hope Kai Sotto may fill in that roster spot.
The 7-foot-3 Sotto is a part of Orlando’s 22-man roster for the NBA Summer season League the place the Magic will open their marketing campaign towards the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Orlando has additionally lately resigned two of their huge males in Mo Wagner and Goga Bitadze.
Supply: sports activities.inquirer.web