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Magic Agree to 3-Yr/$15M Deal for C.J. Watson

Discussion in 'Sports' started by PurpleFox, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. The Please or Register to view links have agreed to a three-year, $15 million deal with Please or Register to view links, Please or Register to view links. Watson spent the last two seasons with the Please or Register to view links.

    This move will probably fly under the radar, but it's an important one for Orlando. Watson has long been a solid third guard, and he made 40 percent of his 3-pointers this past year. The Magic are desperate for shooting, so he'll fit perfectly. He should back up starting point guard Please or Register to view links, but he is capable of playing alongside him as well. In this market, $5 million per season is rather cheap for a player like Watson.

    On Friday, Please or Register to view links with forward Please or Register to view links. Please or Register to view links is still a free agent, but most of the team's offseason work is probably done. The additions of Watson and rookie Please or Register to view links should help new head coach Scott Skiles fix the Magic's offense.

    Watson averaged 10 points, 3.6 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 24.9 minutes per game for the Pacers in 2014-15, with a true shooting percentage of 58.1 percent.
     
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