Report: E’Twaun Moore will return to Orlando
[UPDATE] The Magic have officially announced that Moore will have his contract guaranteed for next season.
According to a report by GoldandBlack.com, a Rivals.com site associated with Purdue University, the Magic will not waive E’Twaun Moore. If the team waived E’Twaun prior to July 1st, then his entire $884K salary would have been wiped clear.
E’Twaun Moore says he was retained by #Magic. Team had til July 1 to make decision. “Stress free,” Moore said smiling. “They picked it up.”
— GoldandBlack.com (@GoldandBlackcom) June 29, 2013
Not a bad payday for Moore. While E’Twaun’s entire salary is now guaranteed for next season, the team could still waive him outright if they needed a roster spot for another player or be used to make a trade work for salary cap purposes. Moore appeared in 75 games last season for the Magic and averaged 7.8ppg.