Solomon Jones Waived by Orlando Magic
The Orlando Magic have waived forward-center Solomon Jones, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced tonight. Orlando’s roster now stands at 13 players – and ripe with flexibility as the February 20th trade deadline slowly approaches.
*** Romero Osby is NOT coming.***
Jones’ contract would have become fully guaranteed for the rest of the season if not waived prior to January 7th.
Jones has appeared in 11 games this season with Orlando, averaging 1.3 ppg. and 1.5 rpg. in 7.7 minpg. A native of nearby Mount Dora, he was signed by the Magic as a free agent prior to training camp on September 27th and earned a roster spot with his strong camp and preseason play..
Originally selected in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2006 NBA Draft by Atlanta, Jones has played in 281 regular season games with Atlanta, Indiana, New Orleans, the L.A. Clippers, New York and Orlando, averaging 3.0 ppg. and 2.3 rpg. in 11.0 minpg.