Magic Sign Channing Frye to 4-Year Deal
Orlando Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan has kept himself busy during Summer League. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Magic have agreed to terms to a 4-year, $32 million contract with Channing Frye.
Channing Frye has agreed to a four-year, $32 million deal with the Magic, source tells Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 7, 2014
Magic GM Rob Hennigan and coach Jacque Vaughn spent today out of town to make a recruiting pitch to Frye.
— Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) July 7, 2014
The 31-year-old Frye spent his last 4 seasons with the Phoenix Suns. Last season in 82 starts with the Suns, Frye averaged 11.1 ppg, 5.1 rpg, and 1.2 apg at 43.2 FG%, 82.1 FT%, and 37.0 3PT% on 28.2 minutes per contest. Frye missed the entire ’12-’13 campaign following a procedure to alleviate his enlarged heart condition. The 6′ 11″ shooter made $6.4 million in ’13-’14 with Phoenix, so $8 million per season in Orlando is a bump in salary for the Arizona Wildcats product. Aaron Gordon also went to Arizona. Tobias Harris is Frye’s cousin.
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