Orlando, FL — The Orlando Magic have exercised their team option on forward Wes Iwundu, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Iwundu is now signed through the 2019-20 season.
Iwundu proved to be a key piece in the Magic’s 2018-19 season playoff run, providing solid defense for the team’s second unit while also giving it scoring lifts throughout the season.
Iwundu (6’7”, 195, 12/20/94) played in 68 games (13 starts) last season with the Magic, averaging 5.0 ppg., 2.7 rpg. and 1.1 apg. in 18.1 minpg. He also appeared in five playoff outings, averaging 4.8 ppg. and 1.4 rpg. in 12.0 minpg.
Originally selected by Orlando in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2017 NBA Draft, Iwundu has played in 130 career NBA regular season games, all with the Magic, averaging 4.4 ppg., 2.5 rpg. and 1.0 apg. in 17.3 minpg.