Magic exercise contract options on Markelle Fultz, Jonathan Isaac, Mo Bamba
The Orlando Magic have exercised their fourth-year team options on guard Markelle Fultz and big man Jonathan Isaac for the 2020-21 season, as well as their third-year option on center Mo Bamba, according to Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
Bamba and Isaac were always going to get picked up, but Fultz is notable given he hasn’t played a game with the Magic yet.
The Orlando Magic have exercised their fourth-year team options on Markelle Fultz and Jonathan Isaac for the 2020-21 season and their third-year option on Mo Bamba for the 2020-21 team season, a team official said.
— Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) September 16, 2019
Last season for the Magic, Jonathan Isaac played in 75 games. He averaged 9.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists while shooting 42.9 percent from the field, 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.5 percent from the free-throw line.
Issac was the sixth overall pick in the 2017 Draft.
Mo Bamba appeared in 47 games during his rookie campaign. He put up 6.2 points and 5.0 rebounds. The Magic selected Bamba with the sixth overall pick in the 2018 Draft.
Markelle Fultz has only played in 33 NBA games since getting drafted with the first overall pick in the 2017 Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. He dealt with scapular muscle imbalance in his right shoulder during his rookie season and was diagnosed with Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome last season.
Fultz has career averages of 7.7 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists while shooting 41.4 percent from the field, 26.7 percent from beyond the arc and 53.4 percent from the free-throw line.
The Magic still have no idea when Fultz is going to make his Orlando debut.