Orlando Magic signs 2 players to 10-day contracts
Dewayne Dedmon, Adonis Thomas join roster
The Orlando Magic signed two players to 10-day contracts on Tuesday.
The signing by center Dewayne Dedmon and guard-forward Adonis Thomas, who are 23rd and 24th Gatorade call-ups of the 2013-2014 NBA Development League season, was announced by General Manager Rob Hennigan.
Dedmon, who stands at 7 feet tall, has played in 15 combined games this season with Golden State and Philadelphia. He averages 2.5 ppg and 3.3 rpg in 10.4 minpg. Dedmon also appeared in 15 games with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League.
Thomas, who stands at 6-foot-7, has played in 26 games with the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League, where he started 21 games. He averaged 16.2 ppg, 4.2 rpg and 1.3 apg in 35.1 minpg, while shooting .469 from three-point range.
Dedmon played 59 games, and started 49 times, during his two-year career at the University of South Carolina. He was not drafted by an NBA team in 2013. He led the Trojans in rebounding and blocked shots, and did not play basketball until his senior year of high school.
Thomas, who was also undrafted in 2013, played 55 games during two years at the University of Memphis. He started 44 times, and was named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team in 2013.
Orlando’s roster now stands at 14 players.