Magic Waive Marcus Georges-Hunt
July 31, 2017
ORLANDO – The Orlando Magic have waived guard-forward Marcus Georges-Hunt, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today. He was signed as a free agent by Orlando on April 3, 2017.
Georges-Hunt (6’6”, 220, 3/28/94) played in five games last season during his rookie campaign with the Magic, averaging 2.8 ppg. and 1.8 rpg. in 9.5 minpg. He also made his NBA debut on April 4 at Cleveland, recording one rebound in four minutes, and scored his first NBA points on April 6 vs. Brooklyn, finishing with career-highs of eight points and seven rebounds in 20 minutes. Prior to being signed by Orlando, Georges-Hunt played in 45 games (40 starts) with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA G League, averaging 15.8 ppg., 6.2 rpg., 4.5 apg. and 1.02 stlpg. in 36.4 minpg., while shooting .392 (74-of-189) from 3-point range and .888 (159-of-179) from the free throw line. He ranked sixth in the G League in minutes played and 20th in assists and was named a 2016-17 NBA G League All-Star.