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Orlando Magic | #1 | Forward

Jonathan

Isaac

PPG

11.9

RPG

6.8

APG

1.4

PIE

10.8

6'11" | 230lb | 23 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2019-20 SEASON: Appeared in 34 games (32 starts) with Orlando, averaging 11.9 ppg., 6.8 rpg., 1.4 apg., 2.29 blkpg. and 1.56 stlpg. in 28.8 minpg.…As a starter, averaged 12.0 ppg., 6.9 rpg., 1.4 apg., 2.44 blkpg. and 1.56 stlpg. in 29.7 minpg… Led (or tied) the team in scoring three times, in rebounding seven times and in assists once…Scored in double figures 23 times and 20+ points four times, including a career-high 25 points on Nov. 23 @ Indiana…Had five double-doubles…Had 10+ rebounds six times, including a career-high-tying 13 rebounds on Nov. 20 @ Toronto…Dished out a career-high five assists on Nov. 6 @ Dallas and Dec. 23 vs. Chicago…Had at least one blocked shot 30 times and two-or-more blocks 23 times, including a career-high six blocked shots on Nov. 6 @ Dallas…Had at least one steal 24 times and two-or-more steals 13 times, including a career-high seven steals on Dec. 28 @ Milwaukee…Scored his 1,000th career NBA point on Nov. 20 @ Toronto…Passed Darko Milicic (200) for tenth on the Magic’s all-time blocked shots list on Dec. 27 vs. Philadelphia and passed Tony Battie (205) for ninth on Dec. 30 vs. Atlanta…Missed 39 games due to injury: missed two games (Nov. 15-17) due to a sprained right ankle, 31 games (Jan. 3-Mar. 10) due to a posterior lateral corner injury/medial bone contusion of his left knee (suffered injury Jan. 1 @ Washington) and six games (Aug. 4-13) due to a torn left anterior cruciate ligament…Suffered a torn ACL of his left knee on Aug. 2 vs. Sacramento…Underwent successful surgery on Aug. 7…Missed the 2020 NBA Playoffs due to a torn left ACL.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 136 career NBA regular season games (106 starts), all with Orlando, averaging 9.3 ppg., 5.4 rpg., 1.1 apg., 1.51 blkpg. and 1.07 stlpg. in 25.8 minpg….Also played and started in five career playoff outings, averaging 6.6 ppg., 6.2 rpg. and 1.00 blkpg. in 27.3 minpg.

2018-19: Played in 75 games (64 starts) with Orlando, averaging 9.6 ppg., 5.5 rpg., 1.1 apg. and 1.31 blkpg. in 26.6 minpg.…Shot .815 (110-135) from the free throw line…As a starter, averaged 9.7 ppg., 5.6 rpg., 1.1 apg. and 1.27 blkpg. in 27.2 minpg…Ranked 19th in the NBA in blocked shots…Led (or tied) the team in scoring once and in rebounding six times…Scored in double figures 37 times and had 20+ points once…Had 10+ rebounds four times, including a career-high 13 rebounds on Jan. 31 vs. Indiana…Had three double-doubles…Recorded first career double-double on Oct. 22 @ Boston with 18 points and 12 rebounds…Had at least one blocked shot 52 times and two-or-more 26 times…Had at least one steal 42 times and two-or-more steals 13 times…Logged a career-high 35 minutes played (35:09) on Jan. 23 @ Brooklyn…Missed seven games due to injury: missed six games (Nov. 4-12) due to a sprained right ankle and one game (Apr. 10) due to a concussion...Also played and started in five playoff contests, averaging 6.6 ppg., 6.2 rpg. and 1.00 blkpg. in 27.3 minpg.

2017-18: Played in 27 games (ten starts) during his rookie campaign with Orlando, averaging 5.4 ppg., 3.7 rpg., 1.22 stlpg. and 1.11 blkpg. in 19.8 minpg.…As a starter, averaged 7.5 ppg., 3.8 rpg., 2.00 stlpg. and 1.00 blkpg. in 23.1 minpg…Scored in double figures three times…Made his NBA debut on Oct. 18 vs. Miami, tallying four points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots in 17 minutes…Recorded his first NBA points and rebound on a putback with 2:55 left in the first quarter…Made his first NBA start on Oct. 20 @ Brooklyn, tallying nine points, three assists, one rebound, two steals and one blocked shot in 23 minutes…Missed 51 total games due to injury: missed one game (Oct. 29) due to an illness, 17 games (Nov. 13-Dec. 15) due to a sprained right ankle, 24 games (Dec. 22-23, Dec. 28-Feb. 14) due to a sore right ankle, three games (Mar. 22-28) due to a left foot strain and six games (Apr. 3-11) due to a sprained left ankle…On the Inactive List four times…Also played in two games with Lakeland of the NBA G League, averaging 7.0 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 2.00 stlpg. in 16.1 minpg.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Orlando in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2017 NBA Draft…Played with Lakeland of the NBA G League (2017-18).

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE CAPSULE: Played and started in 32 games during his only season at Florida State University, averaging 12.0 ppg., 7.8 rpg., 1.2 apg., 1.53 blkpg. and 1.16 stlpg. in 26.2 minpg., while shooting .508 (130-256) from the floor, .348 (31-89) from three-point range and .780 (92-118) from the free throw line…Led the Seminoles in rebounding and blocked shots, while finishing second in scoring and steals…Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team and earned All-ACC Honorable Mention honors…His 7.8 rebounds per game set a school record for a freshman and were the most among all freshmen in the ACC in 2016-17…Named the ACC Rookie of the Week twice (Nov. 21, Jan. 23) and helped Florida State notch 26 wins, one shy of the school record, including 12 in conference play, which tied the school record for most ACC wins in a season.

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Jonathan Judah Isaac…Son of Jackie Allen…One of six children in his family – has one older sister, Kalilah, two older brothers, Jacob and Joel, and two younger brothers, Winston and Jeremiah…Majored in sport management while at Florida State…Recognized for his tremendous efforts in the Central Florida community as the co-winner of the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award in 2019…Started the Jonathan Isaac Fight for Literacy program in 2018 raising money and bringing awareness to the importance of reading…As part of the Magic’s Black History Month Celebration in 2019, took youth through an educational experience at a local museum of African-American art…Participated in the Magic’s youth basketball camps during 2017 and 2019…During the summer of 2019, participated in the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders program in Riga, Latvia…In 2020, invested in a program with his local church, J.U.M.P Ministries, to feed children under the age of 18…His www.ProjectLifeNow.org effort continued through the pandemic… Also joined Pepsi and Project Life to donate pizza, drinks and snacks to a local underserved community in the summer…Chosen to the 2019 USA Men’s Select Team…In 2015-16, played for IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., averaging 17.6 ppg. and 10.0 rpg., while shooting .510 from the floor…Competed in the Jordan Brand All-American Game (eight points, six rebounds and one block in 18 minutes) and was also a member of the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that faced the World Select Team at the Nike Hoop Summit (seven points and four rebounds)…Also attended the International School in Hollywood, Fla., for two seasons (2013-15) and Barrion Collier High School in Naples, Fla., for two seasons (2011-13)…A native of Bronx, NY…You can follow him on Twitter: @JJudahIsaac and on Instagram: @jonisaac_01.