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Orlando Magic | #21 | Forward-Center

Moritz

Wagner

PPG

9.0

RPG

3.7

APG

1.4

PIE

12.4

HEIGHT

6'11" (2.11m)

WEIGHT

245lb (111kg)

COUNTRY

Germany

LAST ATTENDED

Michigan

AGE

25 years

BIRTHDATE

April 26, 1997

DRAFT

2018 R1 Pick 25

EXPERIENCE

4 Years

6'11" | 245lb | 25 years

DRAFT

2018 R1 Pick 25

BIRTHDATE

April 26, 1997

COUNTRY

Germany

LAST ATTENDED

Michigan

EXPERIENCE

4 Years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2020-21 SEASON: Played in 45 total games (24 starts) with Washington, Boston and Orlando, averaging 6.9 ppg., 3.2 rpg. and 1.1 apg. in 16.0 minpg….Appeared in 25 games (13 starts) with the Wizards, averaging 7.1 ppg., 2.9 rpg. and 1.3 apg. in 15.0 minpg.…Traded to Boston as part of a three-team deal on Mar. 25…Played in nine games (one start) with the Celtics, averaging 1.2 ppg. and 2.1 rpg. in 6.8 minpg….Waived by Boston on Apr. 16…Signed as a free agent by Orlando on Apr. 27…Played in 11 games (10 starts) with the Magic, averaging 11.0 ppg., 4.9 rpg. and 1.1 apg. in 26.0 minpg.…As a starter with Orlando, averaged 11.9 ppg., 5.2 rpg. and 1.2 apg. in 27.7 minpg….Led (or tied) the Magic in scoring once and in assists once…Led (or tied) the Wizards in rebounding once…Scored in double figures 14 times (six times with Orlando) and 20+ points three times (twice with Orlando), including a season-high 24 points on May 1 vs. Memphis…Had 10+ rebounds once – a season-high 13 rebounds on May 11 @ Milwaukee…Had one double-double…Dished out a career-high five assists on Feb. 23 @ L.A. Clippers…Had at least one steal 15 times (three times with Orlando) and two-or-more steals six times (once with Orlando), including a career-high four steals on Feb. 15 vs. Houston and Mar. 12 vs. Philadelphia…Had at least one blocked shot 16 times (seven times with Orlando) and two-or-more blocks twice (all with Orlando)…Played a career-high 41:22 on May 3 @ Detroit…Missed three games (Jan. 24-27) due to health and safety protocols. PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Appeared in 133 career NBA regular season games (34 starts) with the L.A. Lakers, Washington, Boston and Orlando, averaging 6.8 ppg. and 3.4 rpg. in 15.1 minpg….Also played and started in six career NBA G League games, all with South Bay, averaging 16.5 ppg., 5.8 rpg. and 3.0 apg. in 27.8 minpg….2019-20: Played in 45 games (five starts) with Washington, averaging 8.7 ppg., 4.9 rpg. and 1.2 apg. in 18.6 minpg., while shooting .545 (145-266) from the floor and .821 (78-95) from the free throw line…Scored in double figures 18 times and had 20+ points once, including a career-high 30 points on Nov. 15 @ Minnesota…Had 10+ rebounds four times, including a career-high 15 rebounds on Nov. 15 @ Minnesota…Had two double-doubles…Had at least one steal 22 times and two-or-more steals six times…Had at least one blocked shot 12 times and two-or-more blocks four times, including a career-high three blocked shots three times, the last on Nov. 8 vs. Cleveland…Played in the 2020 Rising Stars Game at NBA All-Star Weekend, tallying 16 points and four rebounds…2018-19: Appeared in 43 games (five starts) during his rookie campaign with the L.A. Lakers, averaging 4.8 ppg. and 2.0 rpg. in 1.4 minpg.…Made his NBA debut on Nov. 17 @ Orlando, playing 2:06…Scored his first NBA points on Dec. 2 vs. Phoenix…Also played and started in six games with South Bay of the NBA G League, averaging 16.5 ppg., 5.8 rpg. and 3.0 apg. in 27.8 minpg. CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the L.A. Lakers in the first round (25th overall) of the 2018 NBA Draft…Played with South Bay of the NBA G League (2018-19)…Traded from the L.A. Lakers along with Isaac Bonga, Jemerrio Jones and a 2022 second round draft pick to Washington as part of a three-team trade that also included New Orleans; the L.A. Lakers traded Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, De'Andre Hunter, Brandon Ingram, cash considerations, a 2021 first round draft pick, a 2023 first round draft pick and a 2024 first round draft pick to New Orleans; New Orleans traded Anthony Davis to the L.A. Lakers; Washington traded cash considerations to New Orleans (Jul. 6, 2019)…Traded from Washington to Boston as part of a three-team deal that also included Chicago; Boston traded Javonte Green and Daniel Theis to Chicago; Chicago traded Luke Kornet to Boston and Daniel Gafford and Chandler Hutchison to Washington; Washington traded Troy Brown Jr. to Chicago (Mar. 25, 2021)...Waived by Boston (Apr. 16, 2021)…Signed as a free agent by Orlando (Apr. 27, 2021)…Re-signed as a free agent by Orlando (Aug. 23, 2021).

BEFORE NBA

Played in 107 career games (77 starts) during three seasons at the University of Michigan (2015-18), averaging 10.4 ppg. and 4.5 rpg. in 21.0 minpg….As a junior (2017-18), played and started in 39 games, averaging 14.6 ppg. and 7.1 rpg. in 27.6 minpg., while shooting .528 (216-409) from the floor and .394 (63-160) from three-point range…Named to the 2017-18 All-Big Ten Second Team and was later named the Most Outstanding Player at the 2018 Big Ten Tournament, leading the Wolverines to the Big Ten Conference Tournament championship…Also earned 2018 NCAA West Region All-Tournament Team honors and the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team, helping Michigan reach the NCAA Championship game.

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Victor Moritz Wagner…Name pronounced MORE-rhetz VOG-ner…Son of Beate Wagner and Axel Schulz…Brother, Franz, also played at the University of Michigan and was selected by the Magic with the eighth overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft…Played 18 games with ALBA Berlin II, averaging 16.8 ppg.…Won a gold medal with the German National Team at the 2014 European under 18 Division B Championships…You can follow him on Twitter: @moritz_weasley and on Instagram: @moritz_weasley.