According to the announcement by the President of Basketball Operations, Jeff Weltman, today, the Orlando Magic have agreed to terms with free agent guard Michael Carter-Williams. As is the club’s policy, the agreement’s specifics will not be discussed publicly.
Carter-Williams (6’6″, 205, 10/10/91) was selected by Philadelphia in the first round (11th overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft. He has played in 391 career NBA regular season games (217 starts) with Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Chicago, Charlotte, Houston, and Orlando, averaging 10.3 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, and 4.4 assists per game. Philadelphia initially selected Carter-Williams in the first round (11th overall) of the 1.27 steps in 25.3 mining. He has also played in 16 career postseason games (six starts), averaging 7.5 ppg., 3.2 RPG., and 2.9 APG. in 21.0 minpg.
On March 15, 2019, Carter-Williams was given a 10-day contract by Orlando after the Magic signed him as free agency. He played 88 games (25 starts) with the Magic from 2019-22, averaging 7.5 ppg., 3.9 RPG., and 3.3 APG. in 21.1 minpg. On February 10, 2022, Orlando released Carter-Williams from their contract.
In the 2013–14 NBA season, Carter-Williams was honored with the Rookie of the Year award and was chosen to the First Team of the NBA All-Rookie Team.