Orlando Magic sign former Tennessee standout, waive ex-Kentucky guard
Former Tennessee basketball standout Admiral Schofield has signed a two-way deal with the Orlando Magic. He originally signed as a free agent on Sept. 21 but was waived on Oct. 16. The team brought him back on 10-day deals twice in December and now he will be sticking around for a little while longer.
Schofield signed a 10-day contract with the team on Dec. 17, and then another one on Dec. 27. He has played in nine games for the Magic this season, averaging 4.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 1 assist per game. He also started in one of them. President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced the news, and it was confirmed in a team press release on Thursday.
Schofield started his NBA career with the Philadelphia 76ers after being selected in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft. He was traded to the Washington Wizards after the draft. He has spent the majority of his career in the G-league.
During his time at Tennessee (2015-2019), Schofield averaged 11.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game.
With Schofield signed, the Magic waived two-way guard Mychal Mulder, a former Kentucky Wildcat. Mulder signed as a free agent to a two-way contract on Oct. 26. He played in 15 games (2 starts) this season with the Magic, averaging 3.7 ppg. and 1.4 rpg. in 13.0 minpg.