The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard Sindarius Thornwell to a two-way contract, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman introduced at this time.
As well as, guard Devin Cannady has been waived.
Thornwell (6’4”, 215, 11/15/94) performed in 14 video games (one begin) this season with New Orleans, averaging 1.2 ppg. in 5.2 minpg. He was initially signed by the Pelicans on July 6, 2020, was waived on Feb. 22, then signed two 10-day contracts, the primary on Feb. 24.
Initially chosen within the second spherical (forty eighth general) of the 2017 NBA Draft by Milwaukee, Thornwell has performed in 153 profession NBA common season video games (19 begins) with the L.A. Clippers and New Orleans, averaging 2.5 ppg. and 1.3 rpg. in 10.3 minpg.
Thornwell performed and began in 132 profession video games throughout 4 seasons on the College of South Carolina (2013-17), averaging 14.7 ppg., 5.2 rpg., 3.0 apg. and 1.51 stlpg. in 31.8 minpg. As a senior (2016-17), he averaged 21.4 ppg., 7.1 rpg., 2.8 apg. and a couple of.13 stlpg. in 33.9 minpg., whereas taking pictures .392 (58-148) from three-point vary and .830 (215-259) from the free throw line. Thornwell was named to the 2016-17 All-SEC First Crew, the SEC All-Defensive Crew and earned SEC Participant of the 12 months honors. He was the 2016-17 East Regional Most Excellent Participant and led the Gamecocks to the 2016-17 NCAA Ultimate 4. Thornwell was additionally named to the SEC All-Freshman Crew in 2013-14.
Thornwell will put on #12 with the Orlando Magic.
Cannady (6’2”, 183, 5/21/96) performed in eight video games with Orlando, averaging 4.3 ppg. in 9.3 minpg. He initially was signed to a 10-day contract by Orlando on Apr. 6, then launched from that contract on Apr. 13, earlier than signing a two-way contract on Apr. 16. Cannady suffered an open dislocation of his proper ankle on Apr. 25, forcing him to overlook the remainder of the common season.