Orlando Magic makes a roster move as Admiral Schofield ‘agrees to stay on a two-way contract’
- The London, England native was originally with the No. 42 pick of the 2019 draft
- Orlando head coach Jamahl Mosley was also named HC for the USA select team
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The Orlando Magic has agreed to sign forward Admiral Schofield to another two-way contract, according to his agency Priority Sports, via ESPN.
Schofield featured in 37 games for the Magic last season, after appearing in only 38 during the previous year in 2021-22.
Over the course of two seasons, he has featured in a total of 75 games for the Magic and averaged four points per game while averaging around 12 minutes per contest.
The 26-year-old London native was originally drafted with the No. 12 pick in the second round and No. 42 overall of the 2019 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers but was immediately traded to the Washington Wizards and only spent one year on their NBA roster before eventually moving to Orlando.
Schofield has also suited up in the G league during all four seasons of his career for averages of 14.8 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game while shooting 43.8 percent from the field and 34.2 percent from the three-point range.
The Orlando Magic have agreed to sign F Admiral Schofield to another two-way contract
Schofield has averaged four PPG through 75 games with the Magic over two seasons
Orlando head coach Jamahl Mosley was also named head coach for the USA select team
Orlando is set for another rebuilding season this year after finishing the season 13th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 34-48.
The Magic drafted University of Arkansas guard Anthony Black with the No. 6 overall pick in this year’s draft to add to the team’s young core of Paolo Banchero, Cole Anthony, Markelle Fultz, and Wendell Carter Jr.
They also selected Jett Howard out of Michigan with the No. 11 pick in order to solidify their rotation of young guards for years to come.
Orlando’s head coach Jamahl Mosley also received a ringing endorsement from USA Basketball as he prepares for another season coaching a incredibly young team.
Mosley was named as the coach for the US select team which will be a group of younger players that scrimmage against the senior team ahead of team USA’s latest quest for gold in the upcoming FIBA World Cup.
The 44-year-old coach was previously an assistant for the select team in 2020 as the USA prepared for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. That version of select team included a large amount of the G-league players that the USA used in Olympic qualifying games.
Younger players that are expected to eventually graduate to the senior team are often chosen for the select teams with names such as Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, Chet Holmgren, and Keegan Murray being reported for the upcoming roster.