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Magic Sign E'Twaun Moore

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

The Orlando Magic have made the signing of guard E’Twaun Moore official:


Orlando, FL — The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard E’Twaun Moore, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed.

Moore (6’4”, 191, 2/25/89) played in 38 games during his rookie campaign last season with Boston, averaging 2.9 ppg. in 8.7 minpg. He scored a career-high 16 points, including four three-pointers on Jan. 26 @ Orlando. Moore also appeared in nine playoff outings.

Originally selected in the second round (55th overall) by Boston in the 2011 NBA Draft, Moore appeared in 140 games (136 starts) during his four-year collegiate career at Purdue University, averaging 15.3 ppg., 4.4 rpg., 2.9 rpg. and 1.17 stlpg in 32.3 minpg. He led the Boilermakers in scoring for three straight seasons (2007-10), was named First Team All-Big Ten twice (2009-10, 2010-11) and Second Team All-Big Ten twice (2007-08, 2008-09).

During his senior season (2010-11), Moore played and started in 34 games, averaging 18.0 ppg., 5.1 rpg.3.2 rpg. and 1.21 stlpg. in 33.9 minpg. As a junior (2009-10), he became the first player in 20 years to lead Purdue in both scoring and assists. In 2007-08, Moore became the first true freshman ever to lead the Boilermakers in scoring.

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