Magic Sign Chris Johnson

Here is the official word from the Magic:


Orlando, FL – The Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward Chris Johnson, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today.  Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed.

Johnson (6’6”, 201, 4/29/90) played in 138 career games during four years at the University of Dayton, averaging 10.6 ppg., 6.1 rpg. and 1.1 apg. in 24.9 minpg.  He was named the 2010 NIT Most Valuable Player and was a four-time Atlantic 10 Conference honoree during his collegiate career.  Johnson was waived by the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct. 7.

Orlando’s roster currently stands at 20 players.  The Magic host Philadelphia in their preseason home opener at Amway Center on Thursday, Oct. 11.  Game time is 7 p.m.  For ticket information, call (407) 89-MAGIC or log on to<>.

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