ORLANDO – The Orlando Magic have waived guard Terrence Ross, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. Upon clearing waivers, Ross will become a free agent.
“We want to thank Terrence (Ross) for all of his contributions during his time here in Orlando,” said Weltman. “We truly appreciate his professionalism and veteran leadership. We are excited this agreement will give him an outstanding opportunity, and we wish he and his family all the best.”
Ross (6’7”, 205, 2/7/01) has played in 42 games (nine starts) this season with Orlando, averaging 8.0 ppg., 2.0 rpg. and 1.3 apg. in 22.5 minpg. He scored in double figures 12 times and 20+ points twice, including a season-high 29 points on Oct. 22 vs. Boston.
Originally selected in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft by Toronto, Ross has played in 712 career NBA regular season games (187 starts) with Toronto and Orlando, averaging 11.0 ppg., 2.8 rpg. and 1.3 apg. in 24.7 minpg. He was acquired by the Magic from Toronto, along with a future first round draft pick, in exchange for Serge Ibaka on Feb. 14, 2017.
Ross appeared in 349 career games (55 starts) with the Magic, averaging 12.7 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 1.7 apg. in 26.1 minpg. He ranks sixth on both Orlando’s all-time three-pointers made list with 697 and three-pointers attempted list with 1,986.