December 31, 2016 - NBA Development League (D-League) - Erie BayHawks
Orlando, FL - The Orlando Magic have assigned center Stephen Zimmerman to the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today.
Zimmerman (7'0", 240, 9/9/96) has appeared in eight games this season with the Magic, averaging 1.3 ppg. and 1.8 rpg. in 4.0 minpg. He was previously assigned to Erie on November 28 and December 15. Zimmerman has played and started in six games with the BayHawks, averaging 17.3 ppg., 13.5 rpg., 1.0 apg., 1.50 blkpg. and 1.33 stlpg. in 34.2 minpg., while shooting .494 (42-85) from the field. He was originally selected in the second round (41st overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft by Orlando.
The Orlando Magic and the Erie BayHawks are in the final year of a three-year single affiliation partnership. Orlando became the 16th NBA team to have a one-to-one affiliation with an NBA D-League team. The partnership, also referred to as a "hybrid affiliation," allows an NBA team to control the NBA D-League team's basketball operations, while the existing local ownership maintains primary responsibility for the team's off-the-court business operations and community initiatives.
Orlando's next game is Sunday, January 1 @ Indiana. Tip-off is 6 p.m. Coverage on FOX Sports Florida begins at 5:30 p.m. For ticket information, log on to OrlandoMagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.