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Josh Magette Named NBA G League Player of the Week

December 9, 2019 - NBA G League (G League) - Lakeland Magic News Release


Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic eyes the basket
Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic eyes the basket
(Lakeland Magic, Credit: Fernando Medina, Gary Bassing & NBAE via Getty Images)

The NBA G League announced today that Orlando Magic Two-Way player Josh Magette has been named NBA G League Player of the Week for games played December 2-8. Magette is the first Player of the Week award recipient for the Lakeland Magic during the 2019-20 G League season.

In three games played for the Lakeland Magic this week, Magette averaged 25.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 10.0 assists, averaging 36.0 minutes per game.

The Alabama-Huntsville graduate also currently ranks fifth in the G League from behind the arc averaging 50.8 percent, while also shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 81.0 percent from the free throw line this season.

Magette made two game winning shots in one week for the Lakeland Magic. The first on Tuesday, December 3 against the Capital City Go-Go and again on Friday, December 7 in front of a home crowd while taking on the Greensboro Swarm.

The Lakeland Magic are back at home on Tuesday night to face off against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Tip-off at the RP Funding Center is set for 7:00 pm for Two for Tuesday including $2 tickets, beers, hot dogs and Pepsi fountain drinks. The game will be available on ESPN+.

Lakeland Magic single-game tickets and group tickets are available now. For ticket information, visit lakelandmagic.com or call 863.825.3258.





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Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic
Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic

(Fernando Medina, Gary Bassing & NBAE via Getty Images)
Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic vs. the College Park Skyhawks
Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic vs. the College Park Skyhawks

(Fernando Medina, Gary Bassing & NBAE via Getty Images)
Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic vs. the College Park Skyhawks
Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic vs. the College Park Skyhawks

(Fernando Medina, Gary Bassing & NBAE via Getty Images)
Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic eyes the basket
Josh Magette of the Lakeland Magic eyes the basket

(Fernando Medina, Gary Bassing & NBAE via Getty Images)
  

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