The Orlando Magic have exercised their third-year team option on guard-forward Mario Hezonja, while also exercising their fourth-year team options on forward Aaron Gordon and guard Elfrid Payton.
Gordon played in 78 games (37 starts) last season with Orlando, averaging 9.2 ppg., 6.5 rpg. and 1.6 apg. in 23.9 minpg. Originally selected in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2014 NBA Draft by Orlando, he has appeared in 125 career regular season NBA games (45 starts), all with the Magic, averaging 7.7 ppg., 5.4 rpg. and 1.3 apg. in 21.3 minpg.
Hezonja played in 79 games (nine starts) last season during his rookie campaign with Orlando, averaging 6.1 ppg., 2.2 rpg. and 1.4 apg. in 17.9 minpg. He was originally selected in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Magic.
Payton played in 73 games (69 starts) last season with Orlando, averaging 10.7 ppg., a team-high 6.4 apg., 3.6 rpg. and 1.22 stlpg. in 29.4 minpg. He was tied for 12th in the NBA in assists, ranked 15th in assists-to-turnover ratio (2.64, 467/177) and 40th in steals.