The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard Michael Carter-Williams for the remainder of the season, Carter-Williams signed his initial 10-day contract with Orlando on Mar. 15, then a second 10-day contract on Mar. 25.
In addition, Orlando has waived guard Isaiah Briscoe. Orlando’s roster now stands at 17 players.
Carter-Williams has appeared in nine games with the Magic, averaging 5.4 ppg., 4.8 rpg., 3.7 apg. and 1.00 blkpg. in 18.7 minpg. Prior to joining Orlando, he played in 16 games (one start) this season with Houston, averaging 4.3 ppg. and 1.3 apg. in 9.1 minpg. Carter-Williams was traded by the Rockets along with cash considerations to Chicago in exchange for a protected 2020 second round draft pick on Jan. 7. He was then waived by Chicago.
Briscoe played in 39 games this season with Orlando, averaging 3.5 ppg., 2.2 apg. and 1.9 rpg. in 14.3 minpg. He also played in two games with Lakeland of the NBA G League, averaging 16.0 ppg., 7.0 apg. and 1.50 stlpg. in 31.2 minpg. Briscoe was originally signed as a free agent on Jul. 6, 2018.