The Orlando Magic have exercised their fourth-year team option on Mo Bamba.
Bamba (7’0”, 250, 5/12/98) appeared in 62 games last season with Orlando, averaging 5.4 ppg., 4.9 rpg. and 1.39 blkpg. in 14.2 minpg. He ranked 13th in the NBA in blocked shots. Bamba led (or tied) the team in rebounding five times. He scored in double figures nine times, including a career-high-tying 15 points on Nov. 27 @ Cleveland and Feb. 26 @ Atlanta. Bamba pulled down a career-high-tying 12 rebounds on Nov. 25 @ Detroit. He had at least one blocked shot 45 times and two-or-more blocks 24 times, including a career-high-tying five blocks on Feb. 24 @ Brooklyn.