Jonathan Isaac headlines Orlando Magic Summer League team

Jun 22, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Jonathan Isaac (Florida State) is introduced as the number six overall pick to the Orlando Magic in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 22, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Jonathan Isaac (Florida State) is introduced as the number six overall pick to the Orlando Magic in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports /

The Orlando Magic announced their Summer League roster featuring the Magic’s two rookies and several familiar faces to the team.

Orlando Magic draft picks Jonathan Isaac and Wesley Iwundu will make their unofficial Orlando Magic debuts Saturday, July 1 at the Mountain Dew Orlando Pro Summer League.

The Magic’s two picks from the 2017 NBA Draft will undoubtedly be the headliners for the Magic as they begin a five-game schedule in the first six days of July.

Magic fans and staff will certainly be keeping a close eye on Jonathan Isaac throughout the week to see just how far along he is developed. Isaac said after he was drafted he felt he did not get the chance to show his ability to play on the ball as part of the Florida State Seminoles’ veteran squad.

Isaac averaged only 12.0 points and 7.8 rebounds per game last year for the Seminoles. The Magic drafted him largely for his versatile skills and ability at 6-foot-10. He shows tons of athleticism and defensive ability. But this week should be a chance to show off his offensive game.

Wesley Iwundu is a little bit more developed. He played four years with the Kansas State Wildcats finishing off by averaging 13.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. He was known there for his defense and all-around solid play.

Other roster players joining Isaac and Iwundu are second-year center Stephen Zimmerman and rookie guards Marcus Georges-Hunt and Patricio Garino.

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Stephen Zimmerman played sparingly for the Magic last year as the team hoped to develop him behind the scenes and in the D-League with the Erie BayHawks. Zimmerman averaged 13.4 points and 8.9 rebounds per game in 21 games for Erie.

Marcus Georges-Hunt and Patricio Garino were also successful in the D-League before the Magic signed them shortly before the end of the season. Garino was a standout for the Magic’s Summer League team last year. He averaged 11.2 points per game and shot 43.0 percent from beyond the arc for the Austin Spurs. Georges-Hunt averaged 15.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game for the Maine Red Claws.

The Magic signed both toward the end of last season with the idea of bringing them in for Summer League and training camp beyond that.

The most interesting name returning to Summer League though is former second-round pick Tyler Harvey.

Harvey was the Magic’s second-round selection in 2015. He played for the Erie BayHawks in the 2016 season. After struggling in Summer League last year, the Magic opted not to sign Harvey to their training camp roster, retaining his rights. He played for FIAT Torino in Italy last year. Harvey averaged 10.7 points per game for them last season.

Other notables on the roster include Michigan Wolverines guard Derrick Walton, Erie BayHawks guard Kalin Lucas, center Shevon Thompson and forward Stefan Jankovic.

Here is the Magic’s complete Summer League roster:

No. PlayerHeightPos.Last TeamNotes
1 – Jonathan Isaac6-10FFlorida State Seminoles (NCAA)6th overall pick 2017 Draft
4- Tyler Harvey6-4GFIAT Torino (Italy)52nd overall pick 2015 Draft
5- Josh Gray6-1GNorthern Arizona Suns (D-League)13.4 PPG, 4.5 APG
6- Kalin Lucas6-1GErie BayHawks (D-League)18.5 PPG, 5.1 APG, 40.4% 3FG%
7- Derrick Walton Jr.6-1GMichigan Wolverines (NCAA)15.5 PPG, 42.2% 3FG%
12- Jalen Jones6-7FMaine Red Claws (D-League)21.0 PPG, 9.0 RPG
13- Marcus Georges-Hunt6-6GOrlando Magic (NBA)Signed multi-year deal with Magic
15- Shevon Thompson7-0CErie BayHawks (D-League)12.1 PPG, 7.5 RPG
20- Levi Randolph6-5FScandone Avellino (Italy)9.6 PPG
21- Oriol Pauli6-7FHerbalife Gran Canaria (Spain)4.7 PPG, 42.9% 3FG%
24- Kellen Dunham6-4GIowa Energy (D-League)4.9 PPG
25- Wesley Iwundu6-7FKansas State Wildcats (NCAA)33rd pick in 2017 NBA Draft
29- Patricio Garino6-7G/FOrlando Magic (NBA)Signed multi-year deal with Magic
30- Stefan Jankovic6-11FErie BayHawks (D-League)13.6 PPG, 6.4 RPG
33- Stephen Zimmerman6-11COrlando Magic (NBA)41st pick in 2016 NBA Draft
35- Reggie Cameron6-7FGeorgetown Hoyas (NCAA)1.7 PPG
40- Matt Costello6-9FIowa Energy (D-League)9.5 PPG, 10.2 RPG
42- Hassan Martin6-7FRhode Island Rams (NCAA)13.6 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 2.3 BPG
PlayerHeightPos.Last TeamNotes

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The Magic’s Summer League schedule is as follows (all games will air on NBATV and Summer League is closed to the public):

July 1: 1 p.m. vs. Indiana
July 2: 3 p.m. vs. Miami
July 3: 3 p.m. vs. Dallas
July 5: 5 p.m. vs. New York
July 6: Championship Day