OMAHA, NE - MARCH 16: Kyle O'Quinn #10 of the Norfolk State Spartans looks to move the ball against Ricardo Ratliffe #10 of the Missouri Tigers during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 16, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Orlando Magic will announce Thursday they have signed O'Quinn to a three-year contract, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Less than two months after the Orlando Magic selected Kyle O'Quinn in the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft, the team evidently likes what they saw in summer league and will announce Thursday they have signed O'Quinn to a three-year contract, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
O'Quinn's agent, Alberto Ebanks, told the Orlando Sentinel that the the contract will worth a total of $2.5 million with $788,000 guaranteed in his first season with the Magic. In five games during the 2012 summer league, O'Quinn averaged 8.8 points and 6.2 rebounds.
After not playing basketball as a junior in high school, O'Quinn played as a senior but only received a scholarship offer from Norfolk State. As a member of the Norfolk State team, O'Quinn earned the MEAC Player of the Year award in his senior season and led the No. 15 seeded team to a victory over No. 2 seeded Missouri in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.