According to multiple reports, the Orlando Magic began the NBA's Free Agency period with a meeting with free agent forward Paul Millsap. The meeting was first reported by NBA.Com's David Aldridge, with ESPN Insider Chris Broussard following up the report saying the Magic reportedly offered the free agent big man a four-year, $80 million dollar contract.
Broussard also reports that a decision from Millsap could come as soon as today.
Millsap, 30, is coming off two of his best years in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks. In two seasons with the Magic's division rivals, Millsap earned two All-Star game bids, while putting up averages of 17.3 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.8 steals per game.
Getting Millsap would be a huge get for the Magic. The nine-year veteran would be able to come in and solidify the Magic's front court from day one, and give them a seemingly perfect fit next to center Nikola Vucevic.
While getting Millsap would be big for the team, it would likely cost them forward Tobias Harris. Harris, 23, was given a qualifying offer by the team on Tuesday, making him a restricted free agent. Harris is free to sign with any team, but the Magic would be given the opportunity to match any offer sheet signed.