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2016 NBA Draft: Orlando Magic select Domantas Sabonis

The Magic added another young big man to their core in this years draft.

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic have selected Domantas Sabonis with the 11th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.

Sabonis, the son of former basketball legend Arvydas Sabonis, burst onto the scene while playing an important role while at Gonzaga. In his sophomore season, Sabonis averaged 17.5 points, 11.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and .9 blocks per game.

With Aaron Gordon and Nikola Vucevic locked in as the Magic's starting power forward and center respectively, Sabonis would be relegated to a backup role early on. Sabonis is well developed on the offensive end, including showing potential as a jump shooter last season, but will need time to develop more on the defensive end.

Add in the fact that the Magic's two backup centers -- Dewayne Dedmon and Jason Smith -- are both free agents, it makes a lot of sense for the Magic to take Sabonis. He'd have a chance to work with Frank Vogel and company, who did wonders for Myles Turner last year in Indiana.

Barring any trades, the Magic will be selecting two more times tonight: 41st and 47th.