The Orlando Magic on Sunday officially signed Shevin Mack, the team announced. Rumors of an agreement between Orlando and the 27-year-old point guard began circulating Friday. His contract is rumored to be worth $12 million over two seasons.
“Shelvin brings veteran experience and depth to our backcourt,” said Jeff Weltman, the Magic’s president of basketball operations, said in a release announcing the move. “We are excited to welcome him and his family to the Magic organization.”
In his seven-year career, Mack owns per-game averages of 6.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 2.6 assists. He spent the 2016/17 season with the Utah Jazz and averaged 7.8 points, 2.3 boards, and 2.8 assists. The Butler product has primarily served as a backup in his career, with 50 starts in 330 total appearances. He figures to continue that role in Orlando behind Elfrid Payton and alongside D.J. Augustin.
Mack is more renowned for his defense and tenacity than he is for his scoring and shooting.