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Seven notable players who spent multiple stints with Magic

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With a history that spans more than three decades, the Orlando Magic have had many faces come through the organization.

Only a select few however, have done so twice. Here’s a look at Orlando players to spend multiple stints with the Magic:

Arron Afflalo, G (2012-14, 2017-18)

During the 2013-14 season, Arron Afflalo made a pretty convincing All-Star bid. That season, he shot 46% from the field and averaged better than 18 points per game. He was ultimately dealt to the Denver Nuggets in a trade that brought Evan Fournier to Orlando. After two seasons in Orlando during the prime of his career, Afflalo returned for his final season of 2017-18. He averaged just 3.4 points in 53 contests.

Keith Bogans, G (2003-04, 2006-09)

A Kentucky product, Keith Bogans had a solid rookie year in Orlando before being traded to the Charlotte Bobcats. Bogans would later return to Orlando where he would spend two full seasons and a portion of a third. In 250 career games with the Magic, Bogans averaged 10.6 points per game.

Horace Grant, F (1994-99, 2001-03)

Fresh off his only All-Star Game appearance, Horace Grant was a big-time acquisition during the summer of 1994 and helped the Orlando Magic make their first run to the NBA Finals in 1995. After five seasons with the Magic, Grant served one-year stints with the Seattle SuperSonics and Los Angeles Lakers before returning for two seasons. A four-time NBA champion during his career, Grant brought toughness and a veteran presence to the Magic. In more than 400 games with Orlando, Grant averaged 11.3 points and 8.2 rebounds while shooting better than 50% from the field.

Anthony Johnson, G (2000, 2008-10)

A journeyman who went on to have a 13-year NBA career, Anthony Johnson spent time with the Magic during two different stages of his career. During the 1999-00 season, Johnson played in just 18 games for Orlando, but served a vital role as a backup point guard late in his career behind Jameer Nelson and Rafer Alston. Johnson appeared in 80 games and made 12 starts for the Orlando team that reached the 2009 NBA Finals.

Bo Outlaw, F (1997-2001, 2005-08)

A fan favorite during his time with the Orlando Magic, Bo Outlaw was known for his hustle and his defense. Outlaw was a major contributor during his first tenure with the Magic and helped the team reach the playoffs twice. Outlaw was ultimately traded for Jud Buechler early during the 2001-02 season, but returned to spend his final three seasons with the franchise in a more limited role.

Donald Royal, F (1992-96, 1997-98)

Technically, Donald Royal had three stints with the Orlando Magic, but did not play during the first. As the franchise rose to relevance however, Royal played a major role. Royal made 68 starts with Orlando during the 1994-95 season as it reached the NBA Finals for the first time. Royal was waived after playing in just a game during the 1996-97 season before being signed to a 10-day contract and playing two more for the Magic during the 1997-98 campaign. In 288 games with the Magic, Royal averaged nearly eight points per game and shot 49% from the field.

Hedo Turkoglu, F (2004-09, 2010-13)

Hedo Turkoglu was part of deep playoff runs with the Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs, but his best years were with the Orlando Magic. A 6-foot-10 forward with range and the ability to handle the ball, Turkoglu was known for his big moments with the Magic. Turkoglu was a vital part of the Magic’s run to the 2009 NBA Finals before being traded following the season. He was away for just more than a year before returning in a trade from the Phoenix Suns. In portions of eight seasons with Orlando. Turkoglu averaged 14.5 points per game and shot 38% from deep. He ranks in the top 10 all-time in Magic history in games, points, rebounds, assists, steals, field goals and made three-pointers.