Galatasaray Men’s Basketball Team signed an agreement with American player Amile Jefferson until the end of the season as part of the transfer studies. The 27-year-old is 2.06 meters tall and can play in forward / pivot positions.
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Donatas Urbonas: Former Orlando Magic forward Amile Jefferson close to signing with Galatasaray Istanbul, per sources.
Jared Weiss: The Celtics are releasing PF Amile Jefferson, source tells @The Athletic.
Keith Smith: In other Celtics news, beyond Larry Bird’s birthday, Boston has officially signed Amile Jefferson. Fully non-guaranteed training camp contract for Jefferson.
Jay King: The Celtics have signed former Duke big man Amile Jefferson to an exhibit 10 deal, per source. He played 18 games for the Magic last season.
The Orlando Magic have acquired veteran forward James Ennis from the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for a 2020 second round draft pick (owed to the Magic from the L.A. Lakers), President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today. The Magic have also waived forward Amile Jefferson.
The Orlando Magic have signed forward Amile Jefferson, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Forward/Center Amile Jefferson has agreed to a two-year NBA contract with the Orlando Magic, agent Michael Tellem of @CAA_Basketball tells ESPN. Jefferson had been on a two-way deal with Magic.
Josh Robbins: The Magic have signed DaQuan Jeffries and Vic Law to Exhibit 10 contracts. In addition, Amile Jefferson has signed his two-way contract with the Magic.
Roy Parry: According to league sources, Amile Jefferson’s reported deal with the Magic will be a two-way contract. That will close out the team’s two-way contract slots; the Magic reportedly reached a two-way deal agreement with guard Josh Magette earlier this week.
Shams Charania: Free agent forward Amile Jefferson has agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Orlando Magic, league sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Josh Robbins: The Magic have issued qualifying offers to Khem Birch and Amile Jefferson, making both of them restricted free agents on June 30.
Shams Charania: Free agent forward Amile Jefferson has agreed to a two-way NBA contract with the Orlando Magic, league sources tell Yahoo. The former Duke standout finished last season on two-way with the Timberwolves.
Michael Scotto: Minnesota Timberwolves are signing forward Amile Jefferson to a two-way contract, league sources told @BBallInsiders. He’s averaged 18 points and 13.1 rebounds per game for the Iowa Wolves in the G-League. The former Duke standout earned First Team honors at the G-League Showcase
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced the team has signed forward Amile Jefferson and guard Melo Trimble. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. Jefferson, 24, played with the Timberwolves in the 2017 Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 2.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 11.0 minutes in five games. He was a fifth-year senior at Duke University in 2016-17 and averaged 10.9 points and 8.4 rebounds while shooting 61.3% from the field. Jefferson was a member of Duke’s 2015 NCAA Championship team and was a teammate of the Timberwolves’ Tyus Jones.
Michael Scotto: Former Duke standout Amile Jefferson and the Timberwolves have agreed to a one-year, partially guaranteed deal, sources told @BBallInsiders.
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July 30, 2021 | 3:34 pm EDT Update
This brings up one consequence of the trade: Davis is expected to play more minutes at center next season, according to sources. It won’t be full-time, but it’s required to maximize the roster’s spacing, shooting and transition attack. Davis has historically been reluctant to play the five unless it’s the playoffs — even if he publicly denies it — but he doesn’t have much of a choice.