ORLANDO MAGIC PRESS RELEASE
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Magic have signed guard Rashad Vaughn to a 10-day contract, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today.
Vaughn (6’6”, 210, 8/16/96) has played in a combined 23 games this season with both Milwaukee and Brooklyn, averaging 2.6 ppg. in 7.7 minpg. He was traded by Milwaukee to Brooklyn, along with a second round draft pick, in exchange for Tyler Zeller on Feb. 5. Vaughn was then traded by the Nets to New Orleans in exchange for Dante Cunningham on Feb. 8. He was waived by the Pelicans on Feb. 10.
Originally selected in the first round (17th overall) of the 2015 NBA Draft by Milwaukee, Vaughn has appeared in 134 career NBA regular season games (eight starts) with Milwaukee and Brooklyn, averaging 3.1 ppg. and 1.1 rpg. in 12.2 minpg. Prior to his NBA career, he spent one season at UNLV (2014-15), averaging 17.8 ppg., 4.8 rpg. and 1.6 apg. in 32.3 minpg., while shooting .383 (54-141) from three-point range. Vaughn was named 2014-15 Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year, as well as Honorable Mention All-MWC.
Vaughn will wear #20 with Orlando. The Magic’s roster now stands at 16 players.