New Magic Teammates Ecstatic to Have Fultz Aboard

Markelle Fultz Sixers

It's obviously a fairly hefty price tag to give up a first-round pick for a player that hasn't seen the floor a ton during his first two National Basketball Association seasons, However, Fultz showcased massive potential during his lone collegiate season and the Magic are hoping he can realize that success at the National Basketball Association level.

Fultz had a tumultuous time in Philadelphia where he dealt with a hitch in his jump shot, a couple of injuries and a fair amount of underachievement. They met, first when Fultz played for famed DeMatha (Md.) Catholic, secondly at the Nike Hoop Summit and, later along the AAU circuit.

The 76ers acquired Jonathan Simmons in the deal for Fultz along with a couple of draft picks and now have one of the more formidable lineups in the Eastern Conference.

Fultz was a third-team All-American at the University of Washington. "To add a piece now, get ready for the playoffs and add some assets, a first-round pick and a high second-round pick, it just felt like the time to do it now". Brown admitted that, in recent weeks, he'd begun to wonder if things would ever work out for Fultz in Philadelphia.

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Fultz has been sidelined since November 19 after being diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome, a condition that affects the nerves between the neck and shoulder. "There's no question that it's a high reward", Weltman said. The team also cannot count on the 2019 NBA Draft as a cure-all; Orlando's record is not bad enough that it can count on winning a top-three pick in the lottery.

Bamba, however, welcomed his new teammate to Orlando, though - well, kinda.

Given time to heal his shoulder and rid his head of whatever demons that might have been haunting him and Fultz will once again return to being a top talent, Isaac predicted. "But I would feel ..."

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