The NBA has allegedly allowed an impaired player special case to the Orlando Magic as forward Al-Farouq Aminu recuperates from meniscus medical procedure, as indicated by Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium (by means of Josh Robbins of The Athletic).
Robbins noticed the DPE is unique in relation to the therapeutic hardship special case, which means the Magic can sign a supplanting player with Aminu sidelined for a lot of time.
Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports called attention to the Magic additionally applied for the DPE for Jonathan Isaac due to the huge man’s knee damage, however, there’s no news on the application for Isaac, which could mean he may not miss the remainder of the period.
Aminu has not played since a Nov. 29 misfortune to the Toronto Raptors. He’s found the middle value of 4.3 focuses and 4.8 bounce back per challenge in 18 games this season, his first with the Magic.
The swingman has played for the Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Pelicans, Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers and Magic as an auxiliary scorer who can hit from three-point go, fight for bounce back and challenge shots protectively with his wingspan.
The Magic marked the veteran to a three-year bargain this past offseason, adding postseason experience to a group that was hoping to fight.
Orlando has stayed in the season finisher picture without him and sits in the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference at 21-23. It will presently get the opportunity to include some assistance before the stretch run given the NBA’s decision.
On Thursday, the NBA reported the pool of 10 players that will begin in the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.
To decide the 10 starters, fans represented 50 percent of the vote (five players from every gathering). Current NBA players and a media board each represented 25 percent of the vote, with those voters finishing one full voting form highlighting two gatekeepers and three frontcourt players from every gathering