Onuaku was waived by the Magic on Saturday, Marc Stein of ESPN reports. Onuaku's contract would have become fully guaranteed as Saturday evening, so the Magic will waive him in order to free up a roster spot. The Syracuse product appeared in only eight games for the Magic this season and has bounced around between four teams since entering the league in 2013.
Onuaku (coach's decision) didn't see the floor in Sunday's 104-96 loss to the Bucks. Onuaku and second-round rookie Stephen Zimmerman have typically alternated duties as one of the team's two inactives along with the injured Jodie Meeks (foot), but with Jeff Green (back) ruled out Sunday, but Onuaku and Zimmerman dressed. However, with coach Frank Vogel using an eight-man rotation in what was a competitive contest, neither Onuaku nor Zimmerman left the bench. Onuaku has made just two appearances in the Magic's 17 games on the season, logging 10 total minutes.
The Timberwolves were granted an injury hardship exception and used it to sign forward Arinze Onuaku on Tuesday, the team announced. Onuaku had been playing for the Canton Charge in the NBA Development League. He spent training camp with the Pacers, but he was released before the season started.
The Timberwolves are on the verge of signing forward Arinze Onuaku, reports News10 Sacramento. Onuaku spent training camp with the Pacers, but he was released before the season started.
The Pacers trimmed the roster to 15 players Saturday, waiving forwards C.J. Fair, Arinze Onuaku, Chris Singleton and Adonis Thomas. None of the four waived players featured heavily during the preseason, with all averaging three points or fewer per game.
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