Hornets F Jason Maxiell blocked a career-high seven shots in a 94-87 win over the Wizards, Thursday. Maxiell eclipsed his season high in the first half, swatting five Wizard shots by halftime. He set his previous game-high of four two games earlier, against the Nuggets. Maxiell's previous career high was six blocked shots, which he last accomplished in December, 2012. 'You know an old guy like myself, it's not about how high you jump, it's about stopping the ball at the rim,'' Maxiell told Steve Reed of the Associated Press. Maxiell matched his season high of eight rebounds and added 11 points. The Hornets play next at the 76ers on Saturday.
Steve Clifford has confirmed that power forward Jason Maxiell has secured a roster spot for the Hornets, the Charlotte Observer is reporting. The 31-year-old Maxiell suffered through a poor 2013-14 season with Orlando, which waived him in July. But he had been a stalwart for Detroit in previous seasons.
Veteran power forward Jason Maxiell is set to sign with the Hornets on Friday, per the Charlotte Observer. The 31-year-old Maxiell, who was waived by the Magic in early July, averaged just 14 minutes in 34 games with Orlando a year ago and just 3.2 points and 2.5 rebounds per game.
The Magic waived veteran forward Jason Maxiell Friday, the team announced. Maxiell appeared in 34 games with the Magic, but fell out of the rotation as the season went on. He finished the season averaging 3.2 poitns and 2.5 rebounds per game, and is now an unrestricted free agent.
The Magic were forced to turn to reserve big man Jason Maxiell for the first time in five games Wednesday, in a 112-109 loss to the Hawks. Maxiell played just six minutes in the game, and made little impact on the box score, finishing with just one rebound. Maxiell began the season as a starter, but has been a nonfactor recently. He is averaging just 1.0 points per game in the month of January, while appearing in just eight of 12 games.
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