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Top Aleem Ford News

  • Aleem Ford: Reliable scorer in Monday's defeat

    Ford recorded 28 points (9-17 FG, 5-12 3Pt, 3-4 FT) and five rebounds across 38 minutes during Monday's 114-113 loss to the G League Knicks.

    After failing to reach the 20-point mark in 19 out of his last 21 matchups, Ford registered 28 points while knocking down five three-point shots versus Westchester on Monday. The 6-foot-8 forward is now averaging 12.2 points and three rebounds per game this season for Lakeland.

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  • Aleem Ford: Scores 19 despite iffy shooting

    Ford registered 19 points (7-15 FG, 2-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven rebounds and three steals across 31 minutes during Saturday's 117-111 win over the G League Celtics.

    Although Ford logged the second-highest scoring total for Lakeland on Saturday, he shot just 22.2 percent from downtown and failed to record an assist in the contest. The 25-year-old is now averaging 12.4 points and 3.2 rebounds per game across Lakeland's last 12 matchups.

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  • Aleem Ford: Leads way by drilling 10 threes

    Ford recorded 32 points (11-20 FG, 10-18 3Pt, 0-1 FT), five rebounds, two assists and one steal across 37 minutes during Friday's 136-133 overtime loss to the Swarm.

    Ford paced both clubs with a 32-point scoring effort Friday while knocking down an absurd 10 three-pointers on 18 attempts. The 25-year-old is now averaging 11.5 points on 31.1 minutes per game across Lakeland's last six contests.

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  • Aleem Ford: Drops 30 points in win

    Ford recorded 30 points (11-17 FG, 8-13 3Pt) and one rebound across 42 minutes during Monday's 131-116 win over the Skyhawks.

    Although Ford knocked down eight three-point shots on 13 attempts en route to a season-high 30 points in Monday's matchup versus College Park, he was essentially non-existent in terms of every other statistical category. The 220-pound forward is now averaging 12.9 points across 30.4 minutes per game this season.

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  • Aleem Ford: Contributes 18 points

    Ford recorded 18 points (6-15 FG, 4-11 3Pt, 1-2 FT), three rebounds and one assist across 26 minutes during Thursday's 111-105 loss to the G League Kings.

    Ford corralled the second-highest point total for Lakeland on Thursday versus Stockton, though he shot a subpar 40 percent from the floor in the contest. He's now averaging 12 points on 29.2 minutes played per game this season for the G League Magic.

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  • Aleem Ford: Logs 15 points in win

    Ford recorded 15 points (6-13 FG, 3-9 3Pt), two rebounds, one assist and two steals across 29 minutes during Thursday's 101-95 win over the Squadron.

    Ford drew the start and compiled a solid outing Thursday night versus Birmingham, including 15 points and three three-point makes on nine attempts. The 6-foot-8 forward is now averaging 12.3 points across 12 games played this season for Lakeland.

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  • Aleem Ford: Team-leading 18 points Friday

    Ford recorded 18 points (6-13 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds, one assist and one steal across 30 minutes in Friday's 110-100 loss to the Capitanes.

    Ford paced the Magic in scoring on a night where he sank four of his eight three-point tries. In three games so far this season, the 24-year-old has averaged 13.3 points in 29.1 minutes per game.

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  • Magic's Aleem Ford: Let go by Orlando

    Ford was waived by the Magic on Saturday.

    The Magic waived Ford after being signed by them on Sept. 24. The former Wisconsin forward failed to impress in the preseason, not scoring more than three points in any of his three outings. Ford and Xavier Simpson were waived in order to make room for Jay Scrubb and Alex Morales.

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  • Magic's Aleem Ford: Inks deal with Orlando

    The Magic announced Saturday that they signed Ford.

    Ford played five games for the Magic in 2021 and averaged 2.8 points and 3.0 rebounds in 14.8 minutes. While the 6-foot-8 forward out of Wisconsin has potential, he will need to improve on his 30.0 percent from the field and 13.3 percent from the three shooting splits to make the team this season.

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  • Aleem Ford: Streaky during rookie campaign

    Ford averaged 12.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 31.0 minutes across 31 appearances with the Lakeland Magic during the 2021-22 campaign.

    Ford scored 20-plus points four times, including a season-high 30 during a March 23 loss. The 24-year-old was a streaky shooter throughout his rookie campaign, but he finished the season shooting 43.8 percent from the field and 38.7 percent from three (6.8 attempts per game). While he solidified himself as a solid floor-stretching option, Ford struggled to impact the game in other areas, which limited his overall potential.

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  • Aleem Ford: Scores 14 points in win

    Ford totaled 14 points (6-11 FG, 2-7 3Pt), six rebounds, two assists and one steal in 31 minutes during Saturday's 121-118 win over the Maine Celtics.

    Ford extended his double-digit scoring streak to six games and has recorded at least five rebounds in five of those contests. Across 30 appearances with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 12.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 31.0 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Connects on four triples

    Ford tallied 18 points (6-9 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 1-1 FT), six rebounds and one assist in 30 minutes during Tuesday's 129-91 win over the Cleveland Charge.

    Ford was efficient from the field en route to his fifth straight game in double figures. Across 30 appearances with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 12.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 31.0 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Scores 13 points in loss

    Ford managed 13 points (3-9 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 3-3 FT), five rebounds, four assists, two blocks and one steal in 34 minutes during Tuesday's 140-136 loss to the College Park Skyhawks.

    Ford scored in double figures for a fourth consecutive contest and tied his season high with four assists. He also blocked multiple shots for the first time during the campaign. Across 29 appearances with Lakeland, the 26-year-old is averaging 12.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 31.0 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Struggles from deep

    Ford mustered 12 points (5-14 FG, 2-10 3Pt), six rebounds and one assist in 35 minutes during Saturday's 114-103 loss to the Capital City Go-Go.

    After exploding for a season-high 30 points, Ford has made just five of his last 20 three-pointers. Across 28 appearances with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 12.3 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 30.9 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Registers three steals

    Ford tallied 14 points (4-11 FG, 3-10 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three steals, one rebound and one assist in 28 minutes during Friday's 120-82 loss to the Capital City Go-Go.

    Ford scored in double figures for the third time over his past four games and added a season-high three steals. Across 27 appearances with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 12.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 30.7 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Scores game-high 30 points

    Ford posted 30 points (11-16 FG, 6-10 3Pt, 1-2 FT), five rebounds, one steal and one block in 39 minutes during Wednesday's 123-112 loss to the Greensboro Swarm.

    Ford made double-digit field goals for the third time this season en route to his second 30-plus point performance. Across 26 appearances with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 12.2 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 30.8 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Scores team-high 27 points

    Ford totaled 27 points (10-16 FG, 7-13 3Pt), two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 30 minutes during Thursday's 130-101 loss to the Maine Celtics.

    After four straight single-digit outings, Ford exploded for just his third 20-plus point performance of the season. Across 24 appearances with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 11.7 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 30.4 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Season-high performance in win

    Ford recorded 33 points (11-17 FG, 9-13 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, two assists and two steals in 35 minutes during Friday's 137-130 win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

    Ford exploded for season highs in field goals made, three-pointers made and points. Across 18 contests with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 11.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 32.7 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Efficient shooting in loss

    Ford recorded 13 points (5-8 FG, 3-5 3Pt), three rebounds, one steal and one block in 37 minutes during Thursday's 111-107 loss to the Long Island Nets.

    Ford was efficient from the field and scored in double figures for the fourth time over his last five games, including back-to-back contests. Across 14 appearances with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 11.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 33.7 minutes per game.

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  • Aleem Ford: Not available Monday

    Ford didn't play in Monday's loss to the Westchester Knicks due to a non-COVID illness.

    Ford's next chance to suit up will be Thursday against the Greensboro Swarm. In 26 games with Lakeland, the 24-year-old is averaging 10.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 31.1 minutes.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-8, 220 lbs
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, GA
Age: 25
School: Wisconsin
Experience: 1