The Orlando Magic Thought a Markelle Fultz Hype Video Was a Good Idea

Markelle Fultz, in case you needed a reminder, has not played in an NBA game since Nov. 19, 2018.

But the former Sixer whose stint in Philadelphia was defined by scapular muscle imbalance, thoracic outlet syndrome and a broken jump shot is expected to be a full participant when the Magic open training camp, Orlando president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman told reporters

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What's Fultz been doing while away from competitive action? The team's Twitter account aimed to answer that question Wednesday in a hype video featuring dramatic music, conditioning drills and, of course, some jumpers.

The former No. 1 pick is locked in with Orlando for at least two more seasons as the team has picked up his fourth-year option for $12.3 million for the 2020-21 season. 

The Sixers traded Fultz to the Magic in February in exchange for Jonathon Simmons, a second-round pick in this year's draft and a 2020 protected first-round pick from the Thunder. If the pick falls within the top-20, it will convey as second-round selections in 2022 and 2023.

It wasn't a monster return for the Sixers, but until Fultz actually starts playing games again - healthy and with a repaired jumper, the Magic would hope - it's simply not a trade you can say Orlando "won."

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