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October 26 – The Lakeland Magic, the NBA G League affiliate of the Orlando Magic, announced today that they have selected two players in this year’s NBA G League Draft to finalize their training camp roster of seventeen players.
Kyser, 27, played four seasons at Louisiana Tech, before going undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft making him an Unrestricted FA. In his senior year, Kyser led Louisiana Tech to the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals and in 2014-15, he became the all-time career blocks leader. The 6-9, 205 pound forward joined the Toronto Raptors in 2015 for NBA Summer League and signed with the team in July 2015. He was placed on waivers and become a free agent in October 2015 after appearing in one pre-season game and signed on with the Raptors 905 as an affiliate player. Kyser joined the Salt Lake City Stars in 2016 but was waived in March 2016 and took his skills overseas from 2017-2019.
Taylor, 24, graduated from Northwestern University, before going undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft making him an Unrestricted FA. The 6’6”, 195-pound guard appeared in 31 games for the Wildcats his senior year and averaged 9.77 points shooting 35.3% from the field.
The roster includes two players signed to two-way contracts with the Lakeland Magic, three affiliate players from Orlando Magic’s training camp roster, three returning players, two NBA G League Draft selections and two NBA draft rights players. The roster also includes four local tryout players who were selected from the over 250 players who attended open tryouts on September 28 and 29.
Training camp begins Monday, October 28 with practices held at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, FL.
The Lakeland Magic will officially tip off the 2019-20 season on the road Friday, November 8, against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Saturday, Nov. 16, at home against the College Park Skyhawks.
Lakeland Magic season tickets, flex plans and single-game tickets for the 2019-20 season are on sale now. Group tickets are available for as low as $10 per game and season tickets start at $8.63 per game. For ticket information, visit lakelandmagic.com or call 863.825.3258.
Lakeland Magic full training camp roster is as follows:
ABOUT THE LAKELAND MAGIC
The Lakeland Magic, based in Lakeland, Fla., are the NBA G League affiliate of the Orlando Magic. One of 28 teams in the NBA G League, the Magic completed the 2018-19 season with a 32-18 record, advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals. The Lakeland Magic schedule consists of 50 regular season games, with 24 home games at the RP Funding Center, plus a postseason. Season tickets, flex plans and single-game tickets for the 2019-20 season are available by calling 863.825.3258 or visiting lakelandmagic.com. Stay up to date on all things Lakeland Magic by following @lakelandmagic on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.