The two-way players this season are proven to be one of the most valuable pieces a team can have in the association.
With lots of injuries and coronavirus cases around the NBA, franchises need players who can arrive on two-way contracts and deliver quality minutes.
The Orlando Magic moved in the board, and decided to sign Frank Mason III to a two-way deal, Shams Charania from The Athletic reported.
Guard Frank Mason has agreed to a two-way deal with the Orlando Magic, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Mason, who has played three NBA seasons, provides backcourt depth to roster dealing with key players injured.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 3, 2021
Mason, who is used to being a ball-dominant player, will fill the void left by Markelle Fultz, who is expected to miss the entire season with an ACL injury.
Forward Jonathan Isaac will also play until next campaign, after undergoing to repair the torn ACL and meniscus in his left knee.
Mason appeared in nine games last season with the Milwaukee Bucks, averaging 6.9 points, 3.2 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 13.1 minutes per contest.
In order to make place for Mason III, the Magic decided to waive guard Jordan Bone. He played in 14 games this season with Orlando, averaging 4.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists, in 14.0 minutes per contest.