Magic waive backup point guard C.J. Watson

The Orlando Magic have waived guard C.J. Watson, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced Tuesday.

Watson (6’2”, 175, 4/17/84) appeared in 62 games (nine starts) last season with Orlando, averaging 4.5 ppg., 1.8 apg. and 1.4 rpg. in 16.3 minpg.

He was signed as a free agent by the Magic on July 9, 2015 and played in 95 games (11 starts) during the last two seasons (2015-17) with Orlando, averaging 4.5 ppg., 2.1 apg. and 1.6 rpg. in 17.6 minpg.

Undrafted by an NBA franchise, Watson has played in 600 career NBA regular season games (104 starts) with Golden State, Chicago, Brooklyn, Indiana and Orlando, averaging 7.2 ppg., 2.5 apg. and 1.9 rpg. in 20.1 minpg.

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