The Rich are Getting Richer
Orlando Magic have agreed with Matt Barnes(notes)Barnes is 6'7" 226 lbs. Averaged 27 minutes for Phoenix last year in 77 games. Barnes will back up both forward positions and gives the Magic a versatile defender with decent range offensively. In an aggressive summer of spending, the
on a two-year, $3.2 million contract, a league source said Monday night.
Barnes, 29, gives Orlando a versatile forward on its reshaped bench. He leaves the Phoenix Suns, where he averaged 10 points and 5.5 rebounds a season ago. The deal includes a player option of $1.6 million in 2010-11, the source said. Barnes will sign the agreement on Tuesday.