The Magic wasted little time following their final preseason game in finalizing their roster.
Orlando needed to trim its 18-man roster to 15 by Monday at 5 p.m. The team did so as Rob Hennigan announced the team has waived Quentin Richardson, Justin Harper and Chris Johnson.
Richardson was signed in 2010 to replace Matt Barnes and provide an edge to a team that was still considered a championship contender. Things quickly fell apart though for Richardson as he averaged only 4.4 points per game and shot 28.8 percent from the field that season. His body began betraying him too as injuries hampered his two-year run in Orlando.
Injuries hampered Richardson during this year's preseason too. Richardson appeared in only three games and averaged 2.3 points per game in 8.7 minutes per game.
Most important though for the Magic, and perhaps another clue as to the kind of team Rob Hennigan is trying to build, is what the Magic gave up in letting Richardson go. Orlando origin...