Orlando’s Roster is Now at 14 Players After Nnanna Egwu Gets Waived

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Fourteen players will enter the 2015-2016 Orlando Magic regular season wearing pinstripes as GM Rob Hennigan waived Nnanna Egwu following the team’s victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night. Egwu played in five preseason games and averaged 1.2 ppg and 3.2 rpg in just over eight minutes per contest. I’d be stunned if the big...
Via Magic Basketball Online
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois survives slow start, holds off Boilermakers, 66-57

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois survived a cold start and got double-figure scoring from four players Wednesday to hold off Purdue, 66-57. The Illini survived a late Purdue charge but a Nnanna Egwu dunk with 18 seconds left put the Illini up 64-57. Malcolm Hill led Illinois (13-7, 3-4 Big Ten) with 18 points. Leron Black had 15, Kendrick Nunn 14 and Egwu 11. The Illini shot just 28...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois Basketball: The Role of Nnanna Egwu

When I first met Nnanna Egwu, he was a 6-foot-9 freshman going into his sophomore year of high school. I played against him and his St. Ignatius team during a summer league scrimmage at his former Alma Mater. Back then he was a quiet kid, he didn’t say much but was undoubtedly hard to miss. That was 5 years ago. Today, Egwu is a 6-11 junior and the lead big man for the Illinois...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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