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When will the Orlando Magic make the decision to sign Trey Burke?



The Orlando Magic have not yet decided whether to sign point guard Trey Burke.

The team has not had a point guard since the Orlando Hornets drafted Kemba Walker with the 10th pick in the 2012 NBA draft.

Burke, 22, was the youngest player in the NBA last season and led the league in scoring.

He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team after averaging 14.4 points and 6.4 assists last season.

However, his production dropped off after the Orlando team was swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the playoffs.

He has averaged 11.4 rebounds in seven games this season.

Burke has two seasons remaining on his NBA contract and will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

The Orlando Sun reported on Monday that the Magic will hold an internal workout on Wednesday to sign Burke to a contract extension.

The newspaper reported that the team was in the process of discussing a possible extension for Burke.

Orlando’s top decision-makers are still undecided whether to bring Burke aboard.

Orlando drafted Kyle Singler in the third round of last year’s draft with the hopes of building a backcourt tandem with Evan Fournier and Evan Fultz.

The Magic were not able to find that chemistry and have had to play two point guards in the rotation at the moment: Evan Fancourt and Josh Richardson.

The new frontcourt duo is expected to make up for the lost production.

However in Burke’s absence, Singler has played more than 22 minutes per game.

Burke’s shooting percentage dipped to 28.8 percent in February.

His assist numbers also dipped to 17.3 percent and his steals fell to 7.1 percent.

Burke averaged 7.2 points and 5.9 assists in the season opener against the Boston Celtics.

The Celtics went on to beat the Magic in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

The Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Heat in the conference semifinals, 105-95.

Burke had a team-high 26 points in the Orlando opener.

The Wizards also were able to bring in Burke.

He had 15 points and nine rebounds in the win over the Celtics.

Burke was a part of the Orlando roster that was eliminated in the second round of this year’s playoffs after falling to the Utah Jazz in six games.

The Washington Wizards signed Burke to an extension through the 2021-22 season, the same contract that he signed with the Wizards earlier this month.

Burke will be eligible for free agency next summer.

The 6-foot-11 guard averaged 18.9 points and 10.6 rebounds in his first season with the Magic.

He shot 38.5 percent from the field and shot 41.5 from 3-point range.

Burke joined the Orlando coaching staff in late January after working with the team for a year.

Burke started the first 16 games for Orlando, averaging 10.2 minutes per contest.

He played all 82 games last season for the Magic and averaged 16.4 minutes per outing.

The 21-year-old has played in just six NBA games this year, averaging 6.5 points and 2.7 rebounds.

The Wizard signed Burke on June 1 and announced his signing during an Instagram post.

The shooting guard has started all 13 games this postseason for Orlando.

The 26-year old is averaging 14 points and six rebounds in nine games with Orlando this postseason.

The first four games of the postseason saw Burke score a combined 13 points and grab nine rebounds.

He finished the postseason averaging 18.3 points and eight rebounds in 10 games.

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