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NBA Free Agency 2021: Robin Lopez signs with the Magic, according to report

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The former Wizards center is heading out to Florida.

2021 NBA Playoffs - Philadelphia 76ers v Washington Wizards
Robin Lopez is going to the Orlando Magic.
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On Thursday, Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Robin Lopez has signed with the Orlando Magic on a one-year contract.

Lopez averaged 9.0 points and 3.8 rebounds per game in 71 appearances last season for the Washington Wizards on a $7.3 million salary.

I’m not surprised that there was going to be some player movement in the center position, but I also hoped that they would keep Lopez or Alex Len as a veteran post. Instead, the Wizards will be with a center rotation that includes Thomas Bryant, who missed most of last season due to a knee injury, and Daniel Gafford, who was a midseason trade acquisition and a cult favorite among Wizards fans.

Do you feel that the center position is fine with just Bryant, Gafford and perhaps Montrezl Harrell as part of a small-ball lineup? Or are you feeling a bit anxious at this position? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.