The New Orleans Pelicans announced a couple of roster moves today, waiving two-way player Will Magnay while agreeing on a two-way contract with 30-year-old journeyman James Nunnally.
According to Andrew Lopez of ESPN, the Pelicans fulfilled a desire to increase the wing depth on the roster. With a slew of big men ahead of him in the rotation, Magnay was deemed the most expendable and thus the logical choice for replacement.
Nunnally (6-7, 208) most recently played for the February 2021 USA Basketball Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team. He played in both games during the AmeriCup Qualifying February 2021 window, averaging 12.