Who knew that being a fringe player in the NBA around the explosion of money surrounding the TV deal could be more lucrative than being a top-ten NFL quarterback.
Talented, but not elite restricted free-agent big man Evan Fournier opted to re-sign with the Orlando Magic on a five-year, $85 million deal according to Marc Spears.
Evan Fournier gets a five-year, $85 million contract extension to stay in Orlando, source told @TheUndefeated.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) July 1, 2016
Fournier got off to a slow start after the Denver Nuggets made him a first-round pick in 2012 — but last year in Orlando — Evan set career highs in points (15.4), rebounds (2.8) and steals (1.2) per game.