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Report: Magic sign 2023 Slam Dunk contest winner Mac McClung to deal

Mac McClung has a new home with the Orlando Magic.

Mac McClung #9 of the Philadelphia 76ers looks on during the first half against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on April 09, 2023 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images

Free agent guard Mac McClung has signed a partially guaranteed deal with the Orlando Magic, per Shams Charania. He is most known for winning the 2023 Slam Dunk Contest with several highlight reel dunks. The 24-year-old McClung spent last season in the Philadelphia 76ers system, largely in the G League.

McClung split his college career between Georgetown and Texas Tech. He went undrafted in 2021 and spent time with the G League affiliates for the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers over the last two seasons. McClung was the G League Rookie of the Year in 2022 and then became a G League Champion this past season.

McClung became the first G League player to appear in the NBA Dunk Contest. He began dunking in high school and went viral on YouTube for his dunks. With years of experience under his belt, he brought a breath of creativity to the dunk contest this year.