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Channing Frye one of league’s best signings?

“Let’s just get this out of the way: Frye is an RPM darling. As a smart 3-point shooting big man, Frye is a poster boy of the modern NBA, contributing to the scoreboard in ways that aren’t fully captured in the box score. The spacing he affords his teammates by drifting on the perimeter simply can’t be quantified by conventional stats. If a championship contender got Frye...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye opens up about his decision to leave Phoenix

  (Photo: David Kadlubowski/azcentral sports) Channing Frye has played basketball at every level of his life in the state of Arizona. At St. Mary’s High School, the University of Arizona in college, and most recently with the Phoenix Suns. He chose to play in state in college and he chose to sign with the Suns back in 2009. He wanted to play here. All he asked for in return was...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye ready to serve as mentor, 3-point threat with Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Channing Frye might not be entirely comfortable with being described as a mentor. But he exhibits all of the leadership traits that made him an attractive free agent to the Orlando Magic. His ability to stretch the floor and knock down the 3-point shot so well for someone who stands 6-foot-11 doesn't hurt either. A veteran of eight NBA seasons, the four most...
Via Fox Sports Florida
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye Orlando Magic Introduction Interview

Channing Frye was officially introduced by the Orlando Magic this afternoon. The 31-year-old is definitely an eloquent speaker who his very animated with his hands. Frye talked about his past heart condition, the long road to recovery, Grant Hill chats, his value as a big man who can spread the court, how he had 10-14 teams recruiting him during free agency, Jacque Vaughn‘s superior...
Via Magic Basketball Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Officially Sign Channing Frye

It’s been a lengthy wait, but the Orlando Magic have officially signed perimeter specialist Channing Frye. Here’s Magic GM Rob Hennigan on his newest acquisition: “We’re extremely excited to welcome Channing (Frye) and his family to Orlando,” said Hennigan.  “Channing’s character, competiveness, veteran experience, and leadership ability are valuable additions to our...
Via Magic Basketball Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye’s 4-Year Deal Has Annual Salary Decreases

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel is reporting some decent news for Orlando Magic fans who believe that soon-to-be free agent signing Channing Frye is being overpaid. Frye’s 4-year, $32 million Magic deal will include 4.5% annual salary Decreases, to help w/the cap: — Josh Robbins (@JoshuaBRobbins) July 10, 2014 A non-Bird free agent, such as Channing...
Via Magic Basketball Online
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Channing Frye Signing Grade

Orlando Magic: Channing Frye Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… After opting out of his contract with the Phoenix Suns, Channing Frye almost immediately drew attention from contenders, most notably the Warriors. What made Frye such an attractive free agent? His role as a stretch power forward, an increasingly popular and valuable asset to have in the NBA. The...
Via HoopStuff
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye agrees to a 4 year, $32M deal with the Magic

credit: The Orlando Magic made a little noise in free agency today by agreeing to a 4 year, $32M deal with forward Channing Frye. Via Adrian Wojnarowski: Free-agent forward Channing Frye has reached agreement on a four-year, $32 million contract with the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Frye had opted out of the final season of his contract with the Phoenix...
Via Pass The Pill
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye signs four year deal with the Orlando Magic

  Channing Frye has agreed to a four-year $32 million dollar contract to join the Orlando Magic. Frye opted out of the final year of his contract with the Phoenix Suns, which was worth $6.8 million. He made out pretty well for himself with this deal that will earn him an average of eight million a year and provides him with job security for the next four years.   Channing Frye...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic agree to 4-year deal with stretch forward Channing Frye

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Refuting the notion that they weren't going to be actively pursuing free agents this offseason, the Orlando Magic have agreed to terms on a four-year, $32 million deal with forward Channing Frye. Although he stands 6-foot-11, the 31-year-old Frye would address the lack of reliable 3-point shooting on the Magic following the trading of Arron Afflalo and the waiving...
Via Fox Sports Florida
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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