Magic trade Ridnour to Grizzlies for rights to Timma

Luke Ridnour (13) averaged a career-low 14.5 minutes in 47 games with the Orlando Magic last season.

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The Orlando Magic announced Wednesday they have traded backup point guard Luke Ridnour to the Memphis Grizzlies for the draft rights to 2013 second-round pick Janis Timma.

Ridnour signed a two-year, $5.5 million contract with the Magic last July and averaged a career-low 14.5 minutes in 47 games. He is a veteran of 12 NBA seasons and turned 34 in February.

Timma, a 6-foot-7 forward from Latvia, was the final player drafted two years ago. He averaged 12.6 points in nine Eurocup games this past season and shot 38.9 percent (21 of 54) from 3-point range.

The Magic have the fifth pick in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, as well as the 51st overall selection in the second round.

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