Jodie Meeks is once again on the move.
Already having played for four different NBA teams through his first seven years in the pros, Meeks is now making his way to a fifth team. According to Yahoo Sports, Meeks has been traded by the Detroit Pistons to the Orlando Magic.
The Pistons are also reportedly receiving a 2019 future second-round pick. This is more of a salary dump for Detroit as they look to re-sign Andre Drummond and pursue other free agents. Meeks is now in the last year of his contract and set to make $6.5 million this year.
This is the fifth team Meeks has played for since his rookie season in 2009-10. He's played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers over that time. Meeks signed a three-year, $19.5 million contract with the Pistons in 2014, but has played only 63 games in the past two seasons because of injuries.
While Meeks hasn't lived up to that three-year deal he signed, he still has plenty of potential to make an impact for whatever team he's on, so long as they only need him as a three-point specialist.
Good luck to Meeks as he begins a new chapter in his NBA career with the Magic, where fellow Wildcat Alex Poythress is looking to break into the league with their NBA Summer League team. Perhaps those two former Kentucky Wildcats will team up in Orlando.