Von Wafer

#1G,
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 209
Born:
College: Florida State
Birth Place: Homer, Louisiana
Draft: 2005 2nd round (9th pick) by the
  • Magic’s Frank Vogel previews the upcoming season
    Orlando Sentinel

    Magic’s Frank Vogel previews the upcoming season

    Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel faces an enormously difficult task. His team posted a 29-53 record last year. And yet, because of limited salary-cap flexibility and a shortage of tradable players, the new front office headed by Jeff Weltman faced significant hurdles as it tried to upgrade the talent during the offseason. Vogel and his assistant coaches now must coax improvement from a roster similar to the roster they worked with back in April. With training camp scheduled to open on Tuesday, the Orlando Sentinel interviewed Vogel to ask him about the season ahead. During the conversation, Vogel detailed some areas in which the offense and defense must grow. He also revealed he’ll continue to

  • Look: Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat unveil new jersey patches
    USA Today

    Look: Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat unveil new jersey patches

    Add the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat to the list of teams that will sport a sponsorship patch on the upper left corner of their jersey this season, as both teams announced Thursday that they have signed partnership deals with local companies. The Lakers are partnering with Wish, a California-based e-commerce company, on a three-year deal worth $12-14 million annually, according to Sports Business Journal.  The Heat's partnership, which was announced during a presentation at American Airlines Arena, is with Ultimate Software, a Florida-based technology company.  The 2017-18 season is the first time the NBA will allow teams to wear jersey sponsorship patches. Sixteen of the league's teams

  • Braves, Disney split comes after two decades of spring training memories
    Orlando Sentinel

    Braves, Disney split comes after two decades of spring training memories

    Spoiler alert: The Atlanta Braves and ESPN Wide World of Sports at Disney are breaking up after two decades. Things happen. The Braves have found a new home on Florida’s west coast in North Port, where commissioners on Tuesday approved a $100 million development deal for a new complex. And so the Braves will turn off the porch light after they come here one last time in spring 2018 and become the last big-league team to have a spring fling in Central Florida. It’s been fun, hasn’t it kids? Spring training is etched in our sports culture, from the Minnesota Twins training in Tinker Field, the Kansas City Royals in the Boardwalk and Baseball complex, and the Braves playing in the heart of Mouse