July 26, 2013
Orlando Magic Official Release
Former Utah Valley University star Ronnie Price has signed free agent deal the the Orlando Magic. The guard, who played at Utah Valley from 2002-05, is a eight-year NBA veteran and played for the Portland Trail Blazers last season.
"Ronnie Price embodies all of the characteristics and values that are exemplary to a team," said UVU head coach Dick Hunsaker. "What a terrific men's basketball alumni ambassador."
Price played his first two seasons for the Sacramento Kings before a four-year stint with the Utah Jazz. He spent the 2011-12 season with the Phoenix Suns before signing with Portland prior to the 2012-13 season.
He was inducted to the Utah Valley University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010 and ranks as the all-time leader in scoring average (22.2) in the school's NCAA Division I history. He was the 2005 Division I Independent Player of the Year and received USBWA All-District 8 honors during his time as a Wolverine.