General manager Rob Hennigan announced the signing Thursday. Yahoo! Sports reported that the deal is worth $5 million, with the Magic holding a $2.5 million team option for the 2014-15 season.
The 30-year-old Maxiell comes from Detroit, where he appeared in 72 games last season. He was drafted in 2005 and has spent his entire eight-year NBA career with the Pistons.
Maxiell averaged 6.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks last season.
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