From the whirlwind of a historic championship run to NBA free agent to a four year deal worth about $70 million, its been quite a post-season for Bismack Biyombo. The former Toronto Raptor has agreed to a deal that will see him sign on with The Orlando Magic.

According to ESPN, the deal with The Orlando Magic is in the "$70 million range." His existing contract with the Raptors included a second year at $5.6 million, but the 23 year-old opted out of the final year in the hopes of striking gold as a free agent. The Raptors did not own what are called his "Bird rights" which meant they were not able to offer him more than the salary cap as a counter offer.

It looks like that gamble paid off.

Bismack Biyombo

Bismack Biyombo was born in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and he hasn't forgotten where he came from:

At 6' 9", Biyombo has a natural physique for the NBA. According to a report in TMZ, he was discovered by an agent playing for a basketball team in Yemen. From there he was signed to a professional team in Spain, where he played from 2009 until 2011, when he became the 7th overall pick in the NBA Draft. He was acquired by the Bobcats, who officially became the Charlotte Hornets in 2014.

He often struggled to find his place on the team, and when Charlotte decided not to extend his contract at the end of the season, Biyombo became an NBA free agent just over a year ago on June 30, 2015.

Biyombo gets his chance to shine

It was during the 2016 NBA postseason with the Toronto Raptors that Biyombo really got his chance totake the spotlighton the basketball court and his stock rose as a result.

During the Raptor's historic run -- the first attendance at the Eastern Conference final in franchise history -- Biyombo got his chance to make the spotlight as a starter when Jonas Valanciunas was injured. Bismack Biyombo averaged 6.2 point per game, along with 9.4 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in the post-season.

What Biyombo's role will be in The Orlando Magic line-up isn't yet clear. As a piece in the Orlando Sentinel points out, his addition to the team opens up the question of whether he or Nikola Vucevic -- Orlando's leading scorer last season -- will start at center. As it is, Biyombo will have to sit on the bench for the 2016/2017 NBA season opener due to foul points accumulated in the playoffs.

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