Aaron Addison Gordon is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association. He played one year of college basketball for the University of Arizona before being selected by the Magic with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. In 2016, he was a part of the Slam Dunk Contest in which he lost a close matchup to Zach LaVine. In 2020, he again lost the dunk contest in another close matchup, this time to Derrick Jones Jr.
|Born:||September 16, 1995, San Jose, California|
|Listed height:||6 ft 8 in|
|Listed weight:||235 lb|
|High school:||Archbishop Mitty, (San Jose, California)|
|Position:||Power forward / Small forward|
|NBA draft:||2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4, Orlando Magic|
|Twitter:||Aaron Gordon's Twitter profile|
About Aaron Gordon
Athletic forward who was selected 4th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic. He spent one season playing college basketball at the University of Arizona, helping lead the team to a #1 overall ranking in the AP polls.
He had an illustrious high school career at Archbishop Mitty, which included two state championships and twice being named Mr. Basketball for California.
In 2013, he helped lead the United States to a gold medal in the FIBA U-19 World Championships.
His mother is Shelly Davis and his father, Ed Gordon, also played college basketball. He has a brother named Drew and a sister named Elisabeth.
He was the MVP of the 2013 McDonald's All-American game that featured Andrew Wiggins and he was selected three picks after Wiggins in the 2014 NBA Draft.
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