Aaron Gordon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Paul George says Aaron Gordon is the true NBA slam dunk champion

    Orlando Sentinel "Paul George knows a thing or two about the All-Star slam dunk contest, having participated in the event in 2012 and 2014. So his opinion counts. And George thinks Aaron Gordon should have been declared the winner of this year's dunk contest in Toronto over winner Zach LaVine even though..." April 01

  • Aaron Gordon says he'd 'probably' come back for 2017 Slam Dunk if asked

    The Score "After putting together arguably the greatest runner-up performance in Slam Dunk contest history Saturday night, Aaron Gordon said he'll likely participate again next year if he's offered the chance. "I kind of did a lot of dunks there. ... If they want me to come back, I probably will," Gordon..." February 14

  • Zach LaVine wins slam dunk contest in battle with Aaron Gordon

    ESPN "Zach LaVine was fresh out of dunks, having been pushed to the limits by Aaron Gordon in an epic final round that put the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest back on top at All-Star Saturday night. In need of some magic, he reached deep down into his repertoire and found just enough left for one more..." February 14

  • Report: LaVine, Drummond, Barton, Gordon to participate in Slam Dunk Contest

    The Score "Minnesota Timberwolves high-flyer Zach LaVine will reportedly be in Toronto for NBA All-Star Weekend to defend his Slam Dunk Contest win from a year ago. The 20-year-old guard will be facing some stiff competition, though, with Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons, Will Barton of the Denver..." February 04

  • Aaron Gordon is trying to be productive during his recovery

    Orlando Sentinel "Aaron Gordon is only 20 years old, but he already has learned a valuable lesson about being a professional basketball player: If you're injured, you need to make your time off the court productive so you can be close to your best when you return. As his Orlando Magic teammates scrimmaged during..." October 09

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    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    .@OrlandoMagic are hopeful @Double0AG (fractured jaw) can be back in next 7-10 days. Outside shot he's back earlier. In great shape already

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    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Aaron Gordon said the jaw fracture he suffered in mid-July didn't badly interrupt his offseason momentum.

  • Aaron Gordon fully cleared in recovery from jaw fracture

    The Score "The Orlando Magic won't have to send a harshly-worded letter to Drew Gordon after all. Aaron Gordon, who fractured his jaw "horsing around" with older brother Drew in July, has been fully cleared in his recovery, a team official told the Orlando Sentinel. The team will still monitor Gordon..." September 21

  • The Magic's Aaron Gordon broke his jaw 'horsing around' with his brother

    Orlando Sentinel "Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon underwent surgery Tuesday in California to repair a fractured jaw and is expected to return by the start of the regular season, according to team spokesman Joel Glass. Glass said Gordon suffered the jaw injury when Gordon was visiting his family and was..." July 18

  • After injury, Magic's Gordon showed promise late in rookie season

    Fox Sports Florida "Aaron Gordon was taken fourth by the Orlando Magic last summer in a draft which was widely regarded as one of the NBA's best in recent years. But like fellow lottery picks Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid and Julius Randle -- who played a total of 26 games between them -- Gordon couldn't avoid the..." May 12

  • Aaron Gordon, Evan Fournier step up when called upon for Magic

    Fox Sports Florida "As recently as a week ago, the only time Aaron Gordon was likely to get much of a run in the fourth quarter was in games where the Orlando Magic were hopelessly behind. And any hope of Evan Fournier returning from a sore right hip by the end of the season seemed to have faded away. Yes,..." April 09

  • Aaron Gordon is offering the Magic a glimpse of his potential

    Orlando Sentinel "A sequence with almost two minutes remaining in Saturday night's first quarter revealed why the Orlando Magic drafted Aaron Gordon. Milwaukee Bucks point guard Michael Carter-Williams brought the ball upcourt and his teammate Jared Dudley screened Magic point guard Elfrid Payton. So, without..." April 08

  • Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon to sit Wednesday due to sore foot

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "The Orlando Magic will be shorthanded Wednesday when they visit the defending champion San Antonio Spurs: the team announced that it has placed Aaron Gordon, its starting small forward, on the inactive list for Wednesday's game due to "a sore left foot." Gordon underwent surgery to repair a broken..." February 04

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    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Aaron Gordon has been cleared to play in games, JV said. It's unclear if he'll be activated for tonight's game.

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    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    .@OrlandoMagic F @IamAaronGordon (fract. 5th metatarsal) progressing so nicely he didn't need a checkup in CHAR -- site of surgery on Nov 21

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    Brian K. Schmitz @MagicInsider

    Magic F Aaron Gordon (broken foot) says he will get x-ray today to check on healing month after suffering injury.

  • Magic’s Aaron Gordon undergoes foot surgery, out indefinitely

    Pro Basketball Talk "Aaron Gordon, the No. 4 pick of the Orlando Magic in the last draft, had foot surgery on Friday and he is out indefinitely." November 21

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    John Denton @JohnDenton555

    .@OrlandoMagic F @IamAaronGordon fractured a bone in his left foot on Sat & is out indefinitely. AG, 19, fractured 5th metatarsal (outside).

  • Enthusiastic Aaron Gordon learns lessons in Magic preseason debut

    Fox Sports Florida "This wasn't quite the same as Magic Johnson jumping into the arms of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar after a last-second victory by the Los Angeles Lakers in Johnson's first NBA regular-season game. But Aaron Gordon, barely six months removed from his only year of college basketball, could also hardly..." October 15

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    InsideHoops.com NBA @InsideHoops

    Orlando #Magic sign rookies Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton. Standard operating procedure: http://t.co/4T2KRBtY1l

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    With the No. 4 pick in the 2014 #NBADraft, the @Orlando_Magic select Aaron Gordon. pic.twitter.com/gD7xAzUlCB

  • Arizona's Aaron Gordon learns lessons from brother's NBA draft nightmare

    Yahoo! Sports "This NBA draft will be remarkably different for Aaron Gordon's family. Disappointment in 2012, when Gordon's brother, Drew, never heard his name called during the draft, will likely be replaced with tears of joy on Thursday night, when Aaron is expected to be selected as high as..." June 23

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon was asked what new Jazz coach Quin Snyder's role was in this workout. "Watching."

  • Kings host Aaron Gordon in an announced pre-draft meeting

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings hosted eight players for pre-draft workouts Monday that were made known to the media, but one player who might be an ideal fit with the Kings also visited the team facility. Arizona forward Aaron Gordon had what a team official described as an “impromptu” meeting with Kings management..." June 04

  • Report: Celtics ‘locked in on’ Aaron Gordon with No. 6 pick

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Celtics are surely interested in Kevin Love – who just visited Boston – and their fans are dreaming of Carmelo Anthony, too. If the Celtics pull off another star coup on the scale of adding Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen – or even a smaller one – they’ll probably surrender the No. 6 pick in..." June 04

  • Jabari Parker measurements rival Randle, Gordon

    CBS Sports "Jabari Parker skipped the NBA combine, which means his measurements never became public knowledge. And while it's fun to mock the idea that measurements matter, your actual, physical dimensions do play a part in the NBA. At a recent workout, ESPN reports the Duke guard was measured and the results..." May 26

  • Arizona Wildcats' Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson entering NBA Draft

    Arizona Republic "Freshman forward Aaron Gordon and junior guard Nick Johnson will leave the Arizona Wildcats early for the NBA, the players confirmed at a news conference today at McKale Center. However, freshman forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and sophomore center Kaleb Tarczewski will return after considering..." April 16

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    FOX Sports Live @FOXSportsLive

    OFFICIAL: Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson have both declared for the 2014 NBA Draft #UofA

  • Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon to announce he's entering NBA draft

    Yahoo! Sports "University of Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon will announce this week he's entering the 2014 NBA draft, source told Yahoo Sports. Gordon averaged 12.4 points and eight rebounds in 31.2 minutes during his freshman year for the Wildcats. He is ranked as the eighth-best prospect in this..." April 14

  • Arizona freshmen Gordon, Hollis-Jefferson playing beyond their years

    Fox Sports Arizona "When Sean Miller was recruiting Aaron Gordon many moons ago, he had Gordon look at the depth chart and then put a puzzle in front of him. "They told me I was the missing piece," Gordon said. "It's worked out really well." Well indeed. The Wildcats take a 33-4 record into Saturday's Elite..." March 29

  • Arizona's Aaron Gordon of San Jose is Pac-12's top freshman

    San Jose Mercury News "San Jose native Aaron Gordon of Arizona was named Pac-12 Conference Freshman of the Year by the league's coaches. Gordon, a graduate of Archbishop Mitty High, also collected third-team All-America honors from The Sporting News. He averaged 12.3 points, 7.8 rebounds per game and posted eight..." March 11

  • Aaron Gordon Emerging as Best Freshman in the Country for Arizona

    Bleacher Report "What's the mark of a great prospect at the college level? Is it drawing comparisons to great players, such as Blake Griffin? Could it be putting up big offensive numbers? Or maybe even being lauded for your defensive prowess through the first 16 games of your career? If any of these are signs..." January 17

  • Gordon honored by USA Basketball

    ESPN "Who is the best freshman in the country this season? USA Basketball has cast its vote for Aaron Gordon. The Arizona standout was named USA Basketball's male athlete of the year, joining a who's who of previous winners that include LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan and Michael..." January 16

  • Gordon honored by USA Basketball

    ESPN "Who is the best freshman in the country this season? USA Basketball has cast its vote for Aaron Gordon. The Arizona standout was named USA Basketball's male athlete of the year, joining a who's who of previous winners that include LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tim Duncan and Michael..." January 16

  • NBA Wakes to Find Andrew Wiggins and Entire Class of '14 Aren't All That

    Forbes.com "Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins isn’t just a rising star. There’s a mystique around the 18-year-old from Toronto with the hops, mix tapes and world-wide following, already on the radar screen of the commercial interests seeking the next big thing–perhaps in the guise of a “Canadian..." January 13

  • NBA Draft Prospects: Week In Review

    Right Down Euclid Ave "It’s never too early to talk NBA Draft, especially with a projected class as deep and talented as the 2014 group. Every Sunday, I’ll take a look at how college basketball’s premier talents performed during the past week and see how that impacted their NBA prospects. ESPN draft guru Chad Ford’s..." December 02

  • 2014 NBA Draft: Ranking the Top 10 Prospects Right Now

    Rant Sports "With the 2013-14 NBA season underway there is no doubt that basketball is back, in turn filling a void that has been left in many fans hearts since the Miami Heat won the NBA Finals on June 20. The new season offers a number of interesting storylines, ranging from the return of Derrick Rose and..." November 06

  • Gordon, Ennis, Parker, Wiggins, others named to Tisdale Watch List

    247 Sports "Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon has been named to the 10-man preseason watch list for the Integris Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Award, presented annually by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA). The USBWA has chosen a national freshman of the year since the..." November 04

  • Aaron Gordon strains his groin, limited in Arizona’s exhibition

    College Basketball Talk "Arizona had their first exhibition game of the season on Monday night, and as you might expect, the Wildcats smoked Division II Augustana 84-52. New point guard T.J. McConnell finished with 12 points, eight assists and five steals and Nick Johnson and Gabe York chipped in with 14 points..." October 31

  • Aaron Gordon: Maturity may be his ‘greatest gift’ to Wildcats

    Tucson Citizen "Arizona Wildcats coach Sean Miller says there’s “no prima-donna” in Aaron Gordon claims the freshman forward’s approach is “drop-dead professional.” He’s a rarity Gordon is. There’s the unreal talent. There are all the accomplishments (MVP of McDonald’s All-America Game MVP of the U19..." October 17

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