Aaron Gordon

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Basketball player
Aaron Gordon
Aaron Gordon wearing the Orlando Magic jersey in November 2014
Player information
Full name Aaron Addison Gordon
birthday 16th September 1995 (age 24)
place of birth San Jose , California , United States
size 206 cm
position Power Forward / Small Forward
college Arizona
NBA draft 2014 , 4th pick, Orlando Magic
Club information
society Orlando Magic
league NBA
Jersey number 00
Clubs as active
Since 02014 Orlando MagicUnited StatesUnited States

Aaron Addison Gordon (born September 16, 1995 in San José , California ) is an American basketball player . He has been under contract with the Orlando Magic in the NBA since 2014 .


High school and college

Gordon played for Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose. There he developed into one of the best high school basketball players in the country. He took part in the renowned McDonald's All-American Game, a game of the best youth players in the country, and was named MVP of the game. He also took part in the 2013 U-19 World Basketball Championship with the USA and won the gold medal.

After high school, he played for the University of Arizona for a year and scored 12.4 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists that freshman season.


In the 2014 NBA draft , he was selected fourth by the Orlando Magic . After 11 games for the Magic, Gordon injured his foot and was out for 32 games. He completed 47 games in his rookie season, scoring 5.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.

In his sophomore year in the NBA, Gordon went up, scoring 9.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. He also finished second behind Zach LaVine in the Slam Dunk Contest .

Web links

Commons : Aaron Gordon  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Aaron Gordon earns MVP at McDonald's All-America game , Associated Press. April 4, 2013. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ Magic Draft Gordon at No. 4; Trade for Payton