Aaron Gordon Biography
Aaron Gordon born Aaron Addison Gordon is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 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 a memorable Slam Dunk Contest in which he lost in a close matchup to Zach LaVine.
Aaron Gordon Age
Aaron Addison Gordon was born in San Jose, California on September 16, 1995
Aaron Gordon Girlfriend|Aaron Gordon Wife
Aaron Gordon is said to be in a relationship with Dakota Gonzales. She is a twin sister of the quite famous basketball player for Kansas University and the University of Nevada.
Aaron Gordon Parents
Gordon is the son of former San Diego State basketball star Ed Gordon. His great-great-grandfather was a Native American Osage Indian and was seven feet tall. He has an older brother, Drew, who is also a professional basketball player. Also, he has an older sister, Elise, who played collegiately for the Harvard women’s basketball team from 2010 to 2014.
At the age of eight, Gordon qualified to compete in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Junior Olympics but chose instead to play in a basketball tournament.
Gordon is currently the president of athlete acquisition for the sports psychology app, Lucid, introduced to him by his mental skills coach, Graham Betchart.
Aaron Gordon Height
Aaron comes from a family of athletes height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Aaron Gordon Net Worth|Aaron Gordon Salary
Aaron is a basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has an estimated net worth of $13 Million.
Aaron Gordon Career
At Arizona, on February 13, 2014, Gordon was named one of the 30 finalists for the Naismith College Player of the Year. He was named to the All-Pac-12 first team, as well as earning Pac-12 Freshman Player of the Year and Pac-12 All-Freshman team honors.
On April 15, 2014, he declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final three years of college eligibility.
Orlando Magic (2014–present)
On June 26, 2014, Gordon was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic. On July 2, he signed with the Magic and joined them for the 2014 NBA Summer League. After appearing in the first 11 games of the 2014–15 season, Gordon was ruled out indefinitely on November 16 after he fractured a bone in his left foot in the Magic’s loss to the Washington Wizards the night before. He returned to action on January 18, 2015, against the Oklahoma City Thunder after missing 32 games. On April 4, he recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds in a 97–90 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
In July 2015, Gordon re-joined the Magic for the 2015 NBA Summer League, where he averaged 21.7 points, 11.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.7 blocks in three games. On November 4, 2015, he scored a career-high 19 points in a loss to the Houston Rockets. On January 31, 2016, he tied his career high of 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in a 119–114 win over the Boston Celtics.
He went on to record 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds the following night against the San Antonio Spurs. During the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend, Gordon was the runner-up to Zach LaVine in the Slam Dunk Contest. Their battle through two tie-breakers in the final round drew comparisons to the showdown between Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins in 1988.
Gordon utilized Stuff the Magic Dragon, his team’s 6½-ft tall mascot, in his dunks; his final dunk involved him jumping over Stuff while passing the ball under both legs. On February 25, he had another 19-point outing in a 130–114 loss to the Golden State Warriors. Three days later, he set a new career high with 22 points in a 130–116 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. On April 13, in the Magic’s season finale, Gordon tied his career high of 22 points in a 117–103 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
On December 14, 2016, Gordon scored a career-high 33 points in a 113–108 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. On February 18, 2017, he participated in his second consecutive Slam Dunk Contest but failed to make it past the first round. On March 31, 2017, he scored 20 of his 32 points in the first half of the Magic’s 117–116 loss to the Boston Celtics. He also had 16 rebounds in the game. In the Magic’s season finale on April 12, Gordon had 32 points and 12 rebounds in a 113–109 win over the Detroit Pistons.
On October 24, 2017, Gordon scored a career-high 41 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 36 seconds remaining, to lift the Magic to a 125–121 win over the Brooklyn Nets. On November 29, 2017, he had 40 points and 15 rebounds to help Orlando end a nine-game losing streak with a 121–108 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. On December 30, 2017, he had a 39-point effort in a 117–111 loss to the Miami Heat. Gordon missed nine games in February, including the All-Star Slam Dunk contest, with a strained left hip flexor. On March 24, 2018, he had 29 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high eight assists in a 105–99 win over the Phoenix Suns.
On July 6, 2018, Gordon re-signed with the Magic. In the Magic’s season opener on October 17, Gordon had 26 points and 16 rebounds in a 104–101 win over the Miami Heat. On November 18, he scored 20 of his 31 points in the first quarter of the Magic’s 131–117 win over the New York Knicks. On January 2, he had a career-high nine assists in a 112–84 win over the Chicago Bulls.
Aaron Gordon Uncle Drew
Gordon made his acting debut in Uncle Drew, which was released in June 2018