Aaron Gordon "Air Gordon"

Aaron Gordon "Air Gordon"

 Aaron Addison Gordon is an American professional basketball player, he trade is professionalism 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. Gordon was born on the 16th day of September, 1995

In the year 2016 Gordon gained a wide range of recognitions when he comes second against Zach lavine enroot to who become the NBA Slam Dunk Contest which was Kinley contested.

aaron gordon dunk contest


High school career

The preliminary stage of Gordon career started at the Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose city of, California where he started with the varsity basketball team for four years, where he clinches two Division II state basketball championships in his sophomore and junior seasons and also led Mitty to its third straight state title game in his senior year, but his team lost in the inaugural Open Division final.

The 2009–10 season was all new to Gordon where he started in 28 of 41 games and averaged 11.8 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game. Due to his versatility he also participated on the school's track and field team as a thrower and played summer basketball for the Oakland Soldiers.

As a sophomore in 2010–11, Aaron helped his team win Mitty's first state title in men's basketball. His team were also able to clinch the WCAL regular season and playoff crowns, CCS Division II title and Nor-Cal championship. They finished with a 32–2 record and closed the season on a 20–0 winning streak. He started in all 34 games and averaged 16.4 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.6 blocks per game. He scored 17 points and hauled in a state championship record 21 rebounds in the 2011 title game.

The quality of was never in doubt asGordon once again led Team USA to the 2011 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship gold medal, with team-highs of 17.0 points, 11.2 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game. He went on to earn MVP honors, while leading the United States to a gold medal at the 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, in Prague, where he averaged team highs of 16.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game, in addition to shooting 61.2 percent from the field. He was also named to the 2011–12 USA Developmental National Team, and participated at the 2010 USA Basketball Developmental National Team mini-camp.

aaron gordon high school

Private life

Aaron Gordon is the son of former San Diego State basketball star Ed Gordon. Gordon's great-great grandfather, a Native American Osage Indian, was seven feet tall. Gordon's older brother, Drew, is also a professional basketball player. His older sister, Elise, played collegiately for the Harvard women's basketball team from 2010 to 2014. As an eight-year-old, Gordon qualified to compete in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Junior Olympics, but chose instead to play in a basketball tournament. So there for his basketball talent was never in question as he seems follow the footstep of his older parents.

aaron gordon family

Aaron career Sources

  1. A) Some of the sources he archives was the 2013 Arizona Basketball Commits. Scout.com.
  2. B) ESPN". ESPN.com.
  3. C) "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com.
  4. D) 2013 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.


Currently in his capacity he serves as the president of athlete acquisition for the sports psychology app, Lucid, introduced to him by his mental skills coach, Graham Betchart. Gordon made his acting debut in Uncle Drew, which was released in June 2018.

Just like many other basketball players whom have made the basketball world colorful, especially to the fans and supporters of the Orlando Magic Aaron Gordon have won series of self-glories honors which includes;

High school honors

Gordon was MVP of the 2013 McDonald's All-American Boys Game.

 2013: USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year

    2013: FIBA Under-19 World Cup MVP

    2013: McDonald's All-American Game MVP

    Jordan Brand All-American (2013)

    2× California Mr. Basketball (2012, 2013)

    2× CIF State champion (2011, 2012)

    2× CIF State Division II champion (2011, 2012)

    3× CIF Northern California champion (2011–2013)

    CIF Northern California Open Division champion (2013)

    2× CIF Northern California Division II champion (2011, 2012)

    4× CIF CCS champion (2010–2013)

    CIF CCS Open Division champion (2013)

    3× CIF CCS Division II champion (2010–2012)

    MaxPreps.com All-American First Team (2013)

    San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year (2013)

    San Jose Mercury News First Team (2013)

    Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area CCS Player of the Year (2013)

    3× WCAL champion (2011–2013)

    3× Ed Fennelly WCAL Player of the Year Award (2011–2013)

    3× All-WCAL First Team (2011–2013)

    All-WCAL Second Team (2010)

 aaron gordon achievements


    Pac-12 Freshman Student-Athlete of the Year (2014)

    Pac-12 All-Tournament Team (2014)

    AP Honorable Mention (2014)

    NCAA Tournament's West Regional All-Tournament Team (2014)

    Third team All-America – Sporting News (2014)

    USBWA All-District Team (2014)

    NABC All-District Second Team (2014)

    All-Pac-12 First Team (2014)

    Pac-12 All-Freshman Team (2014)

    Pac-12 Freshman Player of the Year (2014)

    Pac-12 All-Rookie First Team (2014)

Gordon with the Magic in November 2014

No. 00 – Orlando Magic

Position               Power forward / Small forward

League  NBA

Personal information

Born      September 16, 1995 (age 23)

San Jose, California

Nationality          American

Listed height       6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)

Listed weight      220 lb (100 kg)

Career information

High school         Archbishop Mitty

(San Jose, California)

College Arizona (2013–2014)

NBA draft            2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall

Selected by the Orlando Magic

Playing career    2014–present

Career history

2014–present     Orlando Magic


Career highlights and awards

    Third-team All-American – SN (2014)

    First-team All-Pac-12 (2014)

    Pac-12 Freshman Player of the Year (2014)

    USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2013)

    McDonald's All-American Game MVP (2013)

    First-team Parade All-American (2013)

    2× California Mr. Basketball (2012, 2013)


Men's basketball

Representing the United States

FIBA World U19 Cup

Gold medal – first place                2013 Czech Republic       U.S. National team


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