Aaron Addison Gordon is a professional basketball player who is currently playing in NBA for Orlando Magic. Before being selected for Orlando Magic he was in the team of the University of Arizona during his college career. In the draft of the 2014 NBA, he was the fourth pick overall. Also, he took part in the Slam Dunk Contest held in 2016.
Aaron Gordon High School and College Career
Aaron Gordon studied from Archbishop Mitty School in California. He is playing basketball since his High School and started his career in the Varsity basketball team. He played for them for 4 years where he won many competitions including 2 Division II basketball championships and reached the third consecutive championship final. He started 28 games out of 48 with decent stats of 11.9 points, 2.1 blocks and 10.1 rebounds per every game. He was also a part of Oakland Soldiers in summer basketball. As a kid in 2011, Aaron Gordon has amazing stats of 23 points, 13 rebounds, 2.3 blocks and 2.5 assists per game. Because of its amazing performances, he was chosen as the Basketball player of the year of California.
His college career was amazing too as he was selected in the list of 30 players running for Naismith’s best college player of the year. Another reward includes Pac 12 freshman player of the year. In 2014 Aaron Gordon was picked up in the draft of NBA where his professional career started.
Aaron Gordon Professional Career
In 2014 his career started from Orlando Magic with the 4th pick of NBA draft. His season average of 2015 summer league was 21.7 points, 1.7 blocks, and 11.7 rebounds per game which is amazing. Gordon finished 2nd in Slam Dunk Contest. He later participated again in the Slam Dunk contest but lost in the first round. He faced a hip injury in 2017-18 season which made him miss 9 games including slam dunk contest.
Apart from his domestic career, his international career has been amazing too. Gordon was the part of team USA which won’t the Under 16 Championship goal medal. Later on, in 2013 he led team USA in 2013 FIBA U19 Championship where he achieved MVP honors and gold medal.
Aaron Gordon Personal Life
Aaron Gordon’s father is a famous basketball star of San Diego State. When he was 8 years old, he qualified to take part in junior Olympics in 200-meter dashes. But he chose to play basketball. Apart from sports, Gordon acted in the film ‘’Uncle Drew’’ which was released in 2018.
What shoes does Aaron Gordon wear?
Just like other NBA starts he also wears Nike Zoom Kobe 4 Protro shoes.
He has previously worn some amazing shoes including:
- Nike PG2
- Nike Kobe AD mid
- Nike AlphaDunk
What is the size of Aaron Gordon Footwear?
The size of Aaron Gordon’s footwear is 17.