22 Facts About Aaron Gordon


Aaron Addison Gordon was born on September 16,1995 and is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association.


Aaron Gordon 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.


Aaron Gordon attended Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, California and started on the varsity basketball team for four years, winning two Division II state basketball championships in his sophomore and junior seasons.


Aaron Gordon led Mitty to its third straight state title game in his senior year, but his team lost in the inaugural Open Division final.


Aaron Gordon competed on the school's track and field team as a thrower and played summer basketball for the Oakland Soldiers.


Aaron Gordon's team captured the WCAL regular season and playoff crowns, CCS Division II title and Nor-Cal championship.


Aaron Gordon started in all 34 games and averaged 16.4 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.6 blocks per game.


Aaron Gordon scored 17 points and hauled in a state championship record 21 rebounds in the 2011 title game.


Aaron Gordon was chosen as the California Mr Basketball Player of the Year.


Aaron Gordon committed to the University of Arizona on April 2,2013, announcing his decision in a press conference before the 2013 McDonald's All-American Game.


At Arizona, on February 13,2014, Aaron Gordon was named one of the 30 finalists for the Naismith College Player of the Year.


Aaron Gordon 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 June 26,2014, Aaron Gordon was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic.


Aaron Gordon returned to action on January 18,2015 against the Oklahoma City Thunder after missing 32 games.


In July 2015, Aaron 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.


Aaron Gordon went on to record 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds the following night against the San Antonio Spurs.


Aaron Gordon was runner-up in the Slam Dunk Contest to Derrick Jones Jr.


Aaron Gordon 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.


Aaron Gordon 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.


Aaron 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 made his acting debut as Casper in Uncle Drew, which was released in June 2018.


Aaron Gordon will serve as the new face of the company's basketball division.