Age: 23 Height: 6-9 Weight: 220 lbs School: Arizona
Aaron Gordon and the Orlando Magic added to Miami's rising level of frustration. Gordon scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Nikola Vucevic finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds and the Magic rode the strength of a big third quarter to take control and beat the Heat 105-90 on Tuesday night. Gordon had 16 of his points in the third as Orlando outscored Miami 30-12, the Magic turning what was a four-point halftime deficit into a 14-point lead.
Phoenix Suns rookie 7-footer Deandre Ayton talks about facing Boban Marjanovic in Wednesday night's 115-99 loss at the Los Angeles Clippers. Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon likes what he's seen so far in the latest Arizona-to-NBA talent — Phoenix Suns rookie 7-footer Deandre Ayton. “He'
For a few games now, the Lakers have been winning the way LeBron James teams have won for years: They may not execute on one end for long stretches of the game (Los Angeles played some terrible defense in the second and much of the third quarter) but when it gets to crunch time LeBron and company take over and that’s enough. The Lakers were down 12 early in the fourth to Orlando Sunday afternoon and still trailed by 10 with 6:30 to go, but then the comeback came: A LeBron three, a JaVale McGee hook shot, a couple of LeBron dunks, then a Kentavious Caldwell-Pope three, all while the Lakers played a more physical and aggressive defense, and it was a tied game, 104-104. LeBron missed a three and the Lakers stopped getting shots at the rim, while the Magic got their final buckets — a Terrence Ross layup and an Aaron Gordon dunk — inside the restricted area.
Kevin Durant’s Warriors have lost four in a row, but the funk is unlikely to last. Remember last year, at the start of November, when the Orlando Magic were good? Aaron Gordon was knocking down threes, all that young talent was finally gelling, and they were going to make some noise in a weak East.