Aaron Gordon

Name: Aaron Gordon ( Aaron Addison Gordon )
Born: September 16, 1995
Age: 28 years old
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inches
Occupation: basketball player
Relationship Status: not married
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  • Horoscope: Virgo
  • Net worth: $24 000 000
  • Ethnicity: African-American-White
  • Nationality: American
  • Fathers name: Ed Gordon
  • Mothers name: Shelly Davis
  • Education: Archbishop Mitty High School; The University of Arizona;
  • Weight: 107.0
  • Hair color: Dark brown
  • Eye color: Dark brown
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    Aaron Gordon: biography

    Aaron Gordon is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

    Childhood and youth

    Aaron Gordon was born on September 16, 1995, in San Jose, California. He grew up in a sports-oriented family, with both of his parents being successful athletes. His father, Ed Gordon, played college basketball at San Diego State University, and his mother, Shelly Davis, was a standout high school track and field athlete.

    Young Aaron Gordon with his family
    Young Aaron Gordon with his family / Instagram

    From a young age, Gordon showed a natural affinity for sports and began playing basketball at a very early age. He attended Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, where he continued to develop his skills on the court. During his high school career, Gordon quickly gained recognition as one of the top basketball players in the country.

    His athleticism, versatility, and high-flying dunks made him a highlight reel sensation and garnered attention from college recruiters and NBA scouts alike. Gordon's achievements in high school were remarkable, as he led Archbishop Mitty to two consecutive California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) state championships in 2011 and 2012.

    Basketball career

    After declaring for the NBA Draft following his freshman year at the University of Arizona, Gordon was selected by the Orlando Magic with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

    Gordon made an immediate impact in his rookie season with the Magic. He showcased his athleticism and dunking ability, participating in the Slam Dunk Contest during the NBA All-Star Weekend and finishing as the runner-up. Throughout his tenure with the Magic, Gordon established himself as a solid contributor on both ends of the court. He displayed versatility by playing multiple positions, often switching between small forward and power forward.

    Aaron Gordon
    Aaron Gordon / Instagram

    Known for his highlight-reel dunks, Gordon became a fan favorite in Orlando. He developed a reputation for his ability to finish strong at the rim and his explosive leaping ability. However, he also demonstrated his defensive skills, frequently guarding the opponent's best players and contributing as a shot-blocker and rebounder.

    During the 2020-2021 season, Gordon was traded to the Denver Nuggets. The move allowed him to join a talented roster led by MVP Nikola Jokić and Jamal Murray. With the Nuggets, Gordon provided additional scoring and defensive versatility, enhancing the team's chances of playoff success.

    Throughout his career, Gordon has consistently been recognized for his defensive abilities. He has been selected to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team and has earned a reputation as a tenacious defender capable of guarding multiple positions.

    Personal life

    Aaron Gordon's first known relationship was with Dakota Gonzalez, a former basketball player turned social media influencer. They were together for over three years before separating in 2020. After their breakup, Gordon started dating Izabela Guedes, a Brazilian model and Instagram influencer. They began their relationship in early 2020 and shared pictures together on social media.

    Off the court, Gordon has shown an interest in music and fashion. He has been seen attending music events and has even collaborated with artists, including releasing a song called "Pull Up" in 2019. Gordon has also been recognized for his sense of style, often appearing in stylish outfits and attending fashion events.

    Gordon is known to be actively involved in community work and has shown a commitment to philanthropy. He has organized basketball camps and clinics for young players and has been involved in various charitable initiatives throughout his career.

    Awards and honors

    High School:

    • 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)

    College:

    • 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)

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