Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Orlando Magic

Report: Orlando Magic ‘having conversations’ about trading Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon Orlando Magic
Nicole Sweet-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic have had conversations about potentially trading Aaron Gordon, according to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor.

Orlando, who was the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference last season, could move on from Gordon with two years left on his contract.

“Aaron Gordon is another guy that, I feel like this has been reported already, but Orlando is having conversations about trading him,” O’Connor said on The Mismatch podcast. “We’ll see what happens with [Evan] Fournier, too. There could be a lot of movement with Orlando.”

Gordon, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, has been a solid player in his career, but he never blossomed into a star.

Last season, Gordon averaged 14.4 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game.

While those aren’t bad numbers, Gordon is making a large chunk of money, and it may help Orlando get his contract off the books.

The Magic certainly could find a less pricey option to fill Gordon’s void.

He is not an elite 3-point shooter, as he shot 30.8 percent from beyond the arc last season and is just a 31.9 percent shooter from deep for his career.

While Gordon has made a name for himself in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, he hasn’t been able to translate it to becoming a No. 1 option on a winning team.


Charlotte Hornets

The wife of Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward offered some blistering criticism of her husband’s team over the perceived lack of protection offered to...

Golden State Warriors

Unemployed big man DeMarcus Cousins was served some cold, hard facts recently after he inquired why he’s not in the NBA. Golden State Warriors...

Brooklyn Nets

Though Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving has managed to return from a suspension that stemmed from him promoting anti-Semitic media, the topic is...

Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills will be in action on Thursday against the Detroit Lions, and it sounds like they’re going to get a major boost...