AARON GORDON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Arizona Basketball: Ray Smith Commits

It didn’t take long for Sean Miller to find a replacement for potential one-and-done Stanley Johnson. Ray Smith will pair up with fellow commit Justin Simon, already creating an alley-oop duo for the Arizona Wildcats in 2015. Who is Ray Smith? Ranked the 26th best prospect by ESPN,  Smith has the potential to grow into something truly spectacular. The Las Vegas High School product...
Via isportsweb.com
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona's Gordon goes No. 4 to Orlando

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Former Arizona star Aaron Gordon is now an NBA lottery pick. The Orlando Magic selected Gordon with the No. 4 pick in Thursday night's draft. He's now the second lottery pick in the Sean Miller era as Derrick Williams went No. 2 in 2011. Gordon said he had a "really good workout" in Orlando, one of five teams he worked out for in preparation for the draft. "I (shot...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Arizona’s Aaron Gordon Jumps So High The NBA Combine Had To Put Measuring Tool On A Stool

Aaron Gordon is too good for your vertical jump apparatus, NBA Combine. The former Arizona forward was getting measured for his max vertical jump today, and he leaped so high that the league had to adjust their measuring tool.  Aaron Gordon just jumped so high they had to raise the vertical jump apparatus. — Chad Ford (@chadfordinsider) May 16, 2014 They had to raise the bar...
Via College Spun
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Elite Eight notebook: What's next for Arizona phenom Aaron Gordon?

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- While the crowd and a nation of college basketball fans were on the edge of their seats as Arizona was awarded the final possession with three seconds left in Saturday night's NCAA West Regional Championship game, the players on the court were trying to keep it together. Junior guard Nick Johnson, Arizona's leading scorer, who had the hot hand in the second half...
Via Fox Sports West
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona versus Wisconsin preview and prediction

Matchup: The Arizona Wildcats will take on the Wisconsin Badgers in the Elite Eight on Saturday night in what promises to be a marquee game. This is the only Elite Eight match between a one seed and a two seed this tournament. The Arizona Wildcats who have spent much of the season in the upper-portion of the rankings and look poised to make it to their first Final Four under head...
Via isportsweb.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Perfection the goal for Arizona freshman phenom Gordon

SAN DIEGO -- Aaron Gordon wants to be perfect. Arizona's freshman phenom knows deep down that he'll never get there, but for an 18-year-old basketball prodigy, it's surprising he even knows what he's looking for and realizes that there is truly no final destination. As Arizona coach Sean Miller has said, "maturity might be his biggest gift." His hard work and determination to succeed...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

How Arizona wins NCAA championship and I win $100,000

Only a day into March Madness, and many of us have lost all hope at a perfect NCAA tournament bracket and winning Warren Buffet’s $1 Billion.  Well wipe those tears baby birds, because some of you, like myself, still have a shot at winning $100,000. That’s right, the top 20 entries in the Quicken Loans Billion $ Bracket Challenge will receive a $100,000 first-place-prize. ...
Via isportsweb.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tournament play vital for Arizona players’ NBA draft stock

As we’ve seen in previous NBA drafts, a player’s performance in the NCAA tournament can be the difference in going pro. Scouts love to see players perform well in these “win or go home” situations. With an assortment of Arizona players on the NBA’s draft radar, these Wildcats will undoubtedly be looking to improve their stock in March. Aaron Gordon: AG is currently teetering...
Via isportsweb.com
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Aaron Gordon’s Steal And Alley-Oop Finish

Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon may not be getting the same kind of press as some of the other first-year superstars, but he’s been every bit just as impressive. Gordon, whose Wildcats are currently ranked No. 3 and have the inside track on a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, is putting on a show right now against Stanford. In the below play, which is the highlight of the contest...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats' Gordon throws down reverse slam off half-court alley-oop

Video of Arizona's Aaron Gordon throwing down a ridiculous reverse alley-oop dunk on a half-court pass against the UCLA Bruins.
Via Gamedayr
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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