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Orlando Magic’s Aaron Gordon Lands Third Appearance In NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Orlando, Fla. – Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon has been selected to participate in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday, Feb. 17 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. during State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.

Gordon, the fourth selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, is averaging 18.4 ppg., 8.3 rpg. and 2.2 apg. in 34.0 minpg. this season for the Magic. He has led (or tied) the team in scoring 13 times, in rebounding 12 times and in assists once. Gordon has scored in double figures 39 times, has 20+ points 11 times, 30+ points four times and 40+ points twice, and has recorded 58 dunks through 39 games played this season.

This marks the 10th time a Magic player will be represented in the Slam Dunk contest, and the third consecutive year for Gordon. Past participants include: Victor Oladipo – 2015; Dwight Howard – 2009, 2008, 2007; Darrell Armstrong – 1996; Nick Anderson – 1992 and Otis Smith – 1991.

The basketball world will descend on Los Angeles for State Farm All-Star Saturday Night featuring three different events showcasing the NBA’s best and brightest stars. The evening begins with the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, followed by the JBL Three-Point Contest and culminating with the Verizon Slam Dunk. TNT will televise NBA All-Star Saturday Night beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

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