Magic’s Aaron Gordon out vs. Blazers due to knee injury
Gordon is dealing with right knee inflammation:
The @OrlandoMagic will be without PF Aaron Gordon tonight against the Trail Blazers. He's been ruled out due to right knee inflammation, the team said.
— Roy Parry (@osroyparry) March 2, 2020
Aaron Gordon has appeared in 54 games for the Magic this season. He’s averaging 14.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists while shooting 43.3 percent from the field, 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 67.2 percent from the free-throw line.
The Magic are 27-33 on the season. They are in seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings. Orlando is trying to make the playoffs for the second consecutive season. They lost to the Toronto Raptors in the first round of last year’s playoffs in five games.
To recall, the Magic won Game 1 in Toronto, but then lost four straight.
Gordon, 24, has career averages of 12.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists with the Magic.
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