Per the Denver Submit’s Mike Singer, the Denver Nuggets are one of many a number of groups thinking about buying explosive Orlando Magic ahead Aaron Gordon forward of subsequent Thursday’s commerce deadline.
Gordon, 25-years-old, is averaging 13.7 factors, 6.9 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 0.8 blocks per recreation this season whereas taking pictures a career-high .368 % from 3-point vary. The fourth total choose within the 2014 NBA Draft, his present contract is ready to run out after the 2021-22 season.
Denver has curiosity in Orlando ahead Aaron Gordon forward of subsequent Thursday’s commerce deadline, league sources instructed The Denver Submit, and the Nuggets must assess on-court match and whether or not he’s a participant able to vaulting them previous among the different Western Convention powers.
Singer provides that the Nuggets finishing a commerce for Gordon is unlikely provided that the deadline is simply across the nook. That being mentioned, groups wanting so as to add Gordon are anticipated to give up at the least younger one participant and a draft choose.
If it was March Insanity, the Nuggets would have been one of many Cinderella groups of the 2020 NBA Playoffs with their historic comeback performances in opposition to the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers in consecutive rounds.
This season, the Nuggets’ have achieved nationwide relevance solely to get off to a sluggish begin that highlighted their offseason lack of ahead Jerami Grant whereas placing their burgeoning Huge Three of Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. within the highlight.
Now 24-16, tied for the fifth-best file within the Western Convention, Denver has caught it’s stride in current weeks because of the improved play of Murray and Porter. Including Gordon, who might replicate Grant’s 2019-20 position as a tertiary scorer and versatile defender, could also be what places the Nuggets excessive through the second half of 2020-21.