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Monday / February 24.
  • Aaron Gordon, Dwight Howard, Derrick Jones Jr. to compete in NBA Slam Dunk contest

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    By: JAMES SZUBA

    Orlando Magic big man Aaron Gordon is set to compete in the NBA Slam Dunk contest at All-Star weekend, per Shams Charania.

    The Slam Dunk contest will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Chicago. Joining Gordon will be Los Angeles Lakers big man Dwight Howard and the Miami Heat’s Derrick Jones Jr.

    Gordon will make his third appearance in the NBA’s Slam Dunk contest. He previously competed in the event in both 2016 and 2017.

    Gordon has played all six of his NBA seasons with Orlando. The former Arizona Wildcat is averaging 13.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game for the Magic this season.

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