Magic F Aaron Gordon exits game with hamstring tightness

Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) is held back by guard Evan Fournier (10) after getting fouled by Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) is held back by guard Evan Fournier (10) after getting fouled by Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)
<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Orlando Magic lost another key player in Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Raptors, as forward Aaron Gordon exited due to hamstring tightness.» data-reactid=»23″>The Orlando Magic lost another key player in Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Raptors, as forward Aaron Gordon exited due to hamstring tightness.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Magic later announced that Gordon would not return for the game.» data-reactid=»24″>The Magic later announced that Gordon would not return for the game.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The injury in question occurred on a hard foul by Kyle Lowry, with Gordon falling awkwardly after being knocked off-balance on a dunk attempt. Gordon was clearly displeased with Lowry after the play.» data-reactid=»25″>The injury in question occurred on a hard foul by Kyle Lowry, with Gordon falling awkwardly after being knocked off-balance on a dunk attempt. Gordon was clearly displeased with Lowry after the play.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Magic are already without their other starting forward in Jonathan Isaac, who tore his ACL in brutal fashion on Sunday. Gordon — who is averaging 14.5 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game while leading the team in minutes per game — would be another big loss if he has to miss additional time.» data-reactid=»32″>The Magic are already without their other starting forward in Jonathan Isaac, who tore his ACL in brutal fashion on Sunday. Gordon — who is averaging 14.5 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game while leading the team in minutes per game — would be another big loss if he has to miss additional time.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The 32-36 Magic have a playoff spot all but locked up and are currently vying with the shorthanded Brooklyn Nets for the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.» data-reactid=»33″>The 32-36 Magic have a playoff spot all but locked up and are currently vying with the shorthanded Brooklyn Nets for the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

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