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April 15, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson enter NBA draft

During a joint press conference Tuesday afternoon, Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson announced they’re leaving Arizona and entering the NBA draft. Gordon, a 6-9 freshman forward, is considered a lottery pick while Johnson, a 6-3 guard, is projected as a second-round pick. Coach Sean Miller said he ‘whole heartedly’ supports their decision. Miller also announced freshman…

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April 15, 2014 at 5:43 AM

Morning links: Aaron Gordon nears NBA decision

It’s hardly a surprise, but Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon is expected to announce he’s leaving the Wildcats and turning pro. Citing an unnamed source, Marc J. Spears at Yahoo Sports wrote the 6-9, 210-pound forward will enter the 2014 NBA draft. Gordon is expected to hold a press conference today. Meanwhile, Arizona junior Nick Johnson,…

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March 4, 2014 at 12:47 PM

And the Pac-12 award goes to …

We’re counting down the end of the Pac-12 season with a daily look at each of the postseason awards. Today: All-Freshmen team ALL-FRESHMEN TEAM Aaron Gordon, Fr., Arizona: Heralded as one of the top freshmen in the country, the former McDonald’s All-American lived up to the hype. The 6-9 forward is first in the conference among…

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January 3, 2014 at 7:06 PM

The One that got away

Freshman forward Aaron Gordon has helped Arizona to a No. 1 ranking and a 14-0 record. (Photo credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports)

Freshman forward Aaron Gordon has helped Arizona to a No. 1 ranking and a 14-0 record. (Photo credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports)

TUCSON, Ariz. – They were going to be stars for the Huskies.

At least that was the plan hashed out when Nigel Williams-Goss, Darin Johnson and Aaron Gordon visited Washington together on a recruiting trip last September.

Williams-Goss, the prototypical floor general, was going to zip passes to Johnson, the sweet-shooting wing, on the perimeter for three-pointers. And Williams-Goss was supposed to flip alley-oop lobs to Gordon, the crazy athletic forward, for highlight jams.

“That’s what you do on those trips,” Williams-Goss said. “You do kind of look into the future and say maybe we can do this or do that.

“But we all know we each have to make the best individual decision for ourselves.”

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April 1, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Poll: Which team lands Aaron Gordon?

It’s time for Aaron Gordon to make a decision. The 6-7, 210-pound forward from San Jose, Calif. is the biggest 2013 prospect who hasn’t committed to a school. The five-star prospect is expected to announce his decision 9:30 a.m. PT Tuesday to reporters at the McDonald’s All-American practices in Chicago. The schools vying for his services include:…

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February 14, 2013 at 3:49 PM

Nigel Williams-Goss named to McDonald’s All-American team

Washington incoming freshman Nigel Williams-Goss (right) is one of 24 players picked to play in the McDonald’s All-American game. The 6:30 p.m. PT game is April 3 at the United Center in Chicago and will be televised on ESPN. The 6-4, 185-pound senior has led Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.) to a 27-0 record…

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February 4, 2013 at 2:44 PM

Aaron Gordon adds Oregon to list

Just when you thought it was a three-team race for Aaron Gordon, the Oregon Ducks re-entered the derby for the consensus five-star recruit from San Jose, Calif. He eliminated Oregon in November and narrowed his list to Washington, Arizona and Kentucky. However, he told Eric Bossi at Rivals.com that he was adding the the Ducks to…

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