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Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon, the No. 4 pick in last June’s NBA Draft, fractured a bone in his left foot on Saturday night and will be out indefinitely, GM Rob Hennigan announced on Sunday.
Gordon, a valuable reserve this season for the Magic because of his athleticism and versatility, fractured the fifth metatarsal late in the Magic’s 98-83 loss to the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound rookie had his foot X-rayed following Saturday’s game and it revealed the fracture. He left the Verizon Center late Saturday night wearing a protective walking boot.
Gordon, the youngest player in the NBA this season at 19 years old, will be further evaluated as to the best course of action for treatment upon the team’s return to Orlando.