Followers of the Brooklyn Nets trolled Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon on Monday evening in excess of his NBA Slam Dunk Contest loss.
In the midst of a heartbreaking loss to the Orlando Magic on Monday evening, Brooklyn Nets fans didn’t move on the opportunity to choose a enormous shot at Aaron Gordon. The Magic forward missing the NBA Slam Dunk Contest previously this month, and many consider it’s due to the fact of Dwyane Wade. The 13-time All-Star — who served as a person of the judges — has been accused of rigging the score so Miami Heat tiny forward Derrick Jones Jr. could win.
Of training course, Wade and Jones Jr. are previous teammates.
When Gordon stood at the totally free-toss line in the second quarter of the eventual Magic victory, Nets fans determined to chant, “Wade really do not like you.”
Nets fans chanting “Wade Really don’t Like You!” at Aaron Gordon pic.twitter.com/qizOVysWSs
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The alleged rigging of the score led to Gordon slipping short in what was the 3rd dunk contest appearance of his vocation.
Gordon didn’t permit the fans trouble him though. By the conclude of the evening, the sixth-year player put up a activity-superior 27 factors together with ten rebounds in a one hundred fifteen-113 win. The Magic trailed by as many as 19 but prevailed for their 25th victory of the year.
Orlando is now 25-32 and sits in eighth put in the Eastern Convention.
For the Nets, guard Spencer Dinwiddie scored a workforce-superior 24 factors and furthermore recorded 8 assists. Caris LeVert also put with each other a respectable evening on the stat sheet, ending the contest with 19 factors, five rebounds, and 8 assists.
With the defeat, the Nets tumble to 26-thirty and are the seventh-very best workforce in the East.