Aaron Gordon’s carefree summertime just shrank to about three days, and he couldn’t be happier.
The incoming Arizona Wildcats freshman forward was named to USA Basketball’s U19 team on Monday night, meaning he’ll go straight from USA headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., to Washington, D.C., this week and to the World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic, next week.
Then he’ll have two or three days at home in San Jose, Calif., in mid-July before flying to Tucson to take summer courses and begin practicing with the Wildcats.
For a guy who not only is loving the two-a-day workouts in Colorado but also spending time after and in between practices on his game — “I don’t have time for a nap,” he said — Gordon couldn’t ask for anything better.
Read this entire article in Wednesday's Arizona Daily Star.