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Magic take Aaron Gordon out of starting lineup for violation of team rules

Magic take Aaron Gordon out of starting lineup for violation of team rules

DALLAS — The Orlando Magic held Aaron Gordon out of their starting lineup Tuesday night against the Dallas Mavericks because of what team officials labeled “a violation of team rules.”

A source said Gordon arrived late for the Magic’s flight to Dallas following practice Monday.

Coach Frank Vogel started Mario Hezonja at power forward in Gordon’s place and Vogel employed a starting lineup of Elfrid Payton, Jonathon Simmons, Evan Fournier, Hezonja and Bismack Biyombo.

Gordon first checked into the game with 5:31 remaining in the first quarter.

Entering Tuesday, Gordon had started all...

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