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...