Former NBA player Drew Gordon dies in car accident at age 33

ByMarc J. Spears ESPN logo
Friday, May 31, 2024

Former NBA forward Drew Gordon, the older brother of Denver'sAaron Gordon, died in a car accident in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday, his agent Calvin Andrews and the Nuggets told ESPN's Andscape. He was 33.

Gordon played nine games for the Philadelphia 76ers during the 2014-15 season.

A native of San Jose, California, Gordon's pro basketball journey also included stops in the G League, Serbia, Sardinia, Turkey, France, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine and three teams in Russia.

The former McDonald's All American played collegiately at UCLA and New Mexico.

He is survived by his wife, Angela, and three children.