Although Aaron Gordon was the top power forward on the Orlando Magic's draft board and wound up being selected by the team fourth overall, it's unclear whether the Magic would've selected injured Kansas center Joel Embiid if Embiid had been available.
The Philadelphia 76ers selected Embiid third overall.
The Sixers' decision prevented the Magic from having to make their final verdict on Embiid known.
When asked about Embiid on Friday, Magic GM Rob Hennigan said, "We had enough information to make an educated decision if it came to that."
At 6-feet-9 in sneakers and 220 pounds, there are questions whether Gordon will play power forward or small forward.
He was asked Friday what position he'll play.
Gordon looked at coach Jacque Vaughn and said, "It's completely up to him."
Vaughn smiled and said, "That's a good answer," prompting laughter.
"We'll figure it out," Vaughn added.
One of the Magic's new players — 6-foot-7 Evan Fournier, whom the team acquired Thursday in a trade for Arron Afflalo — wasn't in Orlando on Friday, but Vaughn was asked to describe him.
"What he does is he gives us another ball-handler, which is huge," Vaughn said. "Evan can play pick-and-roll. You see from his stats this past year he can shoot the basketball, so he'll create some space for us as well. He's another guy that can get an outlet pass and has a good basketball IQ to make the right decision."
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