Michael Jordan brought Aaron Gordon back down to earth after dunk contest

Aaron Gordon grabbed a basketball out of the hands of a mascot riding a hoverboard and executed a one-handed windmill dunk with a 360 in Saturday’s NBA slam dunk contest (see above), and that wasn’t even his craziest submission of the night.

The Magic power forward’s mesmerizing competition with Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine — in which Gordon was the runner-up — was good enough to earn him props from Michael Jordan, but that praise also came with a bit of very practical advice from arguably the games’s greatest player. Per GQ:

Leave it to an ultimate competitor like Jordan to not lose sight of what’s really important — even after witnessing this: