Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon crushed a young child’s hopes and dreams Thursday.

A camper stepped up battle the Orlando Magic forwarda one-on-one, which unsurprisingly turned out to be a huge mistake.

Gordon, the 2016 NBA Slam Dunk Contest runner-up, broke the kid's ankles with a crossover and then, adding insult to injury, strolled to the hoop for a jam.

The rest of the campers went berserk while the youngster could do nothing but stand up and accept his ridicule.

In all seriousness, we're sure everyone involved enjoyed the moment. But what is it with NBA players not easing up on the young ones?

James Harden, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry have all savaged youngsters in recent years, using them as pawns in their own viral takedowns.

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