Ben Gordon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Golden State Warriors close to signing Ben Gordon for training camp

    ESPN "Former NBA sixth man award winner Ben Gordon is finalizing a contract to join the Golden State Warriors for training camp, according to league sources. Sources told that Gordon, who has been trying out for the Warriors at their practice facility in Oakland over the past few days, is..." September 24

  • Magic waive guard Ben Gordon

    Fox Sports Florida "The Orlando Magic have waived guard Ben Gordon, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced Monday. Gordon played in 56 games last season with Orlando, averaging 6.2 ppg. and 1.1 rpg. in 14.1 minpg., while shooting .361 (35-97) from three-point range and .836 (56-67) from the free throw line. He..." June 29

  • Orlando Magic declining option on Ben Gordon's contract

    Yahoo! Sports "The Orlando Magic are declining the $4.5 million team option for 2015-'16 on guard Ben Gordon’s contract, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Gordon will become an unrestricted free agent. Passing on Gordon’s option will give the Magic $14.5 million in salary cap space for free agency. Gordon,..." June 28

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    Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins

    Tobias Harris says Ben Gordon has helped push him to become a better long-range shooter.

  • Orlando Magic sign Ben Gordon to a free-agent deal

    Orlando Sentinel "Ben Gordon is officially a member of the Orlando Magic. The team announced Friday morning that it has signed Gordon to a free-agent contract. Gordon, a 31-year-old shooting guard, signed a two-year, $9 million deal in which the final season is fully unguaranteed if he’s waived before July 1,..." July 11

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    The Thunder is the latest team to express interest in guard Ben Gordon, source says. Gordon continues to work on a buyout w/ Bobcats.

  • Bobcats, Ben Gordon Talk Buyout

    Hoops Rumors "The Bobcats and Ben Gordon are in negotiations about a buyout of his bloated expiring deal, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Gordon is making $13.2MM in the final season of a five-year, $58MM contract. He was rumored to have been a part of discussions about the trade Charlotte made with..." February 21

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    There are still rumblings Caron Butler and Gary Neal could be headed to Charlotte for Ben Gordon and expiring contract.

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    Charlotte Bobcats PR @BobcatsPR

    Ben Gordon (illness) did not make @bobcats trip to Denver today. Is listed as out for tomorrow. Will re-join team on trip once feels better.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @

    The Brooklyn Nets are no longer considering a deal for Charlotte's Ben Gordon

  • Blazers "Could Use" Bobcats G Ben Gordon

    Blazer's Edge "Sean Deveney of the Sporting News writes that Charlotte Bobcats reserve guard Ben Gordon is available in trade and that the Portland Trail Blazers could use a player with his skillset. Gordon is a much bigger problem, mostly because he is making $12.4 million, with an option for $13.2 million..." February 20

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    Chris Broussard @

    Other players who are on trade market, sources say: Brooklyn's Humphries, Philly's E Turner, Charlotte's Ben Gordon & Gerald Henderson.....

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    Marc Stein @

    All-Star Weekend trade rumble: Charlotte's growing determination to move Ben Gordon has presented Toronto w/another Andrea Bargnani suitor

  • Bobcats Gordon, Dunlap involved in another flare-up

    Charlotte Observer "An incident Monday morning between Charlotte Bobcats guard Ben Gordon and coach Mike Dunlap appears to underscore the tension between those two. An Observer source confirmed a Yahoo Sports report that Gordon was disruptive during shootaround before the Bobcats’ victory Monday night over the..." February 15

  • Ben Gordon involved in 'disrespectful' altercation with coach

    CBS Sports "Yahoo Sports reports Bobcats guard Ben Gordon had an altercation with coach Mike Dunlap in front of the team this week but that the Bobcats have not punished him in order to protect his trade value. After a bout of disruptive behavior from Ben Gordon targeted at Charlotte Bobcats coach Mike..." February 14

  • Kris Humphries, Ben Gordon trade talks have 'stalled'

    Nets Daily "Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports noted in his weekly power rankings piece that the trade talks between the Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Bobcats, involving Kris Humphries and Ben Gordon, have "stalled." He writes: Trade talks regarding Brooklyn forward Kris Humphries to Charlotte for guard Ben..." February 12

  • Humphries for Gordon trade talk

    New York Post "A league source confirmed a report the Nets and Bobcats have had preliminary discussions about swapping power forward Kris Humphries to Charlotte for guard Ben Gordon. No deal is imminent, however. The Feb. 21 trade deadline is less than two weeks away. “You don’t pay attention to it,”..." February 09

  • Charlotte Bobcats may trade Ben Gordon for Brooklyn Nets' Kris Humphries

    Charlotte Observer "The Charlotte Bobcats and Brooklyn Nets have had discussions about a possible trade of shooting guard Ben Gordon for power forward Kris Humphries, two NBA sources confirmed. The possible deal, first reported by, does not appear to be imminent. It would address the Bobcats’ size and..." February 09

  • Sources: Nets eye Humphries-for-Gordon deal

    ESPN "The Nets and Bobcats have had discussions about a trade that would send Charlotte's Ben Gordon to Brooklyn for Kris Humphries, according to league sources. The talks are ongoing, but sources said no trade is imminent. A Gordon-for-Humphries trade works financially as both players make $12..." February 08

  • Charlotte Bobcats exploring small ball to maximize Gerald Henderson, Ben Gordon

    Charlotte Observer "Problem: How do the Charlotte Bobcats get their best two scoring options on the floor together if they play the same position? Solution: Perhaps they don't always have to play the same position. Gerald Henderson finished last season as the Bobcats' leading scorer at 15.1 points per game...." October 09

  • Bobcats' Gordon trade draws positive reviews

    Charlotte Observer "One of the pluses of spending 10 days at the Las Vegas summer league is you network with people you hardly see the rest of the year: Coaches, scouts, general managers, other media. There's time to chat because everyone isn't rushing to catch a plane to the next game. I heard a lot of..." July 25

  • Pistons trade Ben Gordon to Bobcats for Corey Maggette

    Detroit News "The Pistons are back to wheeling and dealing, making their first significant trade in nearly three years Tuesday when they sent guard Ben Gordon and a future protected first-round pick to the Charlotte Bobcats for Corey Maggette. The draft pick is fully lottery protected for next year, top-8..." June 27

  • Pistons' Ben Gordon takes wait-and-see approach on union dispute

    Detroit Free Press "The cracks in the players' union leadership that started to form during the closing days of the lockout have exploded in recent days into a full-blown conflict. The National Basketball Players Association's eight-member executive committee released a statement Friday asking Oklahoma City..." April 24

  • Gordon on Bulls: 'It seems like they don't miss a step'

    Chicago Tribune "Veteran Detroit Pistons guard Ben Gordon spent his first five NBA seasons with the Chicago Bulls after being the No. 3 overall pick in the 2004 draft out of Connecticut. Gordon helped propel the Bulls into the playoffs his first four seasons, but signed a five-year, $55 million free-agent..." March 31

  • Ben Gordon's play is frustrating to Pistons

    Detroit News "Not sure which Ben Gordon you'll see on a night-to-night basis? You're not alone. Count the 6-3 guard amongst the masses of folks who aren't sure what to expect. His 45-point performance Wednesday against Denver was more frustrating than gratifying. It's a far cry from the player with just..." March 26

  • Pistons' Ben Gordon 'phenomenal' in loss to Nuggets

    Detroit Free Press "NBA fans are accustomed to seeing great shooting displays from Ben Gordon -- just not since he has been wearing a Pistons jersey. His 45 points on an NBA-record-tying 9-for-9 night from three-point land in Wednesday's 116-115 loss to the Nuggets, three points shy of a career high, was on the..." March 23

  • Detroit 98, Boston 88: Pistons' Ben Gordon fuels stunning upset

    Detroit Free Press "The Pistons are doing a horrible job of setting up that lottery pick for the June NBA draft. The lottery still is their likely destiny, but lottery-bound teams mess up their lottery chances by doing things like beating the Celtics at TD Garden for the first time since March 2009. And that's..." February 16

  • Ben Gordon heats up as Pistons top Celtics

    Detroit News "Ben Gordon had done this before, in more than his share of visiting arenas. Hitting a back-breaking 3-pointer, followed by a mass exodus of disgruntled and disappointed fans headed for the exits. Gordon hadn't done it much since arriving in Detroit, but perhaps it's something about Boston..." February 16

  • Ben Gordon: Shoulder is getting better

    Detroit Free Press "No Tayshaun Prince, no Ben Gordon, no Will Bynum and no Charlie Villanueva. The shorthanded Pistons continue to lose without a full complement of players. "In this league, no one cares who you don't have, so you just focus on the players you do have," coach Lawrence Frank said. Prince was..." January 28

  • Ben Gordon seeks early boost in confidence

    Detroit News "That guy on the film looked like him, mannerisms and all, but Ben Gordon didn't recognize himself when he watched his performances the last two years. "Yeah, it looked like me, but I was out of sorts, I wasn't playing with confidence," Gordon admitted before Monday's season opening, 91-79 loss..." December 27

  • Ben Gordon looking for clean slate this season

    Detroit Free Press "Although it seems long ago, Ben Gordon remembers the feeling well. He recalls playing in an arena jam-packed with fans with welcoming cheers at home and rude jeers on the road. Every possession seemingly matters and every mistake could lead to ultimate doom. We are talking playoffs. When..." December 26

  • Ben Gordon, Charlie Villanueva have much to prove with Pistons

    Detroit News "The jersey number is different. The tone is different. The role and production had better be different. Ben Gordon admits he was completely lost the past two seasons. That didn't put him in unique company on a Pistons team that floundered and pouted and generally looked miserable. Gordon, along..." December 16

  • Ben Gordon isn't worried about Pistons' compressed schedule

    Detroit News "Monday was the first day NBA players could have contact with coaches and front-office officials, so there were a few more recognizable faces at the Pistons practice facility. Ben Gordon, Will Bynum and second-round pick Vernon Macklin joined Ben Wallace and Charlie Villanueva in on-court..." December 06

  • Ben Gordon relieved over labor pact, but has misgivings about details

    Detroit Free Press "There was a lot of happiness and excitement at the news that the NBA and the players union had agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement early Saturday morning. But Pistons shooting guard Ben Gordon was cautious about expressing too much joy. Don't get him wrong: Gordon was relieved..." November 27

  • Pistons guard Ben Gordon expects more games to be canceled

    Detroit Free Press "Ben Gordon wasn't surprised when NBA commissioner David Stern announced Monday that the league was canceling the first two weeks of the season because of the ongoing lockout of players. He could see the writing on the wall as far back as several seasons ago when the players' union started..." October 12

  • Brandon Knight's arrival could signal Ben Gordon's departure from Pistons

    Detroit Free Press "The euphoria over Kentucky point guard Brandon Knight falling into the Detroit Pistons' lap at No. 8 in Thursday night's NBA draft wasn't necessarily shared with other members of a now-crowded backcourt. The Pistons have an important decision to make. Knight's not coming here to sit. He's..." June 25

  • Ben Gordon certain he'll regain scoring touch

    Detroit Free Press "You can't sugarcoat it — Ben Gordon is one game away from completing the worse season of his career. This follows the second-worst season of his career. Yet these are the first two seasons of the five-year, $55-million deal he signed with the Pistons in the summer of 2009. Gordon, 28, said..." April 12

  • Ben Gordon now Pistons' only player to not be healthy scratch this season

    Michigan Live "Ben Gordon stands alone. When Charlie Villanueva remained on the bench for the entire game as a healthy scratch Friday night in a loss to Cleveland, Gordon became the only Detroit Pistons player without a "did not play-coach's decision" next to his name in a box score at least once this..." March 27

  • Ben Gordon a big fan of Pistons telethon's new beneficiary

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Pistons guard Ben Gordon always is quick to point out the benefits of the Boys and Girls Club. He should know, since he credits the nonprofit organization for shaping him into the man he is today. "I didn't really have that male role model figure, and it was a positive influence in..." March 17

  • John Kuester wants Ben Gordon to shoot more, think less

    Detroit Free Press "Is Ben Gordon a ticking time bomb? Will the once-explosive shooting guard eventually give the Pistons what he gave the Chicago Bulls: the ability to carry an offense during a tight game? The Pistons' coaching staff is waiting, especially with the demotion of Rip Hamilton to spectator. "He..." February 14

  • Ben Gordon or Rodney Stuckey at shooting guard? Detroit Pistons should choose this offseason

    Michigan Live "With Rodney Stuckey out of the lineup for the second consecutive game with a shoulder contusion, and Richard Hamilton at home with the flu (or nausea from being benched), shooting guard Ben Gordon had little competition for playing time as the Detroit Pistons squared off with the Knicks at Madison..." January 31

  • John Kuester praises Ben Gordon for solid defense

    Detroit Free Press "LeBron James caught the ball in the high post Friday night in the second quarter of Miami's victory over the Pistons. James took the pass from former Piston Carlos Arroyo, who took a handoff from James and tried to use James as a screen on his way to the basket. But Ben Gordon was able to..." January 31

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