Eric Gordon RUMORS & NEWS

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    Bourbon Street Shots @BourbonStShots

    Per @EricPincus of @BBallInsiders, Eric Gordon has opted into his 2015-16 player option. Gordon will make roughly $15.5 million next season.

  • Eric Gordon Scours Market For Possible Deals Despite Expectation To Opt In

    Real GM Basketball "Despite leaning strongly toward exercising his player option for next season, Eric Gordon has scoured the NBA market for a potential long-term deal out of New Orleans, a league source told RealGM. Gordon has expressed excitement about the Pelicans’ future, which includes the hiring of Alvin..." June 17

  • Pelicans' Eric Gordon leaning toward opting in for 2015-16

    CBS Sports "New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon has all but officially decided to pick up his $15.5 million player option for next season, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune's John Reid. He has until June 29 to tell the Pelicans what he plans to do. A source close to Eric Gordon said he is..." June 11

  • Eric Gordon leaning towards playing out final year of contract with Pelicans, source says

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "A source close to Eric Gordon said he is leaning toward opting-in to play out the final year of his contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. Gordon is looking to emerge in Pelicans new head coach Alvin Gentry's up-tempo, high-scoring offense that involves ball movement and plenty of perimeter..." June 11

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Eric Gordon still undecided if he will play final year of contract with Pelicans or opt-out.Has until June 29 to make decision.

  • Should Eric Gordon opt out or stick with Pelicans for final year of contract?

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Shooting guard Eric Gordon has until June 29 to make a decision on whether to opt out or play out the final year of his contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. Last week Gordon said he wasn't ready yet to reveal his plans, but he spoke enthusiastically about the team's potential for next..." May 07

  • Eric Gordon not ready to reveal contract plans yet

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Shooting guard Eric Gordon will be calling his own shots whether he wants to finish out the final year of his contract with the Pelicans or test the open market in free agency this summer. Gordon said he is not ready to reveal his plans just yet, but he spoke enthusiastically about the team's..." May 02

  • Eric Gordon needs to prove his worth to Pelicans

    Fox Sports Southwest "The New Orleans Pelicans pay Eric Gordon a lot of money, $14.9 million big ones this season, more than anybody else on the squad. They'll pay him $15.5 million next season when Gordon surely picks up his player option, putting in his pocket twice as much green as the team's best player, the..." January 06

  • Eric Gordon To Return For First Game Since Tearing Labrum

    Real GM Basketball "Eric Gordon practiced for the first time on Sunday since tearing his labrum in late November and will play on Monday against the Washington Wizards. " January 05

  • Eric Gordon says surgery to repair his torn labrum will be considered as a last option

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon says a decision will made within the next two weeks on whether if he will undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder. But Gordon acknowledged on Tuesday that surgery will be considered as a last option. ''We’ll see,’’ Gordon said. ''It’s..." November 25

  • Pelicans' Gordon out Indefinitely with shoulder injury

    NBA.com "The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Eric Gordon will be out indefinitely with a left shoulder injury. An MRI revealed Gordon suffered a torn labrum as a result of the left shoulder subluxation injury that occurred Saturday night at Utah. Gordon will undergo further evaluation..." November 24

  • Eric Gordon still unable to end dreadful shooting slump

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After playing on the road Monday night against the Memphis Grizzlies, Pelicans coach Monty Williams gave his players Tuesday morning off from having to participate in a shootaround workout. But determined to end a dreadful shooting slump, Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon came to work anyway...." November 06

  • Pelicans’ Gordon Expecting Playoffs

    Basketball Insiders "The New Orleans Pelicans had horrible luck when it came to injuries during the 2013-14 season. Key contributors such as Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon, Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans and Jason Smith missed a combined 202 games and the team was never able to play to their full potential..." August 07

  • Eric Gordon two months removed from surgery: ‘The knee is doing well’

    Vigilant Sports "Eric Gordon has spent his offseason rehabbing after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on April 16 – exactly two months ago today. Although he’s not yet back out on the floor, he’s comfortable where he’s at with rehab and strengthening the knee. “The knee is doing well,” Gordon told..." June 17

  • Eric Gordon two months removed from surgery: ‘The knee is doing well’

    Vigilant Sports "Eric Gordon has spent his offseason rehabbing after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on April 16 – exactly two months ago today. Although he’s not yet back out on the floor, he’s comfortable where he’s at with rehab and strengthening the knee. “The knee is doing well,” Gordon told..." June 16

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    Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer

    Monty said idea of bringing Eric Gordon off bench and starting Tyreke at guard is something Pelicans will discuss: "It's a valid question."

  • Nuggets’ Ty Lawson, Pelicans’ Eric Gordon likely shut down for season

    Pro Basketball Talk "At this point in the season, if you have a slightly banged up star on a team not headed for the playoffs, what’s the point? Why play him? With that in mind we bring you these two bits of news: Denver’s Ty Lawson and New Orleans’ Eric Gordon appear to be done for the year. That according to a..." April 08

  • Pelicans' Eric Gordon heads to Los Angeles to get his left knee examined

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon did not accompany the team for Friday night's game against the Utah Jazz, so he could get his ailing left knee examined by his doctor in Los Angeles, according to a source close to the team. It's not known when Gordon will rejoin the team, but..." April 05

  • New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams says there are no plans yet to shut down Eric Gordon

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Although New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon has missed six consecutive games with tendinitis in his left knee, there are no plans yet to shut him down for the rest of the season. Pelicans coach Monty Williams said Gordon’s status will be determined on a game-by-game basis, but he..." April 02

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    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    While Austin Rivers will play tonight for the #Pelicans, Eric Gordon (knee tendinitis) and Brian Roberts (knee bruise) are still day-to-day.

  • Eric Gordon Dealing With Tendinitis In Good Knee

    Real GM Basketball "Eric Gordon has missed two straight games, but he is confident there is nothing serious or structurally wrong with his left knee. "It's feeling better," he said. "I just had a little episode during the game. I had a little knee tendinitis but nothing very serious. It's getting a little bit..." March 25

  • Pelicans' Tyreke Evans and Eric Gordon both will miss Wednesday's game against Memphis Grizzlies

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans starters, Tyreke Evans and Eric Gordon, were both ruled out from playing in Wednesday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies because of an unspecified illness, the team announced. Both players participated in the team's shootaround on Wednesday morning. Evans had..." March 12

  • Pelicans coach Monty Williams doesn't think Eric Gordon or Tyreke Evans will be traded before Thursday's deadline

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "With Thursday’s trade deadline approaching, speculation persists about the New Orleans Pelicans' front office listening to offers for Eric Gordon and Tyreke Evans. But Pelicans coach Monty Williams said after Monday’s practice that he expects for both players to still be with the team after the..." February 18

  • Trade deadline: Pau Gasol, Eric Gordon, others to watch as the day approaches

    Sporting News "It has been a busy few months on the NBA’s rumor mill, and on Thursday, it will come to a climax. That’s when the clock strikes on the league’s trade deadline, and the final roster arrangements for the league’s playoff contenders—as well as arrangements for those teams that have given up on..." February 17

  • Pelicans pushing Eric Gordon on the trade block, sources say

    Sporting News "A little more than two years after acquiring him, and 18 months after matching a four-year, $58 million offer sheet from Phoenix, the Pelicans remain active in their pursuit of trading guard Eric Gordon, league sources told Sporting News this week. New Orleans has made contact with several teams..." January 11

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    Pelicans G Eric Gordon (hip) will not play tonight vs. #Blazers.

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Eric Gordon, Jason Smith out for Pelicans.Assume Davis vs. Dwight matchup.

  • Pelicans guard Eric Gordon says his injured hip remains sore and another medical evaluation is scheduled

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Although he’s officially listed as day to day, New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon said Friday he will undergo another medical evaluation on his injured hip before a determination is made on his return. It hasn't been ruled out by the Pelicans that he could play Friday night against..." December 27

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    X-rays negative on Eric Gordons hip. Very sore walking out. Hip flexor injury.

  • Pelicans guard Eric Gordon hoping they can push the pace faster offensively

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon insists their best offensive option is pushing the pace to score quickly off drives to the basket But in Tuesday night’s heartbreaking 102-101 loss to the Golden State Warriors at New Orleans Arena, it was Gordon that missed a desperation..." November 28

  • Pelicans guard Eric Gordon hoping for another productive performance

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Starting shooting guard Eric Gordon is hoping for a repeat performance from earlier this week when the New Orleans Pelicans play the Washington Wizards on Saturday night at Rupp Arena. In his preseason debut Gordon scored 21 points in 20 minutes during Thursday's 105-102 victory against the..." October 19

  • Pelicans coach Monty Williams says guard Eric Gordon making progress with his conditioning

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Although starting New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon is expected to miss his third consecutive preseason game on Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic Coach Monty Williams said he is making progress with his conditioning. Before training camp opened Williams said Gordon would..." October 09

  • Gordon to miss 1st two weeks of preseason

    NBA.com "New Orleans Pelicans fans will be watching closely throughout preseason to see how Monty Williams fills out his starting lineup and rotation but it’s likely the first few games won’t provide a complete picture of his plans. On Tuesday Williams told local reporters that shooting guard Eric Gordon..." October 01

  • Pelicans guard Eric Gordon is healthy, happy as team prepares to open camp

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Flanked by a couple of team personnel New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon walked into the brand new gym at the team's Metairie training facility on Monday sporting a freshly trimmed haircut and a smile that appeared to almost stretch ear to ear. For the often injured and a much-maligned..." October 01

  • Eric Gordon says he feels “pretty good,” hopes to be 100 percent for camp

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jrue Holiday with Eric Gordon could be one of the more interesting backcourts in the NBA. Throw in an improved Anthony Davis Tyreke Evans at the three Ryan Anderson to space the floor and suddenly that is a potentially dangerous team in the Big Easy. The question is how much Gordon can do? He..." August 04

  • Eric Gordon 'Very Available' In Trade Talks

    Real GM Basketball "The New Orleans Pelicans are making Eric Gordon "very available" in trade talks, according to a source that spoke with RealGM. Gordon signed a four-year, $58 million deal with the Phoenix Suns last offseason that was matched by the Pelicans. Gordon badly wanted to play for the Suns and was..." June 27

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    Eric Gordon @TheofficialEG10

    Finally done with the walking boot.

  • Eric Gordon says he played with bone spurs in his ankle since the All-Star break

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon underwent minor surgery last week because he said he had been dealing with painful bone spurs in his left ankle since the February All-Star break. The Pelicans announced this past Friday that Gordon underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure to..." May 14

  • Eric Gordon undergoes successful ankle surgery

    NBA.com "The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Eric Gordon underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure yesterday in his left ankle to alleviate pain caused by particles of scar tissue. The procedure was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles, CA. Gordon..." May 10

  • Pelicans' Eric Gordon undergoes surgery on left ankle

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure on Thursday to remove particles of scar tissue in his left ankle to alleviate pain. The procedure was considered minor and was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles,..." May 10

  • Hornets guard Eric Gordon struggled as a closer this season

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Hornets guard Eric Gordon was intent on being the team’s closer this season, but it proved to be too big of a job for him to fulfill effectively. In a number of games, Gordon struggled after halftime after having productive performances in the first half. Although Gordon finished..." April 20

  • Hornets Coach Monty Williams plans to continue pushing Eric Gordon hard to become a better player

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Although they got into an apparent shouting match during a timeout in last Friday’s game against the Utah Jazz, New Orleans Hornets Coach Monty Williams and guard Eric Gordon both appear to have moved past the conflict. But Williams said he's not going to stop pushing Gordon to improve his..." April 09

  • Hornets guard Eric Gordon could be traded this summer

    Sporting News "Just this pass offseason, the New Orleans Hornets were all in on Eric Gordon. He had showed the ability to be an elite scorer at the wing position, and the Hornets saw Gordon as an anchor for their development roster. They paid Gordon as such, signing him to a max contract of $58 million over..." April 08

  • Hornets guard Eric Gordon likely to return to starting lineup Sunday against Suns

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "In three seasons, New Orleans Hornets Coach Monty Williams has never verbally lashed out at one of his players in front of fans during a game. But in a heat of the moment situation Friday night at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City against the Utah Jazz, Williams apparently got into a..." April 06

  • Did Hornets Coach Williams do the right thing benching Gordon after getting into shouting match?

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Hornets Coach Monty Williams did not put starting guard Eric Gordon back into Friday night's game against the Utah Jazz after they apparently got into a shouting match during a timeout with 8:37 remaining in the third quarter. According to news reports, Williams was visibly agitated,..." April 06

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    Madelyn Burke @

    In regards to Eric Gordon & Greivis Vasquez, Monty Williams says "looks like they're going to play" vs #Clippers tonight.

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    Jim Eichenhofer @

    Monty said team will evaluate availability of Eric Gordon and Greivis Vasquez for Clippers game after Wednesday's shootaround

  • Hornets guard Eric Gordon says ankle swelled after Friday's win; he's day-to-day

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Hornets backcourt had a distinctly different look Monday night against the Denver Nuggets, with a pair of rookies, Brian Roberts and Darius Miller in the starting linup instead of Greivis Vasquez and Eric Gordon. Gordon was scratched because of a sore left ankle, an injury..." March 26

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    Jimmy Smith @

    Hornets Eric Gordon highly doubtful tonight versus nuggets with ankle soreness

  • Hornets guard Eric Gordon says he still loves having the ball in his hands down the stretch

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Twice down the stretch on Wednesday night, New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon waved off point guard Greivis Vasquez from handling the ball. Trailing the Boston Celtics by three with 2:34 remaining, Gordon wanted to be the team’s closer, a job the Hornets have had big problems..." March 21

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