Eric Gordon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Eric Gordon 'unlikely' to stay with Pelicans

    Larry Brown Sports "New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon is set to hit free agency at season’s end, and he’ll almost certainly be hunting for a new team. Gordon arrived with much fanfare in the non-vetoed Chris Paul trade in 2011, but has had an inconsistent, injury-plagued tenure with New Orleans. He further..." March 14

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    Jennifer Hale @JenHale504

    The @PelicansNBA Eric Gordon is now in LA, seeking medical opinions concerning whether he needs another surgery on his re-fractured finger.

  • Pelicans could use hardship exception if Eric Gordon is done for the year

    The Bird Writes "Eric Gordon fractured his ring finger for a second time on Saturday against the Utah Jazz. In the immediate aftermath the New Orleans Pelicans seemed resigned to this injury ending Gordon's season. As Oleh wrote that game, it could be the last time we see Gordon in a Pelicans uniform. It was..." March 08

  • Eric Gordon out after refracturing surgically repaired ring finger

    ESPN "Eric Gordon refractured the ring finger on his right (shooting) hand in the New Orleans Pelicans' 104-96 loss to the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. Gordon played 11 minutes before reinjuring the finger, collecting seven points, two assists and two blocked shots. Gordon recently missed 16 games..." March 06

  • Fan Catches Kevin Garnett Calling Eric Gordon a “Trash A** N****” From the Bench During Game

    Complex "As we learned yesterday, Kevin Garnett never talked trash when he was younger. But he’s certainly gotten the hang of it since entering the NBA. And at this point, he’s so used to talking trash that he does it even when he’s not actually playing. Just take a look at the clip below, which..." March 02

  • Pelicans guard Eric Gordon to return after missing 16 games

    ESPN "A day after losing starting shooting guard Bryce Dejean-Jones to right wrist surgery, the New Orleans Pelicans received some good news for a change on Friday as Eric Gordon, the team's regular starting shooting guard the past five seasons, will return to the starting lineup Saturday at home..." February 26

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Eric Gordon on trade rumors: 'Being traded is not like the worst thing in the world, it's still a business.'

  • Pelicans could be open to trading Eric Gordon

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "In Eric Gordon's absence, the New Orleans Pelicans are still winning. They extended their winning streak to three straight and have won five of their last six going into Monday night's game against the Houston Rockets. In Saturday night's 116-99 victory against the Milwaukee Bucks, the Pelicans..." January 26

  • Source: Pelicans’ Eric Gordon to miss 4 weeks with broken finger on shooting hand

    The Advocate "Guard Eric Gordon fractured a bone in the ring finger of his shooting hand, leaving him out for an undetermined amount of time, New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said Tuesday night. The Pelicans’ starting shooting guard was injured midway through the third quarter of New Orleans’ 114-99..." January 20

  • Pelicans will need sharp-shooting Eric Gordon, healthy Jrue Holiday

    USA Today "After watching the 2014-15 New Orleans Pelicans play in the postseason from the bench in a suit because of an injury, point guard Jrue Holiday is keeping his goal simple. He’s not concerned about making the playoffs or winning a series just yet. He just wants to be on the court after..." October 21

  • Eric Gordon is happy, healthy and ready to make us remember

    SB Nation "Nearly five years later, the scene plays like a transmission from an alternate NBA universe. Eric Gordon controls the ball on the right wing, staring down Stephen Curry. He feints right as his teammate Blake Griffin sets a screen. Gordon dribbles left, hesitates, then abruptly puts the ball..." September 15

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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