Category Archives: Eric Gordon

Oladipo, Gordon thrilled to see Romeo Langford commit to Indiana

2018 Indiana Mr. Basketball Romeo Langford made his college choice Monday evening, committing to play at Indiana University for head coach Archie Miller next season. Langford announced his decision at a ceremony held on the gymnasium floor at New Albany High School in front of approximately 3,000 fans — and tens of thousands more online….

Source: Eric Gordon to defend 3-point contest title at 2018 All-Star Weekend

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon has accepted an invitation to participate in the three-point contest at the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend, a league source told VigilantSports.com. Gordon will defend his 2017 title, where he beat out Klay Thompson, Kyrie Irving, Kyle Lowry, Kemba Walker, Wesley Matthews, CJ McCollum, and Nick Young. The three-point contest will be…

Q&A with Eric Gordon — on what has clicked in Houston

Indy native Eric Gordon scored 21 points in a 118-95 Houston Rockets (11-3) win over the Pacers Sunday evening. This was EJ’s annual visit back home with his NBA team. Having played for only Western Conference teams — Los Angeles (Clippers), New Orleans, and now Houston — he faces the Pacers in Indianapolis just once…

Eric Gordon’s strong 2017-18 season capped off by winning NBA Sixth Man of the Year award

Eric Gordon earned another piece of hardware Monday night, accepting the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award in New York at the league’s inaugural NBA Awards Show. Although it came two and half months after the end of the regular season, the awards show was a successful, both entertaining and funny during the over…

Source: Eric Gordon to compete in 3-point shootout at All-Star Weekend

Eric Gordon spent the last five seasons in New Orleans playing for the Pelicans. The Indy native and 2007 Indiana Mr. Basketball will be spending the 2017 All-Star Break back in New Orleans — selected as a participant in the 3-point shootout, a league source told VigilantSports.com. Gordon, in his first year with the Houston Rockets (34-14), has led…

Eric Gordon soaring in Houston, making push for first All-Star nod

Eric Gordon has never been an NBA All-Star. In his first eight seasons as a pro, his team had a winning record just once, and reached the playoffs once — in 2015, with the New Orleans Pelicans. Now playing for the Houston Rockets and beside NBA MVP candidate James Harden, Gordon is having the best overall season of his…

Source: Eric Gordon has surgery on right ring finger

New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon had surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles to repair a fractured right ring finger, a league source told VigilantSports.com. Gordon, an Indianapolis native, suffered the injury for the second time in 47 days on Saturday night during the second quarter of a loss to the Utah Jazz. It was his fourth…

Eric Gordon exercises player option with the Pelicans

Eric Gordon will remain with the New Orleans Pelicans next season. The Pelicans shooting guard has exercised his player option on the final year of a four-year, $58 million deal that he signed in 2012. The deadline to invoke his one-year option is June 29th, but he told VigilantSports.com last week at his basketball camp in Indianapolis that…