Category Archives: Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon enjoying rehab-free offseason, plans to finalize player option ‘in the next week or so’

Eric Gordon was back where it all got started for Indianapolis native — at the JCC of Indianapolis, which is across the street and maybe 200 yards from his parents’ front door. He spends the majority of his offseason in Los Angeles where his pro career began — the Clippers took him seventh overall in the 2008…

Eric Gordon getting his first taste of the NBA Playoffs

It took him seven seasons, but Eric Gordon is finally in the NBA Playoffs. The 26-year-old Indianapolis product is in his fourth season playing for the New Orleans Pelicans, who qualified for postseason play as the Western Conference’s eighth seed. As a result, they have their hands full against the league’s best team, the Golden State Warriors (67-15). Gordon missed…

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

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 VigilantSports.com. “I’ve been running, moving around very well…

Evan Gordon now an NBPA certified agent

While an undergraduate student at Arizona State University, Indy native and North Central High School grad Evan Gordon began contemplating what he wanted to do for a profession. He wanted to work in sports, there was no doubt about that. The idea of being a sports agent intrigued him and thus he started working towards…

Eric Gordon holds sixth annual basketball camp at the JCC

Just like any normal day, if you wind your way through the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Indianapolis and go back to one of the gyms, it’s highly likely that you’ll find at least one member of the Gordon family dribbling a basketball. Living just across the street – literally – the exceptionally athletically gifted…

Video: Eric Gordon on free agency and competing for a spot on Team USA

Eric Gordon is in Las Vegas vying for one of the final spots on Team USA that will compete in the London Olympics. A few highlights: He feels slighted by the Hornets organization and has had little contact with team brass. More than anything, he feels “taken advantage of” in New Orleans. Eric can’t make…

Eric Gordon’s Olympic chances aided by Wade’s absence

The NBA season just recently ended but the Olympic games in London are less than a month away. Former North Central and Indiana star Eric Gordon will compete for one of twelve spots on Team USA. Gordon’s chances to secure a spot were boosted Thursday with the news that Dwyane Wade needs arthroscopic surgery on his…

Larry Bird: ‘We don’t go after restricted free agents’

Larry Bird took to the podium Wednesday for his end of the year news conference. It’s obvious that he really enjoys being part of this team and he is proud of the guys he put together. Many, including myself, would like to see Indy-native Eric Gordon return and play for his hometown team. For Gordon,…