Entries Tagged as 'Eric Gordon'

How the Ryan Anderson trade could impact Eric Gordon

July 9th, 2012 · 50 Comments

It surely seemed odd that the New Orleans Hornets agreed to a sign-and-trade deal to acquire Ryan Anderson, parting with quality young big Gustavo Ayon in the process, when the Hornets could have just as easily renounced all their non-Eric Gordon free agents and signed the restricted free agent outright. That’s especially the case because, […]

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Phoenix Suns withdraw qualifying offer to Aaron Brooks, Eric Gordon not picked for Olympics

July 7th, 2012 · 21 Comments

As expected, the Phoenix Suns withdrew their qualifying offer to Aaron Brooks today, making him an unrestricted free agent. Brooks hinted at this very possibility last night by tweeting “Unrestricted : )” before taking the tweet down soon after. His qualifying offer was for $2,976,637 and the Suns possessed a cap hold of $5,041,730 for […]

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Eric Gordon talk on WGSO in New Orleans

July 7th, 2012 · 6 Comments

I was invited on air for a half hour this morning to break down the Phoenix Suns and the Eric Gordon situation with Dr. Jason Calmes of Hornets247 on WGSO in New Orleans. As you would expect, I gave the Phoenix perspective on the proceedings. Below you can find a complete rundown of the show […]

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Eric Gordon speaks, really wants out of NOLA

July 6th, 2012 · 7 Comments

New Orleans guard Eric Gordon spoke for the first time to reporters at USA Basketball camp today, and he made it pretty clear that he wants to be a Phoenix Sun. The restricted free agent told Jimmy Smith of The Times-Picayune and Hornets247′s Joe Gerrity that he felt that the Hornets haven’t shown him the […]

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Eric Gordon still longs for Phoenix, but Hornets hold all the cards

July 5th, 2012 · 35 Comments

At this point Eric Gordon’s future is in the hands of Hornets GM Dell Demps, yet that didn’t stop him from continuing to try to talk his way to Phoenix on Thursday in Las Vegas where he is competing for one of the final spots on the US Olympic team. As Jason Calmes put it on Hornets247, “Dell […]

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The Eric Gordon signing and where the Phoenix Suns go from here

July 4th, 2012 · 46 Comments

Days before the draft, Suns general manager Lance Blanks said the organization routinely considers “if-then scenarios,” and thus with news of the Suns completing an “if” by agreeing to ink Eric Gordon to a four-year, $58 million max offer sheet it’s time to ponder the “then” of what comes next. The first implication is that […]

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