Now that Eric Gordon has returned, the question becomes whether the veteran guard wants to remain with New Orleans.
I have a feeling hell learn to love it, an Eastern Conference executive told FOX Sports Ohio.
Gordon, 24, is a 6-foot-3 scorer. He was traded to the Hornets prior to the start of last season. Thats last season, kids. Not this one.
But a bum (and were talking major hobo here) knee kept him sidelined for all but nine games last year. This year, hes played in one.
That took place Saturday in a win at Charlotte -- in which Gordon scored a game-high 24 points.
Not bad for a season debut, eh?
Actually, not a surprise when youre talking about Gordon. Thats why the Hornets traded Chris Paul to the Clippers. They knew Gordon was part of the return, that Gordon has All-Star potential, that hed immediately become their go-to guy.
Then the Hornets landed the No. 1 overall pick, and drafted former Kentucky standout Anthony Davis.
With Gordon and Davis (and free-agent acquis...