Often times when a player declines an extension from a team, the fans will tend to over react. This could not be truer with Eric Gordon and the New Orleans Hornets. Although, David Stern approved Dell Demps to submit a contract extension to Eric Gordon, the young star decided to wait until the summer to determine his plans. NOLA has some great quotes about the situation:
“I’m still very optimistic that we will make Eric a big part of our team for years to come, and hopefully, we’ll get something done this summer,” Demps said.
“We all worked hard on the extension, but sometimes business is business,” Gordon said in a statement. “Right now, my sole focus is on staying in great shape and making sure I get back to 100 percent health as quickly as possible, so I can return to playing and helping my teammates and Coach Monty win games. This is really what it is all about right now for me.’’
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