Found February 20, 2013 on
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Though the ESPN trucks are rolling into Cleveland for the team’s first nationally televised game of the season, the New Orleans Hornets will be without star shooting guard Eric Gordon who continues to have issues with his troublesome knee.
“It might be painful for awhile,” Gordon said on Tuesday. “If there’s no fracture then I feel like I need to play.”
Being the second night of a back-to-back stint for the Hornets, Gordon — coming off of a 20-point outing — will be in street clothes as his teammates attempt to rain on the Kyrie Irving parade. Rookie guard Austin Rivers (6.0 points, 2.1 assists per game) will likely get the start.
FOX Sports’ Ohio’s Sam Amico adds that the Hornets continue to be in trade talks with the Golden State Warriors who wish to acquire the 24-year-old Gordon’s services.
Wednesday night’s contest is slated for an 8pm tip-off. Pre-game will feature Mike Wilbon, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons broadcasting from Los Angeles while Mark Jones and Jon Barry will handle play-by-play and color commentary.
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The New Orleans Hornets are open to trading Eric Gordon.
ESPN's Chris Broussard reported that Gordon is "available," but unlikely to be moved because other clubs are "concerned about EG's health going forward."
Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears reported that the Hornets Pelicans will "explore potential deals for him during the off-season."...
Eric Gordon had made a big deal in the off-season that he wanted to say adios to New Orleans, and hello to Phoenix. Obviously, that didn’t happen, but his name has popped up in trade rumors via John Reid of NOLA.com. Sources confirm the Hornets would be interested in any trade deal with the Golden [...]The post NBA Rumor: New Orleans Hornets, Golden State Warriors Discussing Eric...
The Hornets are expected to keep Eric Gordon through the trade deadline.
Eric Gordon tried to leave the franchise in the offseason for the Suns with a four-year, $58 million offer sheet that the Hornets matched.
It’s been an unusual NBA trade deadline week in that there have been zero deals completed with less than 24 hours to go. But that doesn’t mean the rumors haven’t been abundant, mainly potential blockbusters centering around Dwight Howard and Josh Smith. Locally speaking, on Tuesday we shared the rumor that the Warriors might trade a couple of their minimum-salary players to...
Reports indiciate that Hornets’ guard, Eric Gordon is available and that the team is interested in a deal that would bring Klay Thompson to New Orleans. The Warriors have shown no mutual interest in any such offer.
According to the Times-Picayune:
Sources confirm the Hornets would be interested in any trade deal with the Golden State Warriors that would include second-year shooting...