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Eric Gordon made his return to the lineup Saturday night. And for the better part of 24 minutes, he looked as if he'd never been away.
Gordon had 24 points and seven assists, helping the New Orleans Hornets overcome a 21-point first-half deficit and extend the Charlotte Bobcats' losing streak to 18 games with a 98-95 victory Saturday night.
The Bobcats are one game away from a winless December. They haven't won since Nov. 24 and are closing in on their franchise-record 23-game losing streak to close the 2011-12 season.
Gordon, who hadn't played since April 22 following arthroscopic right knee surgery, was 5 of 13 from the field and 12 of 14 from the free throw line. He had two steals and two turnovers.
"I felt pretty good, I was kind of surprised," Gordon said. "Now I'm just going to try to get better and better from here. I wouldn't have had a chance to help this team earlier with my knee, but I'm glad everything is working out now.&qu...
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New Orleans Hornets shooting guard Eric Gordon will make his much-anticipated season debut off the bench Saturday night against the reeling Charlotte Bobcats, losers of 17 straight games.
Gordon, who spent nearly two months in Los Angeles rehabilitating his sore right knee, will likely play about 25 minutes against the Bobcats, he said, as he gradually works back into game conditioning...
Charlotte Bobcats guard Ben Gordon and forward Hakim Warrick connected for a beautiful no-look, alley oop slam on Saturday night. The play occurred during the second quarter of their bout against the visiting New Orleans Hornets.Gordon displayed amazing awareness, court vision, and touch on the play, which resulted in 2 of Warrick's 12 points on the evening.Charlotte's commentators...
By John Delong, The Sports Xchange CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It didn’t take long for Eric Gordon to make an impact on the New Orleans Hornets. In his season debut after missing the first 29 games with an injured right knee, Gordon led the way as the Hornets rallied from a 21-point first-half deficit and beat the Charlotte Bobcats 98-95. Gordon scored a game-high 24 points in 24...
Last week, Charlotte Bobcats sideline reporter Stephanie Ready was trying to help sell some apparel from the team's website during a report from the Staples Center.Ready was trying to show off a team sweatshirt that had a special deal attached to it being held by a Bobcats fan.For some reason, the cameraman shooting the report didn't pan over right away to the shirt and Stephanie...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Eric Gordon had 24 points and seven assists, helping the New Orleans Hornets overcome a 21-point first-half deficit and extend the Charlotte Bobcats' losing streak to 18 games with a 98-95 victory Saturday night.
The Bobcats are one game away from a winless December. They haven't won since Nov. 24.
Gordon, who hadn't played since April 22 following...
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...
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By Nick Parker
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