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BEN GORDON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Magic waive Gordon; draft pick Hezonja completes buyout

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The Orlando Magic have lost one player and will soon pick up another. General manager Rob Hennigan said Monday the team waived guard Ben Gordon and learned draft pick Mario Hezonja had completed a buyout with European club FC Barcelona. The 20-year-old Hezonja was the fifth overall pick in last week's draft. He is expected to soon arrive in Orlando. Hennigan said...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Won’t Bring Back Ben Gordon, Will Save $4.5 Million

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Yahoo! Sports‘ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Orlando Magic have declined the 2015-2016 season $4.5 million team option on Ben Gordon. The 6’3″ guard is now an unrestricted free agent, and will most likely be wearing a different franchise’s jersey next season. The $4.5 million being saved by the Magic will go towards free agency,...
Via Magic Basketball Online
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Gordon Revived His NBA Career in Orlando

This is an MBO series of 2014-2015 Orlando Magic seasonal player recaps and evaluations. As the NBA Draft and free agency approach, we’ll dive into statistics, highlights, and more as we dissect the 15-man roster and figure out who should stay and who should go as we enter a very important offseason in the franchise’s history.  Previously in the series:#2 O’Quinn#9 Vucevic...
Via Magic Basketball Online
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Gordon Had to Reassure People He’s Not Retiring

Orlando Magic veteran guard Ben Gordon is a few weeks into his fresh new Instagram account. He also hasn’t played a contest since March 22nd. Still, the man stays positive and he wanted to give his thanks for his 11th season of NBA basketball.   …it’s over after tonight…#curtains THANK YOU GOD for my 11th season in the NBA my child hood dreams manifested and fully...
Via Magic Basketball Online
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Gordon Officially Signs with Magic

Well we knew it was coming following the elimination of the free agent moratorium period, but the Orlando Magic have officially signed Ben Gordon. The team didn’t release terms of the deal, but we know it’s a 2-year, $9 million contract. The second year of the deal is a team option. Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan discussed the signing: “Ben (Gordon) brings valuable experience...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Breaking down the 2014-2015 salary cap

Hey it’s no longer the Charlotte Bobcats anymore and while it was nice for the city to have a team I don’t think anyone’s going to be missing the ‘Cats. It’s good to have this wrong made right and give the city a chance to reclaim its buzz. The Charlotte Hornets currently lead the NBA in new season ticket sales, merchandise sales are through the roof and the team has tripled...
Via isportsweb.com
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Successful first day

The Charlotte Bobcats officially rebranded to the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday afternoon, hours before the NBA Draft Lottery occurred late Tuesday night. And thanks in large part to the continued luck of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the brand new Charlotte Hornets now own the 9th and 24th picks in the first round of the upcoming 2014 NBA Draft that will take place on June 26th. During...
Via isportsweb.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Bobcats: Making the right moves

  As the NBA heads into the final few days before the trade deadline there seems to be a few rumors floating around of the Charlotte Bobcats wanting to make moves. Unlike in the previous few years however when the Bobcats were already long out of contention this year the Bobcats currently hold the 8th seed. This means that instead of being sellers at the deadline the Bobcats will...
Via isportsweb.com
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Bobcats In Line to Trade Ben Gordon

Ben Gordon has been only one thing since suiting up in a Charlotte Bobcats uniform for the first time last season…horrendous. Not only has he lacked big contributions that people thought he would once provide but what it really comes down to is the awful contract the Cats are paying him. 13 million dollars is going to a player who is currently putting up 5.6 points a game...
Via Trade Street Post
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Gordon Open To Returning To Bulls As Free Agent

Ben Gordon will become a free agent next offseason and would listen to the Chicago Bulls if they call him while looking for some bench scoring. "I had a lot of success here, had a great time here," Gordon said. "I'm not in position to rule anybody out." The Bulls would only offer Gordon a veteran's minimum salary. Gordon is finishing the five-year, $55 million deal he signed in...
Via RealGM
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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