NBA Basketball

Eric Gordon
17.2 2.7 2.8
Team: HoustonHeight: 6-4 Born: 12/25/1988
Position: SGWeight: 215 Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana
College: IndianaDraft: 1st Round 7th pick by Clippers (2008)

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Feb. 18 5:31 PM PT6:31 PM MT7:31 PM CT8:31 PM ET1:31 GMT9:31 6:31 PM MST8:31 PM EST5:31 UAE (+1)02:3120:31 ET7:31 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon has dethroned Golden State splash brother Klay Thompson as the NBA All-Star 3-point contest champion.
Analysis: And he did it in New Orleans, where he played the previous five seasons before leaving last summer in free agency. Gordon's score of 21 in a final-round tie-breaker defeated Cleveland's Kyrie Irving, the 2013 winner who had 18. The pair had each finished with a score of 20 in the final round, meaning they each had to shoot 25 more balls to decide it. Thompson was stunningly eliminated in the first round.
Feb. 9 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET16:14 GMT0:14 9:14 AM MST11:14 AM EST20:14 UAE17:1411:14 ET10:14 AM CTNaN:� - Gordon will Wednesday against Miami after missing Houston's previous two games due to a sore back.
Analysis: Gordon has fallen one made 3-pointer behind James Harden for second in the league with 181, and he ranks second behind Harden among Houston players at 17.3 points per game.
Feb. 3 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST8:41 UAE05:4123:41 ET10:41 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon's 3-point stroke returned Friday against Chicago as he hit 5 of 10 and finished with 21 points in an OT win.
Analysis: Gordon, went 6 of 27 from downtown in his three previous games, ranks second in the NBA with a career-high 177 3-pointers.
Jan. 25 3:44 PM PT4:44 PM MT5:44 PM CT6:44 PM ET23:44 GMT7:44 4:44 PM MST6:44 PM EST3:44 UAE (+1)00:4418:44 ET5:44 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon (lower back soreness) will play Sunday against the Pacers.
Analysis: Gordon, Houston's second-leading scorer, has missed the last two games. He's been struggling of late, finishing in single-digit points in three of his past five contests.
Jan. 20 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET3:56 GMT11:56 8:56 PM MST10:56 PM EST7:56 UAE (+1)04:5622:56 ET9:56 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon had a miserable night Friday against the Warriors with six points on 2-of-14 shooting, including 0 of 7 from downtown.
Analysis: Gordon's dismal performance came two days after he scored 25 points and hit 7 3s in a win over Milwaukee. He failed to hit a 3-pointer for the third time this season and first since Nov. 21, ending a 30-game stretch with at least one.
Jan. 18 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST8:12 UAE05:1223:12 ET10:12 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon bounced back with 25 points on 9-of-20 shooting - including 7 of 17 from long range - in Wednesday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Gordon was limited to seven points on 3-of-17 shooting while playing on a tweaked ankle Tuesday in Miami. Gordon is shooting just 27.5 percent (19 for 69) from downtown in his last six games. With 160 3-pointers, Gordon is challenging Stephen Curry for the league lead, and will face Curry's Warriors on Friday.
Jan. 17 5:07 PM PT6:07 PM MT7:07 PM CT8:07 PM ET1:07 GMT9:07 6:07 PM MST8:07 PM EST5:07 UAE (+1)02:0720:07 ET7:07 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon had to leave Tuesday's game, but he was able to return. He reportedly suffered some kind of leg injury.
Analysis: He seems to be fine, at least for now.
Jan. 17 7:08 PM PT8:08 PM MT9:08 PM CT10:08 PM ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST7:08 UAE (+1)04:0822:08 ET9:08 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon struggled mightily with his shot Tuesday, going 3 of 17 from the floor for seven points, as the Heat upset the Rockets 109-103.
Analysis: Gordon was coming off one of his better shooting performances, making 9 of 14 attempts Sunday in Brooklyn.
Jan. 15 5:11 PM PT6:11 PM MT7:11 PM CT8:11 PM ET1:11 GMT9:11 6:11 PM MST8:11 PM EST5:11 UAE (+1)02:1120:11 ET7:11 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon led the Rockets on Sunday with 24 points and Trevor Ariza added 23. Gordon hit four of Houston's 21 3-pointers.
Analysis: Gordon got back on track after scoring 13 point in his previous contest. Before that, he had missed two straight games with a sprained toe.
Jan. 9 10:03 AM PT11:03 AM MT12:03 PM CT1:03 PM ET18:03 GMT2:03 11:03 AM MST1:03 PM EST22:03 UAE19:0313:03 ET12:03 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon will return Friday after missing two games with a sprained left big toe.
Analysis: Gordon, second in the NBA with 145 made 3-pointers and second among Houston players in scoring (17.8 ppg), says he still has pain in the toe but will play through it.
Jan. 2 7:49 PM PT8:49 PM MT9:49 PM CT10:49 PM ET3:49 GMT11:49 8:49 PM MST10:49 PM EST7:49 UAE (+1)04:4922:49 ET9:49 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon scored a season-high 31 points on 11-of-18 shooting and 6 of 12 from 3-point range in Monday's win over Washington.
Analysis: Gordon raised his league-leading total of 3-pointers made to 136, including 15 in the last three games. He's about to break his career high of 141 set in 2014-15 with New Orleans. Gordon is a top contender for the Sixth Man of the Year Award.
Dec. 23 7:52 PM PT8:52 PM MT9:52 PM CT10:52 PM ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST7:52 UAE (+1)04:5222:52 ET9:52 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon made only 4 of a career-high 16 3-point attempts and finished with 17 points in Friday's loss to Memphis.
Analysis: He did hit at least three 3s for the 15th time in 16 games, shooting 46.6 percent in that span. Gordon is averaging 17.6 points and is on pace for his highest total in a full season since scoring a career-best 22.3 for the Clippers in 2010-11.
Dec. 21 8:00 PM PT9:00 PM MT10:00 PM CT11:00 PM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE05:0023:00 ET10:00 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon was back on track after struggling in his previous game, scoring 24 points on 8-of-17 shooting - 7 of 13 from long range - in Wednesday's win at Phoenix.
Analysis: Gordon made at least seven 3-pointers for the fourth time this season, and has hit at least four in eight consecutive road games. He's excelled from 3 against the lesser teams, going 33 of 63 recently against Dallas, Brooklyn, Sacramento, New Orleans, Minnesota and Phoenix.
Dec. 20 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST7:06 UAE (+1)04:0622:06 ET9:06 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon struggled with his shot in Tuesday's loss to the Spurs, scoring 13 points on 4 of 15 from the field and 1 for 8 from long range.
Analysis: Gordon had hit at least three 3s in 13 consecutive games, tied with Stephen Curry for the third-longest streak in NBA history. There's no reason why Gordon shouldn't bounce back Wednesday against the Suns, one of the league's worst defensive teams against the 3.
Dec. 17 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET3:56 GMT11:56 8:56 PM MST10:56 PM EST7:56 UAE (+1)04:5622:56 ET9:56 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon continued his long-range assault with 20 points and four 3-pointers Saturday in a win over Minnesota.
Analysis: Gordon has hit at least three 3s in 13 consecutive games, tied with Stephen Curry for the third-longest streak in NBA history. He's 63 for 124 (50.8 percent) in that span. Gordon even contributed six rebounds, four assists and two steals Saturday and should be a mainstay in any fantasy lineup.
Dec. 16 8:31 PM PT9:31 PM MT10:31 PM CT11:31 PM ET4:31 GMT12:31 9:31 PM MST11:31 PM EST8:31 UAE05:3123:31 ET10:31 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon accounted for seven of the Rockets' NBA-record 24 made 3-pointers while amassing a season-high 29 points in Friday's win over New Orleans.
Analysis: The Rockets have now won nine straight games and Gordon has been a big reason why. The sixth man is an outstanding 55 of 102 (53.9 percent) from 3-point range over an 11-game tear in which he's averaging 21.2 points. It's arguably the best stretch of Gordon's nine-year career.
Dec. 12 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST7:06 UAE (+1)04:0622:06 ET9:06 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon continued a red-hot stretch with 24 points and shot 6 for 10 from long range in Monday's win over the Nets.
Analysis: Gordon has been on a tear from downtown lately, going 23 for 37 (62.2 percent) on 3s in his last four games. Over his last nine contests, Gordon has averaged 21.7 points on 51.2 percent from the field while hitting 45 of 81 (55.6) from deep.
Dec. 11 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET5:21 GMT13:21 10:21 PM MST12:21 AM EST9:21 UAE06:210:21 ET11:21 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon kept up his torrid perimeter shooting on Saturday, when he buried 6 of 9 attempts from 3-point range to record 18 points in a win over Dallas.
Analysis: There's not a hotter shooter in the league at the moment than the Houston guard, who's 39 of 71 (54.6 percent) from 3 over an eight-game run in which he's averaging 21.4 points.
Dec. 9 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE05:3023:30 ET10:30 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon shot the ball well again in contributing 17 points off the bench to the Rockets' 102-99 victory at Oklahoma City on Friday.
Analysis: Gordon went 3 of 6 from 3-point range two days after knocking down eight triples in 12 attempts while scoring 26 points against the Lakers. Houston's sixth man is shooting a scorching 53.2 percent from 3 while averaging 21.9 points over his last seven games.
Dec. 7 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)04:3322:33 ET9:33 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon drilled a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points in Wednesday's rout of the Lakers.
Analysis: Since going 1 of 8 from long range against Toronto on Nov. 23, Gordon is 34 of 68 from beyond the arc in the past seven games. He's averaged 21.4 points in that span
Dec. 5 7:35 PM PT8:35 PM MT9:35 PM CT10:35 PM ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST7:35 UAE (+1)04:3522:35 ET9:35 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon continued his strong recent run by tallying 19 points in the Rockets' victory over Boston on Monday.
Analysis: The oft-injured guard has been healthy and giving the Rockets a nice lift off the bench. Gordon is averaging 22 points over a five-game stretch in which he's made 22 of 44 attempts from 3-point range.
Dec. 2 10:37 PM PT11:37 PM MT12:37 AM CT1:37 AM ET6:37 GMT14:37 11:37 PM MST1:37 AM EST10:37 UAE07:371:37 ET12:37 AM CTNaN:� - Gordon had 23 points Thursday.
Analysis: Gordon has averaged 24.3 points and shot 14 of 27 from 3-point range in the last three games.
Nov. 29 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET4:38 GMT12:38 9:38 PM MST11:38 PM EST8:38 UAE05:3823:38 ET10:38 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon had 24 points Tuesday.
Analysis: Gordon has totaled 50 points on 17-of-32 shooting - including 10 of 18 from beyond the arc - in the last two games.
Nov. 27 7:47 PM PT8:47 PM MT9:47 PM CT10:47 PM ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST7:47 UAE (+1)04:4722:47 ET9:47 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon got back on track with 26 points on 9-of-15 shooting, five rebounds and four assists Sunday in a win at Portland.
Analysis: Gordon averaged 7.7 points on 29.0 percent shooting - going 5 for 23 from 3-point range - in his three previous games. He hit 6 of 9 from deep Sunday and ranks among the league leaders with 51 3s and 133 attempts.
Nov. 19 4:08 PM PT5:08 PM MT6:08 PM CT7:08 PM ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST4:08 UAE (+1)01:0819:08 ET6:08 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon had 20 points, a season-high seven rebounds and six assists off the bench in Saturday's win over the Jazz.
Analysis: Gordon made 4 of 8 3-pointers Saturday after going 5 of 19 from beyond the arc in his previous two games. The Rockets are at Detroit on Monday, and Gordon is averaging 12 points on 30.9 percent shooting - 8 of 29 on 3s - in his last four road games.
Nov. 12 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE05:2723:27 ET10:27 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon dropped a season-high 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting and matched a career high with seven 3-pointers Saturday in a loss to San Antonio.
Analysis: Gordon has 42 points and shot 9 of 19 from long range in his last two games after he totaled 20 points and missed 7 of 10 from deep the previous two contests. Gordon could play himself back into a starting role.
Nov. 10 7:11 AM PT8:11 AM MT9:11 AM CT10:11 AM ET15:11 GMT23:11 8:11 AM MST10:11 AM EST19:11 UAE16:1110:11 ET9:11 AM CTNaN:� - Gordon helped the Rockets edge San Antonio on Wednesday night by producing 15 points in 34 minutes off the bench.
Analysis: Gordon has cooled off a bit after averaging 17.6 points over the season's first five games, as he's netted 35 total and shot just 34.3 percent over the last three. The good news is he's healthy and logging big minutes in Mike D'Antoni's system.
Nov. 3 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE06:021:02 ET11:02 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon had 21 points for Houston, which routed the New York Knicks 118-99 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Gordon is healthy and thriving so far for the Rockets, hitting 39.5 percent of his 3s.
Oct. 27 7:32 AM PT8:32 AM MT9:32 AM CT10:32 AM ET14:32 GMT22:32 7:32 AM MST9:32 AM EST18:32 UAE16:3210:32 ET9:32 AM CTNaN:� - Gordon had 19 points and five rebounds in his Rockets debut Wednesday.
Analysis: Gordon, who agreed to a four-year, $53 million contract in the offseason, has dealt with numerous injuries during his career. He played in 64 games or less in each of the previous seven seasons.
Oct. 19 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST6:09 UAE (+1)04:0922:09 ET9:09 PM CTNaN:� - Gordon had 13 points on 4-of-11 shooting in Wednesday's win.
Analysis: Gordon is expected to open the season as a starter while Patrick Beverley recovers from left knee injury.
July 2 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET1:29 GMT9:29 6:29 PM MST8:29 PM EST5:29 UAE (+1)03:2921:29 ET8:29 PM CT0:29 - Gordon has agreed to sign a four-year, $53 million contract with the Rockets, according to a report.
Analysis: Last year with the Pelicans, the 27-year-old Gordon averaged 16.7 points while playing in only 45 games while battling a fractured finger bone. The Rockets are retooling their roster around four-time All-Star guard James Harden.

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