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Steve Geller

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Steve: Where is Eric Gordon's heart now?

Restricted free agent Eric Gordon has agreed to a max offer sheet by the Phoenix Suns. It is worth $58 million through four years. However, some internet reports mention that the Hornets have every intention of matching that offer.
Gordon is one of the best shooting guards in the league when he’s not hurt. He only played in nine games for the Hornets last year. Before that, he was great for the L.A. Clippers and helped Team U.S.A. win a gold medal in the 2010 FIBA World Championships.
According to a prepared statement, Gordon says; “After visiting the Suns, the impression the organization made on me was incredible.  (Suns Managing Partner) Mr. (Robert) Sarver, (President of Basketball Operations) Lon Babby, (General Manager) Lance Blanks, the front-office staff and Coach (Alvin) Gentry run a first-class organization and I strongly feel they are the right franchise for me. Phoenix is just where my heart is now."
Where his heart is now?  After one meeting!?
Sorry Eric, truth be told, you really don't have much of a choice. As a restricted free agent, the Hornets matching the Suns offer means Gordon would stay in New Orleans.
But does the franchise want the supposed leader of their team playing here if his heart is somewhere else? We'll have to see where this one will turn. 

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07/04/2012 8:49AM
Steve: Where is Eric Gordon's heart now?
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07/04/2012 9:40AM
gordons a joke
Let him go!! hes an injury waiting to happen and he doesnt want to play defense.
07/04/2012 10:37AM
If he don't want be here Let him go. Smh
07/04/2012 10:07PM
LA Birdman
Sign Eric Gordon to a contract and trade him to the Houston Rockets for 2 of their recent draftees and at least 1 future first round draft choice. We don't need him, but we do need to get something for him.
07/05/2012 8:18AM
heart surgery
i agree, sign him to a contract and then trade him for some future picks. the hornets should get smomthing for him after putting up with his injuries and non defense playing. what good is his offense if the one he is guarding scores more than he does. i would say it evens out.
07/05/2012 11:22AM
You think its hot in NOLA? Have you been to Phoenix? YIKES
Reason his heart is in Phoenix is his brother is attending Univ of Arizona? Well, bring his brother here! We have the Univ of Phoenix right there in Metairie! hahahaha
07/05/2012 2:17PM
So long farewell
Bye Bye Gordon No love loss and we know your heart is where the most money is being offered!
07/05/2012 4:38PM
we aint no audition place
I cannot support this guy. new orleans fans are used to faithful players. get what we can for the little man
07/10/2012 7:08AM
Put your money or your heart where your mouth is...
Get draft picks for him and then show him the door. He can then become some other team's sideliner.
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