He was chosen as the California Mr. Basketball Player of the Year. Now, on the eve of another big game, this one in Madison tonight against No. Finally healthy, Eric Gordon arrived in Houston looking to rejuvenate his career. [37], Gordon led Team USA to the 2011 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship gold medal, with team-highs of 17.0 points, 11.2 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game. Denise met Eric Gordon Sr at Liberty University where Gordon Sr. played basketball and is still the schools 18th-leading scorer. [4] Gordon entered the 2008 NBA draft and was selected seventh overall by the Los Angeles Clippers. There he played shooting guard with the Hoosiers for one year and planned to study sports management. [34] On January 2, 2019, he had a then career-high nine assists in a 112–84 win over the Chicago Bulls. [42], Gordon made his acting debut in Uncle Drew as the character Casper, which was released in June 2018. He graduated from Ohio Dominican College (now University), in 1991 having majored in political science with Scholar Athlete Honors. He went on to earn MVP honors, while leading the United States to a gold medal at the 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, in Prague, where he averaged team highs of 16.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game, in addition to shooting 61.2 percent from the field. Eric Gordon knows the Houston Rockets have been under fire after another disappointing exit in the playoffs this year. [48] Two days later, he hit three three-pointers against the Charlotte Hornets, going on to make at least one three-pointer in 36 consecutive games, a streak that finally came to an end on March 25 when he went 0-for-3 from beyond the arc against the Houston Rockets. Gordon helped the Pelicans qualify for the playoffs. He is survived by his wife, Sarah (Sally) Myers Peters after a 58-year marriage. [31], On July 6, 2018, Gordon re-signed with the Magic. Eric Sr. stated in October 2006 that his son had received death threats as a result of his decision,[27] but his son later stated that Illinois fans had only said they did not want the younger Gordon to be successful. Gordon finished second on his team with 16.9 points, averaged 2.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists in a team-high 36.0 minutes. Six weeks later, on October 13, 2006, Eric Sr. announced that his son had officially decided to do so. [74], Gordon has two younger brothers, Evan & Eron. [50], Gordon appeared in all 41 games for the Pelicans to begin the 2015–16 season, starting in 40 of them and logging at least 15 minutes in every game. On January 15, 2014, Gordon recorded 35 points, on 11-for-17 shooting from the field, and 6 assists, in a 100-103 loss to the Houston Rockets. [57] On December 7, he made a career-high eight three-pointers and scored 26 points off the bench in a 134–95 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. [43] On November 7, 2012, Gordon was sent to Los Angeles to get more personalized rehabilitation work to help in his knee recovery and to strengthen his quad muscles. Eric L. Gordon, age 62, of Buffalo Grove, Director and Owner of Eric Gordon and Associates for over 30 years. He is Sports Persons (Basketball Player) by profession. [39] With Gordon's exceptional performance, he was named the NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for January. [66] The Rockets went on to lose the series in seven games. E.C. [19] During the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend, Gordon was the runner-up to Zach LaVine in the Slam Dunk Contest. The last junior to be Mr. Basketball in California was Tyson Chandler in 2000, and before him, Jason Kidd in 1991. Gordon England was one of the early pioneers of gliding, and his glider flight in 1909 is considered to be the birth of the sport of soaring Gordon was also selected to the sophomore team for the 2010 T-Mobile NBA Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam event. On November 29, 2013, Gordon recorded 26 points and 7 assists in a 121-105 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. [20] On February 25, he had another 19-point outing in a 130–114 loss to the Golden State Warriors. [19] Gordon signed a National Letter of Intent with Indiana on November 8, 2006. Returning from an 18-game absence, Gordon had a solid performance with a win against the Houston Rockets with 24 points. 4; Trade for Payton", "Gordon Out Indefinitely After Fracturing Bone in Foot", "Hot-shooting helps Thunder blow past Magic, 127–99", "Harris, Vucevic lead Magic past Bucks, 97–90", "Aaron Gordon Looks Like Man on a Mission to Finish Rookie Season", "Gordon, Hezonja boosted the Magic's optimism at summer league", "Postgame Report: Magic vs. He is known, in part, as the subject of a recruiting competition between the University of Illinois and Indiana University in the spring and summer of 2006; because of Gordon's talent and high level of play that year, his recruitment was the subject of media coverage. [18] He went on to record 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds the following night against the San Antonio Spurs. [10] On July 2, he signed with the Magic and joined them for the 2014 NBA Summer League. Eric Ambrose Gordon Jr. (born December 25, 1988)[1] is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is IU's all-time leading freshman scorer. Gordon finished the season as the Hornets' leading scorer, with 17.0 points per game, 1.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in 42 games played. Gordon announced on April 4, 2008 at 4:00pm at the Jewish Community Center that he would enter the 2008 NBA draft. [22] On April 13, in the Magic's season finale, Gordon tied his career high of 22 points in a 117–103 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. [34], On March 10, 2008, Gordon was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and to the First Team of the Big Ten Conference by the coaches and media, along with his teammate D. J. Gordon participated in the 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend. On February 14, 2012, Gordon underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his knee and was out of action for 6 weeks. [4], Gordon committed to the University of Arizona on April 2, 2013, announcing his decision in a press conference before the 2013 McDonald's All-American Game. Eric is a 1987 graduate of Bishop Donahue High School . It would be hard to find anyone that lives the life of a Pirate more than Mt. She and Eric Gordon DEARBORN had the following children: Eric has 2 jobs listed on their profile. On March 4, 2017, he scored 18 points and made six of Houston's 18 three-pointers in a 123–108 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. They fell to E'Twaun Moore, Angel Garcia and East Chicago Central. It was confirmed on July 13, 2008 by the Clippers that Gordon would miss the rest of summer league due to a strained left hamstring. Gordon was a teammate of Greg Oden in Indiana AAU ball. He was the Big Ten Freshman of the Year and made the third team All-American. [69] In Game 3 of the Rockets' second-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, Gordon scored a playoff career-high 30 points with a playoff-best seven 3-pointers in a 126–121 overtime win.[70]. [53] After re-injuring his right ring finger on March 5, he underwent another round of surgery, which ruled him out for the rest of the season. [41] On July 14, 2012, the Hornets matched the 4 year offer sheet.[42]. He is a lifelong resident of Moundsville, West Virginia. T-shirts. Inside big nights for Jones Jr. and Adebayo", "Magic's Aaron Gordon: Posts first career triple-double", "Competitive Gordon Family Excels on Court | Sports | The Harvard Crimson", "Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon launches computer coding program for school kids", "Magic's new kid sounds ready to grow up", "O'Neil: Arizona's Gordon handling freshman pressure", "MEET THE SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST TRAINING THE MINDS OF THE NBA'S TOP DRAFT PROSPECTS", "Aaron Gordon (Ft. 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It was rumored in July 2006 that Gordon was considering opting out of his unofficial verbal commitment to Illinois because of concerns about the quality of Weber's Illinois recruiting class,[14] but Gordon said that although he was a childhood fan of the Hoosiers and was considering Indiana, he was still committed to Illinois. [38] On January 23, he set a Clippers franchise record for most points scored by a rookie with 41 points (a record since broken by Blake Griffin). He averaged 16.1 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.0 steals in 34.3 minutes per game and was the third leading scorer among all rookies. In just under 33 minutes of action, he recorded 6 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists in the 85-92 loss. [11] Indiana subsequently hired Kelvin Sampson as the new men's basketball coach in March 2006. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Eric… However, at the start of the 2008 NBA pre-season, Gordon made his offensive prowess known in only his second exhibition game, scoring 33 points in 31 minutes to help the Clippers defeat the Sacramento Kings 116–112. Little did he know he’d become the League’s best Sixth Man, too. [46], After averaging 9.5 points per game over the first 12 games of the season, Gordon was ruled out indefinitely with a left shoulder injury on November 24, 2014. On April 10, 2014, it was ruled that Gordon will have arthroscopic surgery performed on his left knee, which brought his season to a close. [54], On July 9, 2016, Gordon signed with the Houston Rockets. [65] In Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State's last possession secured a 98–94 victory that gave the Rockets a 3–2 lead. It was later revealed that Gordon had a sprained wrist with a bone chip fracture. Even though Javeon had a low scoring night … He was one of 27 players named to 2010–12 USA Men's National Team Program. Eric M. Gordon. As an eight-year-old, Gordon qualified to compete in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Junior Olympics, but chose instead to play in a basketball tournament. [10] Shortly after Sampson was named head coach, he hired Jeff Meyer, Eric Gordon Sr.'s college basketball coach and a longtime family friend, as an assistant. Late Friday, news broke that the 30-year-old guard had agreed to a four-year, $76-million extension to remain with the Rockets. He coaches his son, Javion Gordon. [4], Gordon is the son of former San Diego State basketball star Ed Gordon who is African American and Shelly Davis Gordon who is White American. [30] On March 24, 2018, he had 29 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high eight assists in a 105–99 win over the Phoenix Suns. During the summer, Gordon attended many AAU tournaments, Adidas Superstar camps, and Big Time in Las Vegas. His older sister, Elise, played collegiately for the Harvard women's basketball team from 2010 to 2014. It was later ruled he had knee tendinitis. On December 29, 2012, Gordon made his highly anticipated season debut against the Charlotte Bobcats. At age four, he began playing sports at the Jewish Community Center across the street from his home, starting with soccer and then quickly moving on to basketball. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale. [9], On June 26, 2014, Gordon was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic. [56] On November 27, he scored 26 points and hit six three-pointers in a 130–114 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. I only miss you every minute of every day, you will never truly go away. [45], Gordon finished the 2013–14 season averaging 15.4 points per game, 2.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in 64 games. In addition to the national election, Germany is holding six state elections this year, the first two in mid-March. GORDON In loving memory of a special son ERIC Who passed away 8th September 2013. On December 14, 2011, the Clippers traded Gordon, Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu, and a 2012 first-round pick (previously acquired from the Minnesota Timberwolves) to the New Orleans Hornets in exchange for future teammate Chris Paul and two future second-round picks. [5] At age four, he began playing sports at the Jewish Community Center across the street from his home, starting with soccer and then quickly moving on to basketball. https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/eric-peters-obituary?pid=197323160 [38][39] Gordon's great-great grandfather, a Native American Osage Indian, was seven feet tall. For his efforts, he was unanimously selected to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team and finished fifth in Rookie of the Year voting. [13] On April 4, he recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds in a 97–90 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Gordon utilised Stuff the Magic Dragon, his team's 6½-ft tall mascot, in his dunks; his final dunk involved him jumping over Stuff while passing the ball under both legs. [25] In the Magic's season finale on April 12, Gordon had 32 points and 12 rebounds in a 113–109 win over the Detroit Pistons. Gordon has gained notoriety as one of the all-time greatest competitors in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest; In 2016, he lost a close matchup to Zach LaVine, and in 2020 he narrowly lost to Derrick Jones Jr.[2]. He also competed on the school's track and field team as a thrower and played summer basketball for the Oakland Soldiers. [9] Gordon and his family cited their comfort with Weber, the relative distance to the Illinois campus from their Indianapolis home, and the success of former Illini guards Deron Williams and Luther Head in the NBA as reasons for their decision. About Us | Berry, Kessler, Crutchfield, Taylor & Gordon Eric M. Gordon Eric M. Gordon is the son of Donald L. Gordon and Carolyn L. Gordon. He was named Indiana's "Mr. Basketball" for 2007 as well as a McDonald's All-American. [55] He made his debut for the Rockets in their season opener on October 26, scoring 19 points in a 120–114 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. [10], On February 15, 2006, Sports Illustrated reported that Mike Davis, then the head coach at Indiana University, intended to resign after the 2005–06 season, due in part to a lack of support after the team failed to make the NCAA Tournament in 2004 and 2005. It was revealed that Gordon had a pre-existing knee injury that he aggravated during the opening game of the season against the Phoenix Suns after bumping knees with Grant Hill. [37] He was drafted with the seventh pick in the 2008 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. He is a 1999 alumna and now coaches his hometown kids, literally. The multi-year partnership will include an Aaron Gordon signature shoe and apparel line as well as provide support for Aaron Gordons charitable initiatives and Foundational work. Gordon didn't play. Gordon finished the season as the Clippers' second leading scorer, with 22.3 points per game. 1991) and Meredith (born ca. 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[24] On February 18, 2017, he participated in his second consecutive Slam Dunk Contest, but failed to make it past the first round. They both had perfect scores in their first two dunks in the second round, forcing an overtime round. He was a candidate for the Wooden Award and Naismith Award, and was named second-team All-American for CBSSports.com. Galen’s mother was a waitress at the Troubadour club in Los Angeles, with whom Lightfoot had an affair in the ’70s. 1 of 20 Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon (7) drives on Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game … [63] On December 18, 2017, he scored 17 of his season-high 33 points in the fourth quarter of the Rockets' 120–99 win over the Utah Jazz. [22] Although the NCAA does not regulate verbal commitments or the recruitment of orally committed players, some observers have claimed that Sampson acted unethically in recruiting a committed player without first contacting Weber. North Central's 2007 game against Loyola Academy of Wilmette, Illinois, attended by Michael Jordan, was aired on ESPN. [72] He became the third Rocket this season to score 40 or more points in one game (Russell Westbrook and James Harden) and the first player other than Harden to score 50 or more points in 24 years. View Eric Gordon’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Gordon played one season of college basketball at Indiana[2] and was considered one of the top collegiate players in the nation that year. 285.9k Followers, 1,514 Following, 323 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Eric Gordon (@officialeg10) [21] Three days later, he set a new career high with 22 points in a 130–116 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Eric M. Gordon is the son of Donald L. Gordon and Carolyn L. Gordon. He was also named to the 2011–12 USA Developmental National Team, and participated at the 2010 USA Basketball Developmental National Team mini-camp. [3], As a senior in 2012–13, Gordon averaged 21.6 points, a school-record 15.7 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game in leading Archbishop Mitty to a 28–6 record and a runner-up finish in the CIF Open Division. [28] On February 7, 2008, when Gordon and Indiana played Illinois in Champaign, he was the target of loud booing and taunting throughout the game. In 2005 as a sophomore in high school, Gordon made an early unofficial verbal commitment to Bruce Weber, who had somewhat recently replaced Bill Self as the University of Illinois's head coach when Self left to accept the head coaching position at Kansas. [3] In the state basketball tournament, he averaged 27.0 points per game before finding out he had been playing with mononucleosis. 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He appeared in 62 games, and started in 60 games. On April 15, 2014, Gordon declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final three years of college eligibility. [44], Gordon of the NBA's Orlando Magic has signed a partnership agreement with Chinese leading sports brand 361º In 2020. In these cases, the average was taken. At one point during the game, Eric Sr. stood up, turned around facing away from the court, and "flipped off" the Illinois fans, which caused fans to focus their ire on Gordon Sr. rather than just his son. He wore number 23, as he did in high school. [49], On June 18, 2015, Gordon exercised his player option for the 2015–16 season. [51] The next day, he underwent successful surgery to repair his fractured right ring finger and was subsequently ruled out for four to six weeks. [52] He returned to action on February 27 against the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing 16 games. During his year at IU, Gordon attained many honors. Aaron Addison Gordon (born September 16, 1995)[1] is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). [60] On February 18, 2017, he edged out Kyrie Irving to win the Three-Point Contest during the NBA All-Star Weekend. He played on teams that included future NBA players Mike Conley, Jr., Josh McRoberts, Daequan Cook, Derrick Rose, and Oden. [31] He was highly effective for Indiana in its first 18 games as the Hoosiers started the season with 17 wins and only one loss, but entered into a noticeable shooting slump at the end of the year,[32] making only 18.6% of his three-point field goal attempts (13 of 70) after Indiana's February 7 win against Illinois[31] and shooting only 3 of 15 from the field and 0 of 6 from the three-point line in the team's loss to Arkansas in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament. He later went on to score 50 points twice during the season. Gordon injured his hamstring July 12 against the Charlotte Bobcats. [36] ESPN analyst Chad Ford ranked Gordon as one of the top ten players in this draft class. [61] Gordon finished the 2016–17 season averaging 16.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 75 games (60 games as their primary reserve). Gordon re-aggravated his sprained wrist the second game back against the Denver Nuggets, this time a hard foul committed by Timofey Mozgov, which gave Gordon a 6-game absence. 1. Aaron Addison Gordon (born September 16, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). [23], The timing of the switch was particularly damaging for Illinois, which had planned for Gordon to be part of its class, and was left without a shooting guard at a time when other guards had made verbal commitments. 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