• Eric Gordon Just Doesn’t Understand How Restricted Free Agency Works

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jul 7, 2012
    Of course there aren’t any, Eric. You are restricted. Although it wasn’t quite as ugly seven years ago, the parallels behind Eric Gordon’s restricted free agency experience and what Joe Johnson put the Suns through in 2005 are prevalent. Eric Gordon Four years into their careers, NBA first-round draft picks are allowed to become free agents. Luckily, someone asked Gordon today what he'll do if the Hornets sign him: If you're too lazy, though, just fast forward by two minute increments and notice how much closer Gordon gets to the basket and the far wall as the interview progresses: The Hornets guard is in Las Vegas, vying for a spot on the Olympic team, and he's telling anyone who will listen just how much he'd rather play in Phoenix than New Orleans.
    Source: dimemag.com
    • Watch Eric Gordon Slowly Back Away From Reporters While Giving World's Most Awkward Interview

      Yesterday we told you about poor Eric Gordon's desperate quest to get out of New Orleans, despite the fact that the Hornets will almost certainly match the Phoenix Suns' four-year, $58 million offer sheet.
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Eric Gordon really wants to play in Phoenix, tries to scare the Hornets

      Four years into their careers, NBA first-round draft picks are allowed to become free agents. Except it's not quite that easy, and various rules restrict their ability to play wherever they want. For instance, they're allowed to accept a qualifying offe…
  • How the Eric Gordon situation mirrors Joe Johnson’s and what the Suns should offer in a sign-and-trade

    Although it wasn’t quite as ugly seven years ago, the parallels behind Eric Gordon’s restricted free agency experience and what Joe Johnson put the Suns through in 2005 are...

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