Hornets re-sign SG Eric Gordon to 4-year, $58 million deal

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Damn… Max money for Eric Gordon is some serious coin.  The Suns agreed to an offer sheet with Gordon and he apparently wanted to sign with the Suns but the Hornets quickly matched the offer. New Orleans is obviously in re-building mode but having drafted Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers, Gordon does at least give them a “veteran” presence and proven scorer who can help be the face of the franchise along with their first round picks.

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L.A. Clippers Trade for Chris Paul; Roll the Dice on Future

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As I suggested in this article back in May, the Los Angeles Clippers seemed to be a realistic trade partner for the New Orleans Hornets and Chris Paul.  After a week of rumors and vetoed trade proposals by David Stern, CP3 has finally been dealt to the Clips for three players headlined by Eric Gordon along with a first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.  It is a risky deal for L.A. who somewhat mortgages their future with the hope that Paul will stick with the Clippers and not leave via free agency in the summer.

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