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Eric Gordon

USA BASKETBALL NOTES:

  • Gold Medal: 2010 FIBA World Cup. 
  • Named on June 10, 2019, a member of the 2019 USA Basketball Men's National Team training camp roster that will be used to select the official 12-member 2019 USA World Cup Team.
  • Participated in the 2018 USA National Team minicamp.
  • Named a member of the 2018-20 USA Basketball National Team.
  • Member of the 2010 USA World Cup Team that finished 9-0 and won the gold medal. Came off the bench in all 9 games and averaged 8.6 points, 1.6 rebounds, shot 45.8 percent (27-59 FGs) from the field, 45.2 percent from 3-point (19-43 3pt FGs) and 80.0 percent (4-5 FTs) from the foul line.
  • In the USA’s 2010 World Cup opener versus Croatia, recorded 16 points on 4-of-6 shooting from three. Recorded 17 points against Angola.
  • Saw action in 4 exhibition games during the 2010 USA Men's National Team Tour, averaged 8.8 points and 1.5 steals, shot 48.0 percent from the field, 46.7 percent (7-15 3pt FGs) from 3-point and 66.7 percent from the foul line.
  • Member of the 2010-12 USA Basketball National Team
  • Participated in the 2009 USA National Team minicamp.
  • Recorded 2 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 blocked shot in 15 minutes of action for the USA White Team in the 2009 USA Blue vs. White exhibition game in Las Vegas, Nevada.

NBA HONORS:

  • Named 2017 NBA Sixth Man of the Year.
  • Named 2009 NBA All-Rookie second team.
  • On February 18, 2017, he won the NBA Three-Point Contest during the NBA All-Star Weekend.
  • Participated in the 2009 and 2010 NBA Rising Stars Challenge. 
  • As a member of the 2010 Sophomores Team at the NBA Rising Stars Challenge, recorded 19 points (6-8 FGs, 3-4 3pt FGs, 4-5 FTs), 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals in 30.2 minutes of action.
  • As a member of the 2009 Rookies Team at the NBA Rising Stars Challenge, recorded 6 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 blocked shot and 1 steal in 20.9 minutes of action.

NBA MILESTONES:

  • Ranks 36th in NBA all-time regular season career 3-point field goals made (1457), 39th in 3-point field goals attempted (3898), 166th (tied) in free throw percentage (.8135%) and 155th in 3-point percentage (.3738%).
  • His 180 made 3-pointers in 49 games off the bench for Houston in 2016–17 set an NBA record.

NBA NOTES:

  • Completed in 2018-19 his 11th NBA season, his third with the Houston Rockets.
  • Has played in 629 games, starting 426 games, in his NBA regular season career and has compiled 20,784 minutes (33.0 mpg.), 10,497 points (16.7 ppg.), 1569 rebounds (2.5 rpg.), 1842 assists (2.9 apg.), 576 steals (0.9 spg.), while shooting 42.8 percent from the field, 37.4 percent from 3-point and 81.4 percent from the foul line.
  • Has appeared in 43 career NBA postseason games, has started 19 games, averaged 34.0 minutes, 15.7 ppg., 2.9 rpg., 1.8 apg., while shooting 41.4 percent from the field, 37.0 percent from 3-point and 82.3 percent from the foul line.
  • Played in 68 games, started in 43 games in 2018-19, averaged 31.7 minutes, 16.2 ppg., 2.2 rpg., 1.9 spg., shot 40.9 percent from the field, 36.0 percent from 3-point and 78.3 percent from the foul line. 
  • In his rookie season (2008-09), played in 78 games, 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.
  • Drafted in the first round, 7th overall, of the 2008 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. Became an early entry candidate after one collegiate season at Indiana University. 

COLLEGIATE NOTES:

  • Attended the Indiana University for one season (2007-08).
  • As a freshman in 2007-08, played and started in 32 games, averaged 34.7 minutes, 20.9 ppg., 3.3 rpg. and 2.4 apg., and shot 43.3 percent from the field, 33.7 percent from 3-point and 83.4 percent from the foul line.
  • Led the Big Ten Conference in scoring (20.9 ppg.).
  • He is IU's all-time leading freshman scorer and set a record at Indiana and in the Big Ten with 669 points.
  • Named 2007-08 NABC All-American second team, A.P .All-American third team, All-Big Ten Conference first team, Big Ten Freshman of the Year, All-Big Ten Freshman Team.

PERSONAL NOTES:

  • Son of Eric and Denise Gordon, and has two brothers, Evan and Eron.
  • Brother Evan played his senior season of college for Indiana, and brother Eron played college basketball at Seton Hall.
  • Attended Indianapolis North Central High School and was voted Mr. Basketball in Indiana and named Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year.

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