Eric Gordon is known as an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He is most famous for winning the honor of "Mr. Basketball" of Indiana during his senior college year.
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Background and Age
Eric Ambrose Gordon Jr. was born on December 25, 1988, in Indianapolis, IN. He started playing basketball at a very young age. Before choosing to make basketball his primary focus, he enjoyed playing soccer. When he was just seven, Gordon had started playing basketball seriously and was at that point playing in the JCC squads. He went to Fox Hill Elementary School for his basic education and from that point, he moved toward Northview Middle School and afterward North Central High School.
Gordon was an extraordinary basketball player in high school days and there were various colleges that were keen on having him over including the University of Illinois, Duke, and Notre Dame. Eventually, it was Indiana University Bloomington that he settled on, much to the disappointment of Illinois fans.
Career and Net Worth
Eric Gordon made huge college basketball accomplishments including turning into the Big Ten Freshman of the Year and setting a 669 point record for IU and Big Ten. With numerous different records, he declared that he was entering for the 2008 NBA draft in which the Los Angeles Clippers picked him as the seventh pick.
Eric stayed with the Los Angeles team until the 2011/2012 season when he was exchanged along with Chris Kaman and Al-Farouq Aminu, to the New Orleans Pelicans for Chris Paul. At the start of the 2016–17 season, he signed a contract with the Houston Rockets.
Since he joined the league in 2008, he has additionally made a few accomplishments like turning into the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2017 and the NBA Three-Point Contest champion in the same year. In 2009, he made the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. In 2010, Eric Gordon represented the United States at the FIBA Basketball World Cup which his home country proceeded to win.
In a November 2019 game, The Houston Rockets got routed by the shocking Miami Heat, who got a 129-100 victory over the NBA title hopeful. Mike D'Antoni didn't beat around the bush, calling his team soft while contending that they ought to have respect for their opponents or end up getting run off the court.
Marriage, Wife and Kids
Eric Gordon has not released any information about his private and personal relationships.
Last Modified: Nov 10, 2020