With the Houston Rockets of their second season of a full rebuild, it’s virtually stunning 33-year-old Eric Gordon hasn’t been traded by now. That would change over the approaching weeks, nevertheless, with Gordon’s title popping up in a scuttle of late.
Native media in Houston has made it appear, nevertheless, that it’s going to take a good provide to pry Gordon free from the Rockets.
First, The Athletic’s Kelly Iko reported the following:
The Rockets have acquired quite a lot of affords for the veteran wing, sources inform The Athletic, however all have been turned down. Barring a proposal that merely can’t be ignored, it’s changing into extra seemingly that Gordon stays in Houston previous the deadline.
The Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen then reported:
At 33, Gordon would appear to be on a unique timetable from a core crowded with youngsters. Although talks up to now have been at most exploratory, affords might come later. The Rockets must decide not simply how they really feel concerning the offers that is perhaps obtainable however how they evaluate affords to what they consider they might get earlier than the draft or within the offseason.
That may very well be posturing by the Rockets’ entrance workplace, utilizing the media to drive up the asking value on Gordon. Both approach, it hasn’t stopped groups from taking curiosity within the veteran 2-guard, as our personal Michael Scotto reported just lately that the Cleveland Cavaliers are keeping tabs on Gordon.
With Gordon taking pictures 44.5 p.c from three this season and offering scoring off the bench, he ought to be a warmer commodity over the approaching weeks.
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