Why Eric Gordon’s Knee Injury Is Already Making His Max Contract Look Toxic

October 2nd, 2012 by Stephen Babb Leave a reply »
It's still too soon to know if this is a "Here We Go Again" moment, but I'm guessing New Orleans Hornets fans weren't thrilled to hear this from the Times-Picayune's Jimmy Smith:

# Hornets saying Eric Gordon will be limited early in camp because of right knee soreness. more to come

— Jimmy Smith (@JimmySmithtp) Oct. 1, 2012 It's OK, New Orleans—just keep thinking about how you got lucky at the draft lottery and landed Anthony Davis. It'll ease the pain.

As for Gordon's pain, there's little doubt the Hornets training staff is busy ascertaining just how best to ease it. For whatever it's worth, Gordon himself isn't sounding any alarms just yet. Via Chris Sheridan:

Just a little aggravation right now and I'm not very concerned. It's just something that you hate to deal with at this point and time. But at the same time, I’m looking forward to getting ready and progressing during camp.

He's not the only one.

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