HoopsHype Eric Gordon Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 21, 2014 | 04:52 PM

Jimmy Smith

On a special edition of #Pelicans Report on NOLA.com, @Eric Gordon drops by to visit. Watch here. bit.ly/1raBU0F

John Reid

Pelicans' Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans and Eric Gordon in the starting lineup together tonight for first time in preseason.

Eric Gordon expected to play on Monday against the Washington Wizards s.nola.com/cgjOS6Y via @nolanews

John Reid

Eric Gordon returns to practice after sitting out Thursday's game due to back spasms nola.com/pelicans/index… via @nolanews

Nakia Hogan

It would have been nice if Eric Gordon could have played to see how this group played together. I guess we'll wait until Monday vs. Wiz

Jimmy Smith

Again, no @Eric Gordon tonight for the #Pelicans. Back spasms. But @Tyreke Evans (hamstring) makes his preseason debut.

John Reid

Eric Gordon is dressed in warmups, but he is standing on the sideline while his teammates take shots.

John Reid

Pelicans SG Eric Gordon, who has back spasms, is not expected to play tonight against the Thunder.

Nakia Hogan

With Eric Gordon out, Tyreke Evans will start at SG and Luke Babbitt starts at SF tonight for the Pelicans.

John Reid

Read what Eric Gordon has to say about his back spasms and being listed as doubtful vs.Thunder s.nola.com/qP1lsNa via @nolanews

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans shootaround, Tyreke Evans to make preseason debut tonight vs. OKC; Eric Gordon (back spasms) doubtful. More: on.nba.com/1xVHNU3

Nakia Hogan

Eric Gordon said his back tightened up overnight after Tuesday's game vs. Houston. He said the spasm are nothing serious.

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans (hamstring) is probable for tonight's vs. OKC. SG Eric Gordon (back) is doubtful.

John Reid

Eric Gordon doubtful tonight with lower back spasms

John Reid

Eric Gordon makes good defensive play- blocking Troy Daniels' 3-point attempt.

John Reid

Interesting lineup - Eric Gordon, Austin Rivers and Russ Smith paired together in the backcourt.

Nakia Hogan

Add Eric Gordon to the list of Pelicans who are having a great first half. He has nine points and 3 assists on 4-of-6 shooting.

John Reid

Pelicans starting lineup: SF John Salmons, PF Anthony Davis, C Omer Asik, SG Eric Gordon and PG Jrue Holiday

John Reid

Guard Eric Gordon using the preseason to his advantage s.nola.com/IKlSiQM via @nolanews

Matt Steinmetz

Goodness, think now much better K.Thompson is than Eric Gordon -- and that's even assuming Gordon healthy, which he seldom is.

John Reid

Eric Gordon and Jrue Holiday heating up from the perimeter with nice jumpers.

John Reid

Pelicans starters: Jrue Holiday, Eric Gordon, Omer Asik, John Salmons, Anthony Davis.

John Reid

Anthony Davis, Eric Gordon and Jrue Holiday have all played more than 21 minutes - surprising.

Nakia Hogan

Eric Gordon, Ryan Anderson have scored 11 points apiece in first half. It'll be interesting to see how Williams handle 2nd half rotations.

John Reid

Eric Gordon leads Pelicans with 9 pts; Ryan Anderson has 8.

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans go with small/quick lineup of PG Russ Smith, SG Jrue Holiday and 6-3 SF Eric Gordon. Group makes run, cuts it to 52-38 at 3:06

Nakia Hogan

Rookie PG Russ Smith is in the game fir the first time tonight, as Pelicans are using a there G lineup with Jrue Holiday and Eric Gordon.

Jim Eichenhofer

Hawks are getting easy baskets often in building 45-27 lead at 6:40 of 2nd Q. Eric Gordon tops NOLA with 6 pts, but Pels shooting 9-for-29

Jim Eichenhofer

Anthony Davis with early highlight, taking drop-off bounce pass by Eric Gordon in middle of lane, soaring for one-hand dunk. Atl 12-9

Nakia Hogan

Eric Gordon with a strong move to the basket for layup. Looked a lot like LAC Eric Gordon.

Ira Winderman

With a healthy Eric Gordon and with Omer Asik added, the Pelicans look like a playoff team . . . if they were in the East,

John Reid

Anthony Davis, Darius Miller, Omer Asik, Jrue Holiday and Eric Gordon are the Pelicans starters

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans starters in Game 1 of preseason vs. Miami are Jrue Holiday, Eric Gordon, Darius Miller, Anthony Davis and Omer Asik

John Reid

Watching to see how Eric Gordon and Jrue Holiday emerge, along with Omer Asik, who is not expected to be on floor for long

John Reid

Eric Gordon: ''Now all I'm worrying about is getting a good rhythm, playing with the guys and seeing what we can do this year.''

John Reid

Eric Gordon: ''I feel strong and I lifted more than normal to keep away from injury.It's a more comfortable feeling.''

John Reid

Monty Williams on Eric Gordon: ''He looks like Eric now. I think the time off really allowed him to heal. He's really been good in camp.''

John Reid

New Orleans Pelicans guards Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers are pushing each other in camp s.nola.com/mfusg2N via @nolanews

John Reid

Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon has been impressive in camp so far, according to Coach Monty Williams and some of his teammates.

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans G Austin Rivers said they had most physical practice of camp. He and Eric Gordon really got after it.

Adi Joseph

Left is Tyreke Evans' 2013-14 shot chart. Right is Eric Gordon's. And the middle is where neither shoots very well. http://t.co/BlT37lGTGD

Lang Greene

$53 million of the New Orleans Pelicans $66 million payroll is tied up in Eric Gordon, Tyreke Evans, Holiday, Ryan Anderson and Omer Asik

John Reid

Read what Eric Gordon has to say about his role and his incentive for this upcoming season s.nola.com/QKzSikP via @nolanews

John Reid

Eric Gordon: ''I definitely want to be an All-Star. I've came close a couple of times.For the past 3 years, injuries have slowed me down.'

John Reid

Eric Gordon:'From five weeks after surgery, I've been doing a lot of lifting. When camp starts, I'll be full go for everything.'

John Reid

Guard Eric Gordon tells the Pelicans' in-house internet show he's 100 percent healthy and has been working out at their practice facility.

Nakia Hogan

Demps said Eric Gordon, Jrue Holiday and Ryan Anderson appear to be healthy. Players have been working out in different parts of country