Alykhan Bijani: Eric Gordon QUESTIONABLE with a sore left knee for tomorrow night vs. Memphis. #Rockets
Tim MacMahon: Eric Gordon (sore leg) is out again for the Rockets. “He’s getting close,” Mike D’Antoni said. “Hopefully next game.”
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets guard Eric Gordon ruled out to play in Indianapolis on Monday with a right adductor strain.
Jonathan Feigen: D'Antoni said Eric Gordon is day-to-day. Happened last night. Rockets calling it a sore right leg.
Jonathan Feigen: New injury issues for the Rockets. Eric Gordon is out with a sore leg. James Ennis is questionable with a sore right hamstring. That was the hamstring that had been strained before he came back last night in Brooklyn. James Harden is available to play tonight against in Chicago.
Michael C. Wright: Clint Capela had an x-ray onn that tight hand, and D’antoni said it’s just a bruise. Said he was worried. Said Eric Gordon’s knee is fine too.
Jonathan Feigen: D'Antoni said Gordon jammed his foot, but could have stayed in the game. Will take a couple days off.
Adam Wexler: #Rockets injury update for tonight at LAL: Anderson (ankle) is OUT; Gordon (ankle) is probable.
Mark Berman: #Rockets status report: Ryan Anderson out (left ankle sprain), Eric Gordon probable (left ankle soreness)
Tim MacMahon: Key Rockets reserves Eric Gordon (foot) and Ryan Anderson (ankle) are out again against the Thunder.
Tim MacMahon: Rockets sixth man Eric Gordon (foot) will rest as a precaution against the Trail Blazers, coach Mike D'Antoni said. Ryan Anderson (ankle) is also out.
Alykhan Bijani: OUT for the #Rockets Eric Gordon (knee) Chris Paul (hip) Nene (back) IN: Luc Mbah a Moute Trevor Ariza Gerald Green to start tonight.
Kelly Iko: #Rockets G Eric Gordon is “good to go” and should make his return tonight, according to a source close to the player. Gordon has missed the past three games with an undisclosed illness.
Jonathan Feigen: Ryan Anderson (sore right hip flexor) and Brandan Wright (sore right knee) are out for Rockets vs. Clippers tomorrow. Clint Capela (illness) is questionable. Eric Gordon, who missed past three games with an illness, is not on the injury report, so it seems he will be back.
Mark Berman: Mike D'Antoni says the trainers say Ryan Anderson (right ankle sprain) and Eric Gordon (low back soreness) are ready to go
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets G Eric Gordon out tonight vs. Cavaliers. Rockets confident will return Tuesday vs. Nets.
Paul Garcia: Chris Paul will play tonight against the Spurs per Coach D’Antoni. No minutes restriction. Eric Gordon won’t play tonight.
Jonathan Feigen: Ryan Anderson (illness) and Eric Gordon (strained calf) both doubtful for Rockets vs. Nuggets.
Jonathan Feigen: Rockets G Eric Gordon is back from his stomach virus vs. Sixers tonight. Nene is questionable with his sore left Achilles.
Jonathan Feigen: Eric Gordon out with a stomach virus. Trevor Ariza will play well ahead of schedule. Nene also good to go for Rockets vs. Grizzlies.
Calvin Watkins: Rockets guard Eric Gordon said his back is improving and he hopes to play Wednesday against Miami. Gordon also said the goal is to still participate in All-Star weekend in the three-point contest.
Calvin Watkins: No Eric Gordon tonight.MDA said he expects Gordon for Wednesday's game and he won't be shutdown before the break.
Guard Eric Gordon, the Rockets' second-leading scorer, was out on Thursday with a sore back, the third game he has missed with tightness in his back, but he said he hopes to play Saturday against the Suns. "It tightened up on me toward the end of last game," Gordon said. "It would have been tough for me to play, but it's getting better. I'm feeling better. It's nowhere near as bad as (in) Boston. I'll see how I feel tomorrow."
Jonathan Feigen: Eric Gordon out for Rockets vs. Hornets tonight with tightness in his back. Nene available, but expected to sit out with sore shoulder.
Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said Eric Gordon tweaked his ankle and didn't have much lift on his shot. Gordon shot 3-17 off the bench in loss to Miami.
Adam Wexler: Mike D'Antoni tells media before game that Eric Gordon will play tonight vs Memphis. Gordon (left big toe) missed last 2 games.
The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Eric Gordon underwent successful surgery this afternoon to repair his fractured right ring finger. He will miss the remainder of the 2015-16 season. Gordon, 6-4, 215, has appeared in 45 games this season for New Orleans, averaging 15.2 points, 2.7 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 32.9 minutes per contest.
Scott Agness: Source said that Pelicans’ G Eric Gordon, who suffered a broken right ring finger for the 2nd time this yr, is having surgery this AM in LA.
Gordon recently missed 16 games after undergoing surgery to repair a fracture to the same finger. He has played in the Pelicans' past four games, averaging 22.7 points in the first three games and scoring seven points in 11 minutes before ending his night early against Utah. "I don't know for sure what happened, but it looks like he might have done the same thing again," Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said. "And that would be unfortunate because he worked so hard to get back. I thought he was really playing really good basketball. For that to happen to him again, if it's gonna be six to eight weeks -- and I'm just speculating right now, I don't know that for sure - but if that's gonna be the case, it pretty much takes him until the end of the season."
Eric Gordon refractured the ring finger on his right (shooting) hand in the New Orleans Pelicans' 104-96 loss to the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. Gordon played 11 minutes before reinjuring the finger, collecting seven points, two assists and two blocked shots.
Brett Dawson: Eric Gordon has started practicing without contact. He’s shooting and dribbling with his right hand. Hoping for full clearance next week.
The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Eric Gordon underwent successful surgery this morning to repair his fractured right ring finger. Gordon sustained the injury during the third quarter of last night’s 114-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. His expected timetable to return is 4-6 weeks.
Scott Kushner: Sources close to the situation expect #Pelicans SG Eric Gordon to miss 4-6 weeks due to broken finger on shooting hand. More info tomorrow.
September 23, 2021 | 4:49 am EDT Update
The Sixers would be best served if Simmons and Paul rethink their plans, though Simmons “is clearly aware of sanctions available to the organization to fine and suspend him, including withholding of salary,” according to Wojnarowski. An NBA source said Wednesday that Simmons initially asked for a trade at the draft combine in Chicago “right after” the end of the 2020-21 season. The Game 7 home loss to the Hawks occurred on June 20, with the combine running from June 21-27.
Simmons has apparently already received $8.25 million of his 2021-22 salary, with another $8.25 million due if he’s on the roster Oct. 1. The Sixers aren’t saying what they plan to do or if they must make that payment when, barring a dramatic shift, Simmons follows through with his holdout, according to the source.
Rather than increasing Simmons’ value in a trade, the Sixers’ preference is for Simmons to report and play this season in Philadelphia, according to an NBA source. Rivers said the same thing Wednesday: “We would love to have Ben back.”
Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson: 76ers retiring Kobe Bryant’s Lower Merion No. 33 like Heat retired MJ’s No. 23 ‘interesting idea’ @ScottONeil tells @BallySports: “That’s something that @dmorey & @DocRivers & Elton will weigh on for sure. That’s something that Chris Heck the President of 76ers will weigh on.”
September 23, 2021 | 2:02 am EDT Update
The Warriors recently connected Wiggins with an Oakland doctor who understands issues surrounding vaccine hesitancy, sources said. The doctor explained the suffering and deaths she has witnessed in patients who contracted the coronavirus, sources said, but Wiggins remains unmoved in his decision against vaccination.
San Francisco requires full vaccination to be allowed indoors for entertainment, including large events like NBA games at 18,000-seat Chase Center. New York City is the only other NBA market currently facing such restrictions. League sources believe the NBA will grant Wiggins a religious exemption, but San Francisco has the power to override it inside the city.