Rocket’s Eric Gordan was back to play against LA Clippers

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Gordon was held out of Sunday’s matchup against the Phoenix Suns for injury maintenance, but he was back in action Monday evening. He was expected to shoulder a heavier workload than usual with Jae’Sean Tate (ankle) ruled out.

The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Huston Rockets  at 10:30 p.m. ET Monday at Arena in Los Angeles. Both teams have struggled in the early going of the 2022 NBA season, with the Rockets entering this matchup looking to snap a three-game losing streak and the Clippers entering the game hoping to end a four-game slide.

The match was tied up 52-52 at halftime, but Paul George hit the game-winner for the LA Clippers while becoming the first player in NBA History to have at least 35 PTS, 9 REB, 8 AST, 6 STL, and 5 3 PM in a game.

Huston Rockets’ guard Eric Gordon (10) and Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George (13) reached for a loose ball during the match’s second half. Despite Gordon’s incredible defense, George made a contested 15-foot baseline jumper with 6.2 seconds left, giving the Clippers a 95-93 victory over Huston Rockets on Monday night.

Eric Gordon’s stats in the last night’s match

Gordon gave a remarkable performance in the last match against the Clippers.


  1. Points : 12
  2. Rebounds : 2
  3. Assists : 2
  4. Steals : 2
  5. Blocks : 2
  6. Triples : 2

Rockets’ fans are not satisfied with Jordan’s performance.

@RooshWilliams wrote on Twitter, “Really disappointing to see the final 2 plays of a tied game run strictly through Eric Gordon”.

@BenDuBose twitted: “I love Eric Gordon. He can help the young guys in their development. He is a great teammate. I do not understand (and it’s not his decision) running your final two plays, tied and trailing by 2 with under 40 seconds left, for him alone. Those are prime growth opportunities.”

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