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Eric Gordon

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Shooting Guard Age: 32-112d Exp: 12 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2008 College: Indiana Agent(s): Robert T. Pelinka ()

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Gordon is dealing with a groin strain, and he will be out for 4-6 weeks.

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  • Current Contract

    Eric Gordon signed a 4 year / $75,574,356 contract with the Houston Rockets, including $54,656,454 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,893,589. In 2020-1, Gordon will earn a base salary of $16,869,276, while carrying a cap hit of $16,869,276 and a dead cap value of $16,869,276.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $75,574,356
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $18,893,589
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020-21 Contract details by year 31 $16,869,276 $16,869,276 $16,869,276 $16,869,276($16,869,276)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 32 $18,218,818 $18,218,818 $18,218,818 $18,218,818($35,088,094)
    2022-23 Contract details by year 33 $19,568,360 $19,568,360 $19,568,360 $19,568,360($54,656,454)
    2023-24 Contract details by year 34 $20,917,902 $20,917,902 - $20,917,902($75,574,356)
    2024 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2023 non-guaranteed, fully guaranteed for All-Star team or 500 min (reg)/750 (reg/playoffs) + HOU Championship (@Wojnarowski
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2019

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $52,886,489
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $13,221,622
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $58,365,563
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $14,591,391
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2008-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $12,290,944
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $3,072,736
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 2012 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Eric Gordon, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2008-09 Player Cash Earnings $2,623,200 - - - $2,623,200
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $2,819,880 - - - $2,819,880
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $3,016,680 - - - $3,016,680
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $3,083,635 - - - $3,083,635
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $13,668,750 - - - $13,668,750
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $14,283,844 - - - $14,283,844
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $14,898,938 - - - $14,898,938
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $15,514,031 - - - $15,514,031
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $12,385,364 - - - $12,385,364
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $12,943,020 - - - $12,943,020
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,375 - - - $13,500,375
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $13,179,122 - - - $13,179,122
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $16,869,276 - - - $16,869,276
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $138,786,115 - - - $138,786,115
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $18,218,818 - - - $18,218,818
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $19,568,360 - - - $19,568,360
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $20,917,902 - - - $20,917,902
    $197,491,195 - - - $197,491,195
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,459,760 - - - $8,459,760
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,752,385 - - - $16,752,385
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $44,696,813 - - - $44,696,813
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $68,877,157 - - - $68,877,157

    * earnings may include deduction of original cashed earned due to shortened season

  • Transactions

    Feb 3 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game
    Jan 23 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game
    Jan 29 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-POR game
    Sep 3 2019Signed a 4 year $75.6 million veteran contract extension with Houston (HOU) - includes 2023 non-guaranteed
    May 10 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-HOU game (playoff)
    Feb 2 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-UTH game
    Jan 6 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DET game
    Apr 23 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game (playoff)
    Jul 9 2016Signed a 4 year $53 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Jun 18 2015Exercised $15.5 million Player Option with New Orleans (NOP) for the 2015-2016 season
    Feb 19 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-NOLA game
    Jul 14 2012New Orleans (NOH) exercised their right of first refusal to match the offer sheet recently signed with Phoenix (PHX)
    Jul 14 2012Signed a 4 year $58.4 million contract with New Orleans (NOH)
    Jul 11 2012Signed an offer sheet with Phoenix (PHX); New Orleans (NOH) can match
    Jun 27 2012New Orleans (NOH) extended a Qualifying Offer of $5,137,616; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Dec 14 2011Traded to New Orleans (NO) from Los Angeles (LAC) with Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu and an unprotected 2012 1st round pick for Chris Paul and two future second-round picks
    Sep 28 2010Los Angeles (LAC) exercised $3.8 million option for 2011-2012
    Oct 13 2009Los Angeles (LAC) exercised $3 million option for 2010-2011
    Jul 2 2008Signed a 2 year $5.44 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Jun 26 2008Drafted by Los Angeles (LAC): Round 1 (#7 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Eric Gordon, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    02/03/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game
    01/23/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DAL game
    01/29/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-POR game
    05/10/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-HOU game (playoff)
    02/02/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-UTH game
    01/06/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-DET game
    04/23/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game (playoff)
    02/19/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-NOLA game
    - $16,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2020 HOU 28 28.14 0.433 0.329 0.825 0.29 1.79 2.07 2.54 0.50 0.46 1.82 17.18 23.58
    2019 HOU 36 28.22 0.369 0.317 0.766 0.25 1.72 1.97 1.50 0.64 0.36 1.19 14.44 19.87
    2018 HOU 68 31.72 0.409 0.360 0.783 0.25 1.93 2.18 1.90 0.60 0.40 1.32 16.22 22.35
    2017 HOU 69 31.2 0.428 0.359 0.809 0.36 2.10 2.46 2.23 0.64 0.39 1.88 18.01 24.49
    2016 HOU 75 30.97 0.406 0.372 0.840 0.39 2.31 2.69 2.51 0.64 0.52 1.60 16.23 23.94
    2015 NO 45 32.91 0.419 0.386 0.888 0.22 1.98 2.20 2.69 0.96 0.31 1.62 15.24 22.83
    2014 NO 61 33.08 0.411 0.448 0.805 0.46 2.15 2.61 3.75 0.82 0.23 2.00 13.41 22.27
    2013 NO 62 32.24 0.440 0.390 0.783 0.48 2.13 2.61 3.27 1.10 0.19 2.10 15.60 24.13
    2012 NO 42 30.07 0.402 0.324 0.842 0.24 1.60 1.83 3.26 1.07 0.19 2.79 16.98 23.81
    2011 NO 10 33.9 0.454 0.289 0.739 0.20 2.70 2.90 3.50 1.30 0.60 2.70 20.20 30.03
    2010 LAL 41 37.8 0.468 0.359 0.818 0.85 2.27 3.12 4.54 1.22 0.34 2.63 24.10 35.14
    2009 LAL 9 36 0.477 0.391 0.696 0.44 2.78 3.22 3.56 1.44 0.22 1.89 16.89 27.53
    2008 LAL 78 34.31 0.456 0.389 0.854 0.58 2.00 2.58 2.76 1.00 0.45 2.10 16.05 24.07
    Totals 624 32.19 0.425 0.368 0.817 0.40 2.05 2.46 2.81 0.85 0.36 1.91 16.57 24.24