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NBA: Houston 99, LA Clippers 78

HOUSTON, April 10 (UPI) -- Brad Miller, Kevin Martin and Chase Budinger each scored 16 points Saturday in the Houston Rockets' 99-78 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: LA Clippers 98, Oklahoma City 92

LOS ANGELES, April 3 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon nailed a 3-pointer with 43 seconds left Saturday, helping the Los Angeles Clippers shake off Oklahoma City and post a 98-92 victory.

NBA: LA Clippers 127, Washington 119 (2OT)

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin scored 33 points and Eric Gordon had 32 Wednesday in the Los Angeles Clippers' 127-119 double-overtime win over Washington.

NBA: LA Clippers 100, Cleveland 92

LOS ANGELES, March 19 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin's 30 points, eight rebounds and eight assists Saturday powered the Los Angeles Clippers to a 100-92 victory over Cleveland.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 106, Houston 103

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Mo Williams made two free throws with 8 seconds left Wednesday and the Los Angeles Clippers survived a miss at the buzzer to defeat Houston 106-103.

NBA: Dallas 112, Los Angeles Clippers 105

DALLAS, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Jason Terry scored 28 points off the bench Tuesday in the Dallas Mavericks 112-105 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: LA Clippers 113, Golden State 109

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin scored 30 points Saturday, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 113-109 win over Golden State.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 114, Indiana 107

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin poured in 47 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Monday, powering the Los Angeles Clippers to their fifth straight home win, 114-107 over Indiana.

NBA: LA Clippers 99, LA Lakers 92

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon struck for 30 points Sunday, going 13-of-20 from field in the Los Angeles Clippers' 99-92 defeat of the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 111, Miami 105

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon helped fight off a comeback bid Wednesday and, along with Blake Griffin, pushed the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-105 victory over Miami.

NBA: LA Clippers 105, Golden State 91

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin notched a team-record 23rd straight double-double for the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday, helping them to a 105-91 win over Golden State.

NBA: LA Clippers 100, Sacramento 99

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon and Blake Griffin combined for 55 points Monday and the Los Angeles Clippers survived a late scare to post a 100-99 win over Sacramento.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 108, Phoenix 103

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Sunday, sparking the Los Angeles Clippers to a 108-103 decision over Phoenix.

NBA: LA Clippers 113, Minnesota 90

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon poured in 36 points, connecting on five 3-pointers Monday in the Los Angeles Clippers' 113-90 victory over Minnesota.

NBA: LA Clippers 100, Chicago 99

CHICAGO, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin's free throw with 42.5 seconds left Saturday proved to be the difference in the Los Angeles Clippers' 100-99 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
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Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Gordon shoots over a falling Miami Heat James Jones in fourth quarter action in Los Angeles on January 12, 2011. The Clippers defeated the Heat 111-105. UPI/Jon SooHoo
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Eric Ambrose Gordon, Jr. (born December 25, 1988), nicknamed "EJ", is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA. In high school, he was named "Mr. Basketball" of Indiana during his senior year while playing at North Central High School. He is known, in part, as the subject of a major recruiting battle between the University of Illinois and Indiana University in the spring and summer of 2006; because of Gordon's talent and high level of play that year, his recruitment was the subject of a great deal of media coverage.

Gordon played one season of college basketball at Indiana and was considered one of the top collegiate players in the nation that year. He finished his freshman season leading the Big Ten in scoring and tied for 19th in the nation at 21.5 points per game. Gordon entered the 2008 NBA Draft and was selected seventh overall by the Los Angeles Clippers. Gordon is represented by agent Rob Pelinka.

Born in Indianapolis, Gordon began playing sports at the YMCA at 4, playing soccer, and then moved quickly on to basketball. He also played football but his true love was basketball. At the age of 7 he began playing competitive basketball at the historical Municipal Gardens. His spent the majority of his time across the street from his home at the Jewish Community Center of Indianapolis (JCC). There Gordon spent many hours playing pick ball, swimming and hanging out with friends. It was at the JCC that Gordon announced his departure from college to enter his name into the NBA Draft.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Eric Gordon."
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