NBA: Memphis 84, Los Angeles Clippers 83

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Zach Rudolph scored 18 points and Marc Gasol added 17 more Saturday in the Memphis Grizzlies' 84-83 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: LA Clippers 98, Sacramento 91

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon scored 29 points -- 13 in the fourth quarter, when his 3-pointer broke a 91-91 tie -- and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Sacramento 98-91.

NBA: Portland 100, LA Clippers 91

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Wesley Matthews scored 26 points for Portland and the Trail Blazers hit 31-of-36 free-throw attempts Sunday in their 100-91 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: LA Clippers 100, Sacramento 82

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon and Blake Griffin combined to dominate the third period Thursday and carry the Los Angeles Clippers to a 100-82 win over Sacramento.

NBA: LA Clippers 99, New Orleans 95

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon netted 27 points and Blake Griffin added 24 Monday in the Los Angeles Clippers' 99-95 win over New Orleans.

NBA: New Jersey 110, LA Clippers 96

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez scored 24 points Monday and New Jersey ended a 23-game skid against the Western Conference with a 110-96 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Detroit 113, LA Clippers 107 (OT)

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Charlie Villanueva scored 30 points and Rodney Stuckey came up with two key overtime baskets Friday in Detroit's 113-107 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Utah 109, LA Clippers 107 (2OT)

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Deron Williams' layup with 6.8 seconds left in the second overtime Saturday completed Utah's comeback for a 109-107 double-overtime win over the LA Clippers.

NBA: LA Clippers 107, Oklahoma City 92

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon scored 27 points Wednesday and the Los Angeles Clippers steadily pulled away for their first win of the season, 107-92 over Oklahoma City.

NBA: San Antonio 97, LA Clippers 88

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Tony Parker had 19 points and nine assists and Richard Jefferson scored 18 Monday to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 97-88 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Billups leads Team USA rout of Angola

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Chauncey Billups scored 19 points, hitting 5-of-7 three-pointers, and Team USA rolled to a 121-66 rout of Angola Monday at the 2010 FIBA World Championships.

USA routs Tunisia in world championships

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon scored 21 points Thursday in pacing the United States to a 92-57 romp past Tunisia, keeping the Americans unbeaten in the FIBA World Championships.

USA routs Croatia in FIBA tourney opener

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon and Kevin Durant combined for 30 points Saturday and the United States routed Croatia 106-78 in its 2010 FIBA World Championship opener.

USA defeats Greece in basketball tuneup

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon scored 18 points and the United States pulled away in the second half Wednesday to defeat Greece 87-59 in its final World Championship tuneup.

NBA: Denver 98, Los Angeles Clippers 90

DENVER, April 3 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony pumped in 24 points and Nene added 18 Saturday as the Denver Nuggets downed the Los Angeles Clippers 98-90.
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Eric Gordon
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

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.

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