Just hours into free agency, Eric Gordon has already reportedly
scheduled a visit with the Phoenix Suns.
According to ESPN.com, the 23-year-old shooting
is scheduled to visit Phoenix on Tuesday. Gordon also has a visit to
schedule for Sunday with the Indiana Pacers, and Monday with the
Gordon is said to be seeking a max contract from his prospective
team, which will pay him $58 million over four years, and he hopes
to make his decision before his first Team USA practice in Las
on July 6.
If the Suns were able to sign Gordon to an offer sheet, they would
then have to wait three days to allow the New Orleans Hornets to
if they choose to match the offer.
Gordon, who averaged 20 points and three assists last season with
the Hornets, would provide a solid scorer to the Suns, a piece they
have been sorely lacking since the departure of Amare Stoudemire
to the New York Knicks following the 2009-10 season.
Bringing in Gordon would also provide a strong selling point for a
free agent point guard, whether that is Steve Nash or one of many