Hornets will match Suns offer sheet to Eric Gordon
The New Orleans Hornets were never going to let Eric Gordon go, the only question was how much it was going to cost to keep him.
The answer is a max deal, $58 million over four years.
Gordon, a restricted free agent, had been meeting with teams all over the map trying to find someone, anyone to give him a max deal. Because he wants to get paid. He found his partner in Phoenix. Gordon released a statement Tuesday night saying he was excited about becoming a Sun.