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Gordon on winning the 3-point contest

Rockets SG Eric Gordon shares his thoughts on winning the first ever tie breaker in the 3-point contest, returning to New Orleans and Houston's season thus far.

All-Star Saturday Night's sights and sounds (1:44)
Gordon says he had the hot hand in 3-point contest win (1:29)
McGrady, Webber still in disbelief over being HOF finalists (0:17)
Eric Gordon wins 3-Point Contest (1:45)

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Eric Gordon said he heard the light boos from the crowd but wasn't bothered by it.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Rockets guard Eric Gordon made seven straight shots and 11 out of 12 to best Kyrie Irving in the tiebreaker round, giving him the JBL 3-Point Contest title.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon is the 2017 NBA 3-Point champion.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon is in the lead with a score of 24 in the 3-Point Contest. He didn't even get his last shot off in time.

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Robinson III scores 50 to seal slam dunk title

Glenn Robinson III leaped over three people for a reverse dunk to earn a perfect score of 50, clinching his win in the NBA All-Star slam dunk competition Saturday on his final dunk of the night.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

A smattering of boos heard at the Smoothie King Center when Eric Gordon, a former Pelican, announced for the first time at his former home court ahead of the 3-point contest. Gordon, in his first season with the Rockets, has been critical of the Pelicans this season, including saying Friday that his time in New Orleans was a "little bit dysfunctional."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Commissioner Adam Silver said nothing was resolved when he left the Charles Oakley-Jim Dolan meeting. He is "disheartened" to see that Oakley and Dolan have still not made up but he remains "hopeful" Oakley will return to the Garden. Silver said Oakley was "very emotional" during that meeting and said he would think about it when the meeting ended.

Harden calls KD-Westbrook situation disappointing (0:51)
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2dZach Lowe

Lowe's 10 Things: James Harden looking like a QB

Harden never got his due as a passing savant before this season. That was partly his fault. But this season, he's shown off his ability to pinpoint accurate outlet passes to execute a fast break.

ESPN Stats and Information  

James Harden is creating 56.5 points per game this season (points per game plus points per game from assists). That pace is just shy of Tiny Archibald's record for the most points created per game in a season in NBA history (56.8).

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Former New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon admits he was frustrated by his role at times in New Orleans and says joining the Houston Rockets has been great for him. Gordon will compete in Saturday's 3-Point Contest.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

On what he makes of the Russ-KD feud, ex-Thunder guard James Harden of the Rockets told SportsCenter: "I don't understand what is going on. I don't understand. Obviously, they feel some type of way. It's part of the game. Part of a guy going to a new team."

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Will you try to be a mediator between Russ and KD this weekend, ex-Thunder guard James Harden of the Rockets told SportsCenter: "I'm staying out of it. It's not my place. I'm on a totally different team now. I know them both very well. If they need advice, I will give it to them. But I'm staying out of it."

ESPN Stats & Info

Rockets can't handle the Heat

The Rockets struggled in their home loss to the Heat on Wednesday. Even James Harden's ridiculous stat line (38 points, 12 rebounds, 12 assists) couldn't get them a lead in the 117-109 defeat.

NBA season's sights and sounds (3:29)
Heat outlast Harden, Rockets (1:12)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Russell Westbrook and James Harden each had 35-point triple-doubles. The last pair of players to record 35-point triple-doubles on the same day were NBA legends Kareem Abdul-Jabber and Pete Maravich in 1975 (via Elias Sports Bureau).

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.42nd
Rebounds Per Game44.011th
Assists Per Game25.42nd
Points Allowed108.024th

Team History


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