Posts tagged "detroit"

Gordon's official contract numbers

I’ve found out Gordon’s official contract numbers, and they’re on the high end of what we’ve heard throughout the media. 09-10 $10,000,00010-11 $10,800,00011-12 $11,600,00012-13 $12,400,00013-14 $13,200,000 (Player Option)5 Years for $58,000,000. He also has a clause for incentives which are considered unlikely (meaning he didn’t reach them last season), but I don’t specifically know what... Read more »

Bulls should continue dialogue with Gordon

No.   He’s gone.  Don’t get me wrong.    However, the Bulls should be in the ear of his agent saying they want to do a sign and trade with the Pistons to get Gordon a sixth year on his deal.   This would obviously appeal to Gordon to get an extra guaranteed year, and after the... Read more »

Bulls roll the eyes at Gordon;I roll eyes at Bulls

From yahoo sports: Ben Gordon’s insistence that the Bulls never made him an offer before he took a $55 million deal from Detroit – that the Bulls no longer wanted him – was met with a roll of the eyes from his old franchise, league sources said. Gordon turned down offers of $50 and $54... Read more »
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Ben Gordon on his departure

Some quotes from the Daily Herald: “To the fans, I generally had a great time being here,” Gordon said in a phone interview. “For my true fans, I feel bad for them. The longtime fans of the Chicago Bulls – I just felt like they’re being cheated.“Not with me, but just things that happened in... Read more »

Did the Bulls fail to capitalize on Ben Gordon?

Ben Gordon stakes out his claim as the first player in the history of the NBA to take the qualifying offer and benefit.   What does this say about the acrimonious contract negotiations over the past two years?    How did the Bulls fail to capitalize on him as an asset within the organization? First, let’s start... Read more »

Ben Gordon meeting with Detroit Pistons

Yahoo sports reports that Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva are meeting with the Detroit Pistons today and that a deal may be consumated quickly. Chicago Bulls guard Ben Gordon and Milwaukee Bucks forward Charlie Villanueva flew to Detroit on Wednesday morning for a mid-day meeting with team president Joe Dumars and indications are both are... Read more »
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No offers for Gordon yet; Boozer opts to stay with Jazz

Ben Gordon didn’t get the midnight treatment from an NBA team flying out to see him with a contract offer on the table, however he did get some good news. Carlos Boozer exercised his player option to stay with the Jazz eliminating one of the major players in free agency who would have taken up... Read more »

Ben Gordon rumors abound

Gordon to Detroit: Langlois: The only way I see Turkoglu coming is if they had a deal in place for Prince to address the middle. If not, I think Portland will do its best to make a play for Turkoglu. The few extra million the Blazers cleared on draft night might help. If not Portland,... Read more »