Rattlesnake Gordon attacks when it counts

Updated: April 1, 2005, 12:34 AM ET
By Sam Smith | Special to ESPN.com

Everyone with the Chicago Bulls worried for a while about Ben Gordon, even though they'd never seen anyone shoot like him. Ever. Veteran coaches gasped when Gordon came in for his predraft workout last spring. Former players like Scott Skiles and John Paxson, and even coaches who've been around the game more than 50 years like John Bach, agreed they'd never, ever seen anyone shoot like Gordon did.

So when the 6-1 guard from Connecticut started missing all through the preseason, no one was ...

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