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Eric Gordon emerges as go-to guy

The Clippers guard put the team on his back in a landmark win over the Lakers

Updated: January 17, 2011, 2:07 PM ET
By Pedro Moura | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Eric Gordon has developed quite a bit in his 3-year Clippers career, from understated, third-option shooting guard to emerging young scorer.

Sunday's game might have been the next step for the soft-spoken two guard, who proved he could win on big stages. Going head-to-head with Lakers star Kobe Bryant, Gordon stood blow-for-blow with the former MVP and delivered the dramatic closing punches down the stretch of the Clippers' 99-92 win.

Bryant had 27 points, nine ...

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