Source: Ben Gordon near buyout

Updated: February 21, 2014, 6:49 PM ET
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The Charlotte Bobcats and Ben Gordon are closing in on a buyout agreement that will make the veteran guard a free agent, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne.

The 30-year-old Gordon is under a $13.3 million contract for this year after the team picked up his option for 2013-14 in June. He would become a free agent as soon as a buyout is completed and he clears waivers.

Gordon, whose tenure with the Bobcats begain in 2012-13, has seen limited minutes in ...

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