Hornets sit Eric Gordon; Paul Pierce out
NEW ORLEANS -- Shooting guard Eric Gordon was scratched from New Orleans' home opener against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night because of a bruised right knee.
Gordon bumped the knee in in the third quarter of Monday night's season-opening win at Phoenix.
Gordon, acquired in a trade that sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers, was the Hornets' top scorer in Phoenix with 20 points, hitting a game-winning jumper in the final seconds.
Boston's Paul Pierce remained out ...
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