Hornets' Eric Gordon to miss 2-3 weeks

Updated: January 6, 2012, 11:57 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Hornets guard Eric Gordon will miss two to three weeks because of a sore right knee.

The Hornets say Gordon's knee was swollen after he led New Orleans with 22 points in a 101-93 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Team doctors have recommended rest.

Gordon leads the team with a 21-point average. He missed the previous four games after he bruised the knee during the season opener Dec. 26 in Phoenix.


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