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  • Eric Gordon tears his labrum, is out indefinitely

    Kelly Dwyer at Ball Don't Lie1 day ago

    On Saturday, New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon left his team’s contest with the Utah Jazz with what appeared to be a separated shoulder. He had already dropped eight points in 13 minutes in what was probably shaping up to be his best game of the season.

    On Monday afternoon, the Pelicans released a statement to the press:

    The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Eric Gordon will be out indefinitely with a left shoulder injury. An MRI revealed Gordon suffered a torn labrum as a result of the left shoulder subluxation injury that occurred Saturday night at Utah.

    Gordon will undergo further evaluation throughout this week by the team's medical staff to determine the best course of action moving forward. More details will be released as they become available.

    The details are more or less in place. Gordon may return this season to play with the Pelicans, but these are the sorts of injuries that tend to linger. Gordon’s injury history has tended to linger, if we’re honest.

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