Hamilton, who averages 19 points and nine rebounds for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League, is expected to sign the contract on Tuesday, sources said.
Hamilton was a second-round pick of the Miami Heat (via Philadelphia) in 2012. He played his college basketball at Iowa State and LSU.
Gordon couldn't reach an agreement with a playoff-bound team to get eligible for a postseason roster before Saturday's deadline, so contenders are no longer interested in signing him. Nevertheless, there is interest among some non-playoff bound teams, sources said, and Gordon is weighing those opportunities against sitting out the rest of the season and preparing for summer free agency.
Charlotte is 27-31 and holding onto seventh place in the Eastern Conference playoff chase.