Rockets 2018 season recap: Eric Gordon wasn't a fluke

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Rockets 2018 season recap: Eric Gordon wasn't a fluke
Rockets 2018 season recap: Eric Gordon wasn't a fluke

Eric Gordon ended his first year in Houston as the Sixth Man of the Year, and while he isn't likely to nab the award for the second consecutive year, he was an extremely important part to Houston's success in 2017-18. Gordon will likely finish as a runner-up to former Rocket Lou Williams for the Sixth Man of the Year only because Williams had a career year and was his team's best player. Smart teams usually start their best players, but what can you do? Gordon and Williams were the only two players in the league this season to average 18 points per game off the bench, a remarkable feat. In fact, Gordon was actually scoring more this season when it was thought that his role would be reduced after

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