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Eric Gordon Accepts Suns' Offer To Sign Two-Year Contract

By- USA NATIONAL POST

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The Phoenix Suns and free agent Eric Gordon have come to terms on a two-year contract that includes a player option.

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The $6 million contract is for a two-year period.

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Gordon, 34, lost his $21 million contract last week after the LA Clippers decided not to guarantee it. As a result, he is now a free agent. 

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The decision reduced the team's anticipated tax payment by almost $100 million.

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Gordon, one of the top free agents still available, attracted a lot of interest after being waived.

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In 22 regular-season games with the Clippers after being acquired from Houston at the February trade deadline, he averaged 11 points and shot 42.3% from beyond the arc.

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This trade completes the circle begun in 2012, when Gordon signed a four-year, almost $60 million offer sheet with Phoenix before New Orleans matched it.