No surprise: Gordon officially declares for NBA draft

  • 04/07/2008 6:13 pm in

gordondraft.jpgIndiana freshman Eric Gordon announced his plans to enter the NBA Draft in a news conference Monday afternoon at the Jewish Community Center near his home in Indianapolis.

Here is an excerpt of the press release from IU Media Relations:

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana guard Eric Gordon declared for the NBA Draft on Monday afternoon. The freshman announced his intentions at a press conference hosted by the Jewish Community Center in Indianapolis.

“I would like to thank you all for coming here this afternoon to discuss my future plans for next fall, ” Gordon said. “First I would like to thank my family, coaches – who are sitting behind me – friends who are here, and all the fans who support me now and in the near future.

“With that being said, I will be entering my name in June for the 2008 NBA Draft. I am doing this to compete at the highest level, not for the fame or the money.”


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