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Ben Gordon
Gordon in 2013
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born April 4, 1983 (1983-04-04) (age 38)
London, England
Nationality British / American
High school Mount Vernon
(Mount Vernon, New York)
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College UConn (2001–2004)
NBA Draft 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro career 2004–2017
Career history
2004–2009 Chicago Bulls
2009–2012 Detroit Pistons
2012–2014 Charlotte Bobcats
2014–2015 Orlando Magic
2017 Texas Legends
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2005)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2005)
  • NCAA champion (2004)
  • Big East Tournament MVP (2004)
Career statistics
Points 11,084 (14.9 ppg)
Rebounds 1,851 (2.5 rpg)
Assists 1,868 (2.5 apg)

Benjamin Ashenafi Gordon (born April 4, 1983) is a British-born American former professional basketball player. Gordon played for 11 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and he played college basketball for the University of Connecticut, where he won a national championship in 2004.

He is the only player to have ever won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award as a rookie. Gordon is second in career three-point field goals for the Chicago Bulls, behind Kirk Hinrich.

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