Eric Gordon this season has hit a ton of three-pointers.
In fact, the Houston Rockets sharpshooter has made 136 threes, the most in the NBA, all while mostly coming off the bench.
Yes, that's right: not even Stephen Curry has made more threes than the Rockets guard. With All-Star weekend just a little over a month away, Gordon made it known Monday night he's interested in heading to New Orleans for the sharpshooting contest.
After scoring 31 points while going 6/12 from downtown in the Houston Rockets 101-91 win over the Washington Wizards, Gordon told the media he wants into the three-point contest.
"If they call my name, I'll definitely be more than happy to do it," Gordon said.
The Rockets guard has been part of All-Star weekend before, participating in 2009 and 2010 Rookie Challenge as a rookie and a sophomore. In 2010, he nearly added the dunk contest to his resume but ended up falling short.
Gordon's been a part of the weekend before, but the sharpshooter has yet to take part in the three-point contest. This season with the most threes made in the NBA and second most threes taken, Gordon has to be a lock.
"It'd be crazy if I don't make it," Gordon said.
With the event in New Orleans, where Gordon spent as miserable a half-decade in the NBA as one could have while making tens of millions of dollars, he’d probably be booed. But he could also win the whole dang thing.