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UConn Men's Insider: Ben Gordon Holds Out Hope For One Last Shot

UConn Men's Insider: Ben Gordon Holds Out Hope For One Last Shot

For more than a year, Ben Gordon searched Manhattan and Westchester for gyms, places to play, places to lift weights, places to "keep his morale up" and the hopes of returning to the NBA alive.

"It is tough, man," Gordon said in a telephone interview this week. "When you've been doing it for so long and have so much structure, without facilities, trainers, it's a little bit harder."

Gordon, 33, knew in his heart of hearts he could still play – never lost that shooting touch. When the Warriors waived him during training camp in October 2015, it looked like the end for the former UConn guard, lottery pick, NBA sixth man of the year.

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