DeAndre Jordan
American basketball player
DeAndre Jordan
Hyland DeAndre Jordan, Jr. is an American professional basketball player at center for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association] (NBA). He played a year of college basketball at Texas A&M University. He was drafted by the Clippers with the 35th pick in the 2008 NBA Draft.
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Clippers' DeAndre Jordan is ready to make big leap during NBA All-Star weekend
LATimes - 6 days
 One might assume that having the 2011 slam dunk contest champion on one’s team would provide an advantage when participating in the same contest.  As Clippers center DeAndre Jordan tells it, though, one would be wrong in that assumption.  “None,” Jordan said glumly when asked what advice his teammate...
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Clippers focus on defense as Hawks visit
Fox News - 9 days
LOS ANGELES -- When they defend, the Los Angeles Clippers can compete with any club in the NBA, center DeAndre Jordan believes.
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Marv Albert On The Knicks, Brad Stevens And The State Of The NBA
Huffington Post - 10 days
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Clippers center DeAndre Jordan makes his first NBA All-Star team
LATimes - 29 days
His immense talent at rebounding and his athleticism on defense, which few can match in the NBA, earned Clippers center DeAndre Jordan a selection as a reserve on the Western Conference All-Star team. For the first time in his nine-year career, the NBA coaches who vote for the All-Star reserves...
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Clippers stunned by 76ers, 121-110, in Blake Griffin's return from injury
LATimes - about 1 month
There was a strong sense emanating from the Clippers that their 121-110 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center was disturbing on many levels. After L.A. blew a 19-point lead, there was Clippers center DeAndre Jordan saying “it was more individual than it was five”...
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Five takeaways from the Clippers' loss to the Nuggets
LATimes - about 1 month
The Clippers lost to the Nuggets, 123-98, on Saturday night in Denver. Here are five takeaways from the game: 1. DeAndre Jordan went off again, picking up another technical foul. It was his third technical foul this month. He has 11 overall, the third most in the NBA. When he was called for the...
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Five takeaways from the Clippers' 104-101 loss to the Timberwolves
LATimes - about 1 month
A huge game by Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, who scored a career-high 29 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, couldn’t offset a monster game by Minnesota center Karl-Anthony Towns, who scored 27 of his 37 points in the second half, and the Clippers had their seven-game winning streak snapped. Here...
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DeAndre Jordan dominant in Clippers' victory over the Lakers
LATimes - about 1 month
Austin Rivers laughed as he scanned teammate DeAndre Jordan’s line on the scoresheet of the Clippers’ 113-97 victory over the Lakers on Saturday, the numbers seeming too absurd for Rivers’ mind to grasp what his eyes were telling him. “He was pretty much unguardable. Twelve for 13 from the field....
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Jordan emerges as backbone of title-hungry Clippers
Yahoo News - about 1 month
By Jahmal Corner LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After years of playing the third wheel in a trio of standouts DeAndre Jordan has quietly become the backbone of a Los Angeles Clippers team eager to keep their window of contention from slamming shut. With Chris Paul aging and Blake Griffin ailing, it's Jordan's seven-foot disruption in the paint that is now the franchise's most dependable asset. "(Jordan) is a beast," Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel told reporters after his team's loss to the Clippers on Wednesday.
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DeAndre Jordan has been the leader in Clippers' tenacious defense
LATimes - about 1 month
Doc Rivers has employed mostly three-guard lineups — and some four-guard sets — in the absence of injured power forward Blake Griffin, a strategy that has provided ample outside-shooting and playmaking capabilities for the Clippers. An added bonus to the small-ball approach has been a more tenacious...
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Garnett signs on as Clippers consultant
Yahoo News - about 1 month
(Reuters) - Retired NBA center Kevin Garnett has been hired by the Los Angeles Clippers as a consultant to work with the team's big men like center DeAndre Jordan and forward Blake Griffin, the team said on Tuesday. Garnett, 40, spent time with the Clippers during a recent training camp, having retired from the NBA before the beginning of the season. "I think when he's here, it's important for our bigs to take advantage of him being out here on the floor, because he brings so much to the table and has so much to offer for the game of basketball," Clippers assistant coach Mike Woodson told reporters.
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Clippers' DeAndre Jordan says he'll play Wednesday, a day after being in a car crash
LATimes - about 2 months
DeAndre Jordan stretched his long legs while seated inside the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans and smiled. His left forearm was bandaged to cover the remnants of a “scary” car crash in which he had been involved Tuesday. He vowed to play Wednesday night for the Clippers against the New Orleans...
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DeAndre Jordan Was Involved In A Car Accident That Sent Someone To The Hospital (UPDATED)
Yahoo News - about 2 months
Clippers star Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan were reportedly in a car accident on Tuesday that left a third person hospitalized. CP3 and DJ appeared to be okay — walking back and forth and talking on their cell phones.
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From 'Deadpool' to 'Hamilton' to 'Stranger Things,' this was the year of pop-culture collisions
LATimes - 2 months
Without someone deciding to attempt a smart — sometimes unlikely — combination, much of what we admire wouldn’t exist. Absent DeAndre Jordan, Chris Paul would just be lobbing to empty air. The latest Korean American fusion dish would be a lonely hamburger dreaming longingly of kimchi slaw. The...
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Clippers' DeAndre Jordan ready to face Miami and Heat center Hassan Whiteside
LATimes - 2 months
A knowing smile crossed DeAndre Jordan’s face Friday when the media approached him while the Clippers center was bent over tying his shoes. He seemed to know that the first question would be about Miami center Hassan Whiteside’s comments regarding Jordan’s game. “What’s up?” Jordan asked before...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of DeAndre Jordan
    TWENTIES
  • 2015
    Age 26
    On November 4, 2015, with 13 rebounds against the Golden State Warriors, Jordan became the Clippers' all-time leader in total rebounds, surpassing former Clipper Elton Brand (4,710), finishing the game with 4,711 career rebounds.
    More Details Hide Details On November 30, he recorded 18 points and a season-high 24 rebounds against the Portland Trail Blazers, but he also missed 22 free throws (12-of-34) to tie Wilt Chamberlain's NBA record and set a franchise record with 34 attempts. On January 13, he was sidelined for the team's game against the Miami Heat because of pneumonia, ending the NBA's longest active consecutive games played streak at 360. Jordan is a Christian. Jordan prays frequently and has spoken about his faith saying, "... I know my relationship with Christ, and I know what he has done for me, and that is what I live on." Jordan has a tattoo of Matthew 5:4-5 on his chest, a Christian cross on his left arm, the Serenity Prayer and his own message saying "I thank God for the gift that he has given me. I will honor, sacrifice, and dedicate myself to my talent. I know where I have come from but I know where I am going" on his right arm, and Philippians 4:13 with praying hands and "G.W.O.M" (God Watch Over Me) on his stomach.
    Despite verbally agreeing to sign a four-year, $80 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks on July 3, 2015, Jordan began having second thoughts just days later, and on July 8, a number of Clippers personnel flew to Houston for a meeting with Jordan to convince him to back out of his Mavericks deal.
    More Details Hide Details Hours later, Jordan officially re-signed with the Clippers on a four-year, $88 million contract.
    On February 9, 2015, Jordan recorded 22 points and a career-high 27 rebounds in the 115-98 win over the Dallas Mavericks.
    More Details Hide Details On March 13, in a 99-129 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, Jordan made his first career three-pointer early in the first quarter. On May 21, Jordan was named to the All-NBA third team. Jordan became the fifth player in NBA history to average at least 10 points, 15 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks during the regular season. It was last accomplished by Moses Malone during the 1982–83 season.
  • 2014
    Age 25
    On April 29, 2014, Jordan became the first NBA player with at least 25 points, 18 rebounds and four blocked shots in a playoff game since Tim Duncan in 2008.
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  • 2013
    Age 24
    With 13.6 rebounds per game, he was the league's rebounding leader for the 2013–14 season.
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    On November 29, 2013, Jordan recorded a career high 9 blocks in the 104-98 victory against the Sacramento Kings.
    More Details Hide Details On January 3, 2014, Jordan scored a career-high 25 points in a 119-112 victory against the Dallas Mavericks.
    In 2013, Jordan was selected to Team USA's minicamp in Las Vegas.
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  • 2012
    Age 23
    During the 2012–13 NBA season, Jordan's free throw percentage dropped from 52.5% to 38.6%, which was one of his career worsts.
    More Details Hide Details However, he led the league in field goal percentage, shooting 64.3%. This was his first season playing all 82 games.
  • 2011
    Age 22
    On December 25, 2011, Jordan recorded a career high 8 blocks against the Golden State Warriors in an opening day 105–86 victory.
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    For the 2011–12 NBA season, Jordan changed his jersey number from 9 to 6.
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    On December 11, 2011, Jordan signed an offer sheet with the Golden State Warriors reportedly worth $43 million over four years.
    More Details Hide Details However, one day later, the Clippers decided to match the offer and keep him.
  • 2009
    Age 20
    In the January 21, 2009 game against the Los Angeles Lakers, he played 43 minutes and recorded a career-high 23 points.
    More Details Hide Details This included 10 dunks, which had only been accomplished by two others players (Dwight Howard and Shaquille O'Neal) over the past 10 NBA seasons.
    Due to injuries among the Clippers' low post players, Jordan was pushed into the starting lineup for the January 19, 2009 game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
    More Details Hide Details In his first game as a starter, he recorded 6 blocks, 10 rebounds, and 8 points in 34 minutes of game play.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2008
    Age 19
    Jordan was selected with the 35th overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2008 NBA draft.
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    After the season, he declared for the 2008 NBA draft.
    More Details Hide Details Prior to the draft, draftexpress.com, a third party NBA draft website, listed Jordan's strengths and weaknesses. A few strengths include "incredible physical specimen", "defensive potential", "incredible upside", and "freakish athlete". Some weaknesses include "not productive", "poor fundamentals", "mediocre footwork", and "high bust potential". The website also projected him to be picked at No. 16 by the Philadelphia 76ers. Other mock drafts had him projected to be picked at No. 10 by the New Jersey Nets or at No. 11 by the Indiana Pacers due to his attractive ability to run the floor. ESPN's Chad Ford had him going to the Memphis Grizzlies at pick No. 28 in the first round.
    He played one season of college basketball for Texas A&M University before being selected by the Clippers in the second round of the 2008 NBA draft with the 35th overall pick.
    More Details Hide Details Jordan is both a two-time All-NBA and two-time NBA All-Defensive Team member, and has twice led the league in rebounding. Jordan was born in Houston, Texas, to Kimberly and Hyland Jordan. Jordan attended Episcopal High School through his junior year. Jordan averaged 15. points, 12. rebounds and 4. blocks as a sophomore; and 16.5 points, 14. rebounds, 7. blocks as a junior. Jordan transferred to Christian Life Center Academy for his senior year, where he averaged 26.1 points, 15.2 rebounds and 8.1 blocks per game. He was a third-team Parade All-American, named to the first-team All-Greater Houston squad by the Houston Chronicle and was a two-time all-state selection. At Christian Life Center, Jordan posted a career high of 37 points in a game and also set the school record for most blocks in a game with 20.
  • 2007
    Age 18
    In the summer of 2007, Jordan played for Team USA at the 2007 Under 19 World Championships in Serbia.
    More Details Hide Details Jordan played only 9 minutes per game. The team finished 2nd with an 8–1 record. Before Jordan arrived in College Station, Aggies head basketball coach Billy Gillispie left the school to take the head coaching position at Kentucky. Jordan chose to honor his commitment to the university. Jordan started 21 of 35 games in his freshman season at Texas A&M. He averaged 20 minutes and 1.3 blocks per game. In those games, he shot a team-high of 61.7 percent in field goals, but a team-low of 43.7 percent in free throws. Most of his field goals, however, were within a few feet from the basket. He finished the season averaging 7.9 points and 6. rebounds. He made the Big 12 All-Rookie Team for his efforts.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1988
    Born
    Born on July 21, 1988.
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