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DeAndre Jordan
C - 6'11, 265lbs - 35 years old - 15 years of NBA experience
Denver Nuggets - Signed as a free agent in July 2022
  • Birthdate: 07/21/1988
  • Drafted (NBA): 35th pick, 2008
  • Pre-draft team: Texas A&M
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Left
  • Agent: Jeff Schwartz (Excel Sports Management)
2008 NBA DraftNBADrafted 35th overall by L.A. Clippers.
14th July, 2009NBASigned a partially guaranteed three year contract with L.A. Clippers, for $550,000 in the first season and the final two seasons at the minimum salary.
11th December, 2011NBASigned a four year, $43,039,054 offer sheet with Golden State.
13th December, 2011NBAL.A. Clippers matched Golden State's offer sheet.
9th July, 2015NBARe-signed by L.A. Clippers to a four year, $87,616,050 contract. Included player option for 2018/19.
29th June, 2018NBADeclined 2018/19 player option.
6th July, 2018NBASigned a one year, $22,897,200 contract with Dallas.
31st January, 2019NBATraded by Dallas, along with Wes Matthews, Dennis Smith Jr, a 2021 first round pick and a 2023 first round pick, to New York in exchange for Kristaps Porzingis, Courtney Lee, Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr.
Career Moves
2007 - 2008Texas A&M (NCAA)
June 2008 - June 2018L.A. Clippers (NBA)
July 2018 - January 2019Dallas Mavericks (NBA)
January 2019 - presentNew York Knicks (NBA)
Articles about DeAndre Jordan

June 29, 2017

DeAndre Jordan
C, 6’11, 265lbs, 28 years old, 9 years of experience

Consistently healthy, consistently productive, and consistently plays within his limitations. Even slightly improved his weaker areas - showed slightly more poise in his post touch, had a career-high assist rate (albeit still low), and shot the second best he ever has from the free throw line. He is a star role player, and a role playing star. Needs to develop further offensively - 15% more on that free throw stroke, a willingness to go to the post and use his hooks, less wild kick-out passes - to compliment his pick-and-roll effectiveness. Also needs help defensively so that he is not having to track both halves of a pick-and-roll at once too often.

Player Plan: One guaranteed year at $22,642,350, then one player option year at $24,119,025. No reason to look for a trade despite expensive overall payroll.

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July 8, 2010

Additionally, Jordan's salary is unguarant eed; waiving him opens up another $380,785 in cap room after being charged another cap hold. That would boost their amount of cap room to $17,974,712. It's something to consider, but it's overkill.

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