Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Mavs chasing DeAndre Jordan again, 3 years later

DeAndre Jordan Getty Images
Domingo Copeland | 01 July, 2018, 14:10

Though a long shot, the Warriors intend to explore their free agent chances with Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, who is planning on opting out of his current deal with Los Angeles.

Jordan, who has been with the Clippers his entire 10-year career, has a deadline of 8:59 PDT Friday to exercise the option of his contract that will pay him $24.1 million next season. Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, and now Jordan are all now in different cities, while in Dallas, the team is preparing for their post -irk Nowitzki reality. Instead, he's expected to remain a Maverick with the team looking to offer him a new deal, albeit a cheaper one, per Bobby Marks of ESPN via his colleague, Tim McMahon.

Just after 11 p.m. Saturday night, free agent center DeAndre Jordan made it official in the most 2018 way possible.

This is Jordan's second turn at free agency. He will make close to $24.1 million in 2018-19, the report says.

More news: Delhi: 11 members of a family found dead in Burari
More news: DHS chooses Vitiello to lead Immigration and Customs agency
More news: South Koreans express pride, heartbreak after Germany win

Three years after they almost came together, the Mavericks finally get the center they have long coveted. In 10 National Basketball Association seasons, all with the Clippers, he has career averages of 9.4 points, 10.7 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 1.7 blocks. Jordan can't officially sign a new contract until the moratorium ends next Friday, however.

An All-Star center last season, Jordan averaged 12.0 points, 15.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in his final season with the Clippers. Jordan played a franchise-record 750 games over 10 seasons with the Clippers.

While nothing is certain in free agency, Jordan joining the Mavs has felt like one of the surest things this offseason.

It is no surprise that Jordan is attempting to secure a deal with the Mavericks, but the two sides are not allowed to discuss and finalize a deal until July.

Recommended

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 reactions to LeBron James declining 2018-19 contract option Philadelphia 76ers: 3 reactions to LeBron James declining 2018-19 contract option James, who is from Akron, Ohio, can get the most lucrative package by staying in Cleveland: a five-year, $209 million contract. Hoops Hype reported several notable veterans have said privately they would be willing to play with James for the minimum.

Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders? Will Paul George make Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder title contenders? The Clippers also will soon meet with guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who played for the Lakers last season, an executive said. George was traded to the Thunder nearly a year ago after telling the Indiana Pacers he would not re-sign with them.

President Trump to Make Choice on SCOTUS Nominee on July 9 President Trump to Make Choice on SCOTUS Nominee on July 9 The Federalist Society is a nationwide organization of conservative lawyers who espouse conservative judicial philosophies. Trump said he not will push the candidates to say whether they would overturn the 1973 Roe v.

Korea 'won't be drunk with success' after beating Germany Korea 'won't be drunk with success' after beating Germany Group A: Uruguay leads with 9 points, Russian Federation comes second with 6 points while Saudi Arabia ranks third with 3 points. It was Belgium's first win over England since 1936 , and extends The Red Devils unbeaten streak to 22 matches.

Canada announces billions in retaliatory tariffs against US Canada announces billions in retaliatory tariffs against US The Trudeau government's decision to stand up to Trump with retaliatory measures has attracted wide support in Canada. Trudeau also spoke to Mexican President Enrique Pena Neito and updated him on Canada's response to the U.S tariffs.

'England have clear path to World Cup semi-finals' 'England have clear path to World Cup semi-finals' Southgate said he wanted to keep his starters - including Kane - fresh for the last-16 game against Colombia and free from injury. The organization has surprised everyone, I think it's given an incredible image of the Russian people, of Russia in general.

President Heads to ND for MAGA Rally President Heads to ND for MAGA Rally She won her first term by only about 3,000 votes, and both sides have stockpiled millions for the race. Cramer thanked Trump "for not forgetting us" and said he'll always be with "them and with you".

Sanju BEATS PK to become director Rajkumar Hirani's biggest opener Sanju BEATS PK to become director Rajkumar Hirani's biggest opener Currently, with no opposition in theatres Sanju is set to enjoy a stellar run at the box office. The movie has got positive reviews all over and the fans too are awe-struck with the movie.

Watch Nita Ambani Dancing, Shloka Mehta Touching Isha's Feet Watch Nita Ambani Dancing, Shloka Mehta Touching Isha's Feet Last night saw her wreck yet mayhem at the glitzy engagement bash of the Ambani scion, Akash Ambani to the pretty Shloka Mehta . Ranbir, on the other hand, chose a Rohit Bal ensemble - striped kurta with a white jacket.

Strawberry Moon 2018: How to See the Full Strawberry Moon This June What is a Strawberry Moon? You'll see a rare coincidence - the full " strawberry " moon and Saturn right alongside it. Some of the June full moon names are Cold Moon, Oak Moon, and Long Night's Moon, reminiscent of our names in January.

Samsung and Apple settle ongoing patent dispute from 2011 Samsung and Apple settle ongoing patent dispute from 2011 Samsung paid US$548m of the US$1.05b owed to Apple in 2015, but appealed all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the US$399m decision.

Bentley Bentayga Celebrates Pikes Peak Record With Limited Edition Model Bentley Bentayga Celebrates Pikes Peak Record With Limited Edition Model Inside the Pikes Peak Bentayga, Key Lime accents mesh with Beluga leather, Alcantara, and an Eliade cloth headliner. To celebrate the record, Bentley has announced a production run of 10 " Pikes Peak Bentayga" special editions.

Justice Kennedy announces retirement, now what? Justice Kennedy announces retirement, now what? The statement issued by the court said that Kennedy's decision was motivated by his decision to spend more time with his family. The president quickly tweeted his reaction: "Wow!" "We express no view on the soundness of the policy", Justice Roberts added.

Part One of Paul George's Three-Part ESPN Free Agency Series Part One of Paul George's Three-Part ESPN Free Agency Series The Boston Celtics , Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Clippers have reportedly made offers for Leonard. In the latest batch of Kawhi Leonard trade rumors , the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly are inquiring about acquiring Leonard.

Apple has 'higher-end' AirPods slated for 2019 Apple has 'higher-end' AirPods slated for 2019 An in-house audio product team is run by Gary Geaves, formerly an engineer from B&W, a maker of speaker systems and headphones. It's unclear exactly what the new HomePod will look like, but it's likely the Apple product that needs the most work.