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DeAndre Jordan Jokes That Michael Malone Told Him He'd Start Over Nikola Jokic: "Well, He Told Me That I'm Gonna Come In And Start Over Nikola"

DeAndre Jordan might not be anywhere close to the player he once was for the Los Angeles Clippers, for whom he was an all-star and a defensive anchor, but his locker room presence is still clearly valued a lot around the league. That was evident by the Denver Nuggets signing him up on a 1-year deal in the first couple of weeks of this free agency period despite a very rough 2021-22 season during which Charles Barkley said he can't play in today's NBA anymore.
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DeAndre Jordan Discusses Nuggets Decision, Title Expectations, Jokic

In an expansive interview with Mike Singer of the Denver Post, new Nuggets reserve center DeAndre Jordan spoke about his hopes for his 2022/23 tenure in Denver. According to Jordan, a recruiting pitch from Denver forward Jeff Green – who was previously Jordan’s teammate on the Nets and Clippers – and a lengthy conversation with head coach Michael Malone helped convince the veteran center to make the leap to another contender, following a 2021/22 season split between the Lakers and Sixers. The 34-year-old, on the cusp of his 15th NBA season, inked a single-season deal with the Nuggets in the hopes of winning a title.
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Nuggets sign DeAndre Jordan

The Denver Nuggets have signed center DeAndre Jordan. Jordan’s contract is reportedly a one-year deal for the league minimum. Jordan, 6-11, 265, appeared in 48 games (20 starts) for the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers last season, averaging 4.3 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 64.3% from the field in 13.0 minutes per game. He also played in three playoff games for the Sixers (two starts), averaging 3.3 points and 2.3 rebounds in 10.3 minutes.

Why did the Denver Nuggets go after DeAndre Jordan?

The Denver Nuggets signed DeAndre Jordan to a one-year, veteran’s minimum deal, slotting him in as the primary backup behind two-time MVP Nikola Jokic. But as one of the least effective big men in recent seasons, why did they bring him in?. For the first time in the Jokic...

Nuggets to sign veteran center DeAndre Jordan

The Nuggets are signing DeAndre Jordan to back up two-time MVP Nikola Jokic at center, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic. A source tells Mike Singer of The Denver Post that Jordan will be signing a one-year contract worth the veteran’s minimum. Jordan, who will turn 34 later this...

DeAndre Jordan, Nuggets Agree To Deal

DeAndre Jordan and the Denver Nuggets have agreed to a contract. Jordan finished last season with the Philadelphia 76ers after beginning with the Los Angeles Lakers. Jordan is represented by Mike Lindeman.

DeAndre Jordan Agrees to 1-Year Deal With Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent center DeAndre Jordan according to Shams Charania. Jordan, 33, will back up NBA MVP Nikola Jokic. The 14-year veteran has averaged 9.1 points and 10.3 rebounds per game in his career. Last season, he spent time with the Lakers and 76ers. He averaged over four points and over five rebounds per game last season.

Report: Nuggets and DeAndre Jordan Agree to a Contract

According to Mike Singer of the Denver Post, and Shams Charania of the Athletic, the Nuggets and free agent DeAndre Jordan have agreed to a one year veteran minimum deal. De’Andre Jordan spent the past season with both the Lakers and the 76ers where he put up 4.3 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game in 13 minutes a game. Not the backup center that fans were expecting, nor hoping for, but DeAndre Jordan is known as a great locker room presence throughout the league. He struggled to have consistent playing time, and to be productive in his playing time last season. Maybe he can turn over a new leaf in Denver though.

DeAndre Jordan Has Agreed To A Deal With The Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets weren’t expected to be big players in free agency, as their main focus this offseason was locking up Nikola Jokic on a supermax extension, getting Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. back on the court, and upgrading their roster via trades, which they felt they did by sending Monte Morris and Will Barton to Washington for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith.

Philadelphia 76ers: Oh no, Denver “stole” DeAndre Jordan in free agency

Though they don’t play in the same conference, the rivalry between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets is strong. Each team’s fans slander the other’s superstar center with admirable consistency, for reasons both justified and maybe not so much, and when the duo face off twice yearly, it’s a marquee event worthy of an “upgrade” to ESPN or even ABC should it fall on a weekend.

Denver Nuggets to sign backup center DeAndre Jordan to one-year deal

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Denver Nuggets are signing backup center DeAndre Jordan to a one-year contract. DeAndre Jordan, the 14-year veteran who last played for the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers last season, will sign a one-year minimum contract as confirmed by Mike Singer of The Denver Post.

Former 76ers centre DeAndre Jordan joining Nuggets in free agency

Former Philadelphia 76ers big man DeAndre Jordan is joining the Denver Nuggets as a free agent, sources tell The Athletic's Shams Charania. Jordan has played with six teams in his career, playing for the majority with the Los Angeles Clippers where he spent 10 seasons. Afterwards, Jordan player with the Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and 76ers for one season and spent two seasons with the Brooklyn Nets.
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Denver Nuggets free agency updates: Jokic agrees to supermax, DeAndre Jordan joins squad

DENVER • Nikola Jokic isn't going anywhere, and he's got a new back up in town. Jokic will sign a five-year supermax extension worth $264 million, Shams Charania first reported in the opening minutes of free agency Thursday. The Gazette confirmed the news and the addition of veteran center DeAndre Jordan.
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Nuggets' DeAndre Jordan: Joining Nuggets

Jordan and the Nuggets agreed to a contract Thursday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. Jordan has been bouncing around the league lately, playing for Dallas, New York, Brooklyn, the Lakers and Philadelphia over the past four seasons. Now, he'll have a chance to be Nikola Jokic's direct backup. Last season, between the Lakers and 76ers, the veteran averaged 4.3 points and 5.5 rebounds in 13.0 minutes.