DeAndre Jordan Success Story

Full Name : Hyland DeAndre Jordan
Born : 21st- Jul - 1988
Birth Place : Houston
Texas
Country : USA
Occupation : Basketball player
Industry : Sports

DeAndre Jordan is a famous pro basketball player from America. At present, he plays for Los Angeles Clippers of NBA circuit, in the Center position. DeAndre is also regarded as “iron man” in the national Basketball Association scene given his outstanding physical endurance 

Childhood:

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Hyland DeAndre Jordan was born on 21st July, 1988, to Kimberley & Hyland Jordan in Houston. He had his schooling from Episcopal High School & later on from Christian Life Center Academy. Jordan was a 2-time all-state selection & at his senior school Christian Life Center, he came up with a career high of thirty-seven points in a match & also created a school record.

Early career:

Post high school, Jordan was signed by Florida State, Florida, Texas, Kentucky, Indiana, LSU, Texas A&M & others. In 2007, he was selected by Team USA for U-19 Worlds 2007. His college career started with Texas A&M where he participated in 21 matches within 2007-2008. He finished his college career averaging 6.0 rebounds and 7.9 points. 

Career:

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DeAndre was inducted into NBA Draft 2008 that led him to his deal with Los Angeles Clippers. In his first game with Clippers, Jordan recorded 10 rebounds, 6 blocks & 8 points within 34 minutes. In a match against Los Angeles Lakers in 2009, he recorded career-high twenty-three points. It included 10 dunks that had been achieved by just 2 other players before him in the last ten NBA seasons.

Although Jordan shifted to Golden State Warriors in 2011 December yet the very next Clippers brought him back with a whopping offer matching with that of Warriors. In February 2015, he recorded 22 points & a career-high twenty-seven rebounds in a victory over Dallas Mavericks. In May, he was named to All NBA 3rd team. He again wanted to shift to another team (Dallas Mavericks) in July 2015 but then once more the Clippers personnel managed to convince him to stay back with them. 

Career highlights:

He is the 1st NBA player who holds minimum 25 points, 4 blocked shots & 18 rebounds in playoff match since Duncan (Tim) in 2008. Jordan is also the 5th player in whole NBA history who averaged at minimum ten points, 1 steal, 15 rebounds & 2 blocks in regular season.

Personal Life:

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DeAndre Jordan is supposedly romantically engaged with model Amber Alvarez. He is a devout Christian.DeAndre Jordan is undoubtedly one of the best basketballs in the NBA history. The veteran center is revered for his amazing physical strength and he is quite a figure to look up to among his peers and junior mates. Jordan’s incredible pace, nimble footwork and excellent hands have been two major factors behind his stellar success on the court.

Awards

2015
All-NBA 3rd Team Award
2015
Jordan is the proud recipient of All-NBA 3rd Team award (2015), NBA All-Defensive First Team award
2008
Jordan is the proud recipient of All-NBA 3rd Team award (2015), NBA All-Defensive First Team award
2007
Honor of Third Team Parade All-American

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