Clippers core DeAndre Jordan’s name has been during a core of intensity trade talks involving a Mavericks but he might not be a answer to branch around Dallas, during slightest according to Shaquille O’Neal.
“He could assistance them, though we don’t consider it’ll get Dallas behind to where they used to be very, unequivocally prominent, winning championships,” O’Neal pronounced Thursday in an talk with 105.3 The Fan’s Shan and RJ show (via SportsDay).
“It’s not a big-guy joining anymore, and DeAndre Jordan is flattering most only a shot blocker. You unequivocally can’t chuck a round to him in a post and have him get we large numbers each night. Plus a guys he’s going to be personification opposite are going to be sharpened jumpers.”
ESPN reported Thursday that a Mavericks have done Jordan their primary aim as giveaway group nears, though he has to confirm either he will opt into a final year of his agreement with a Clippers by 11:59 p.m. ET Friday. It’s probable he could collect adult his $24.1 million actor choice for a 2018-19 deteriorate in an bid to promote a trade.
“Free group has always been enigmatic. Guys are going to make decisions that are best for them and their family. we only wish that they keep a rival spirit,” O’Neal added.
Jordan has spent all 10 of his NBA seasons with a Clippers, averaging 12 points and 15.2 rebounds per diversion in 2017-18.