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January 19, 2015 Updates

DeAndre Jordan: A dude w/ a ponytail! Smh! “@Blake Griffin: Just want to give a shoutout to @Spencer Hawes for dunking on @DeAndre Jordan today. Welcome. Twitter @deandrejordan6

January 16, 2015 Updates

A lot of guys try to downplay the weather factor. Are they fronting? DeAndre Jordan: I think so. I don’t want to be freezing every day. But if the team is great, then you have to make a choice. And they have heaters. I play for a great coach, a great point guard here, a great forward. You definitely look at things like that. The group of guys you have, you want to be able to be around when you’re not at practice and not at the games. You want to be around a lot of guys who have high character and are on the team for the same reasons. Sports Illustrated

How do you respond to outsiders who might look at the defensive numbers and the standings and wonder whether there’s something wrong? DeAndre Jordan: I hit them with the Aaron Rodgers. We can’t let people outside our core group of guys, our team, our coaches, anybody in that gym with us every day helping us become a better basketball club, we can’t listen to what outsiders say. Once you start doing that, you start thinking, "Is there something wrong with our team? Am I not getting the ball enough?" It just creates a cancer. Sports Illustrated

Hasn’t the world waited long enough for DeAndre Jordan in the Dunk Contest? DeAndre Jordan: I always think about the Dunk Contest. I want to be a Dunk Contest champion sometime in my career. But I’ve always told myself that I don’t want to do it until I am an All-Star. No disrespect to the Dunk Contest, that’s just a personal goal I set for myself. My family, my brothers have all told me, "You need to do it. It would be fun. You would win it." It’s just something about that deal I made with myself. If that time happens, I’m in. Sports Illustrated

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The second All-Star fan voting figures were recently released, and DeAndre Jordan remained in 12th place among frontcourt players with 58,200 votes. Before Sunday's practice, the Clippers' center acknowledged that he's not pleased. "If I'm 12th in the frontcourt in the West, I wonder what I'd be in centers if we still had that," Jordan said. Los Angeles Times

When Jordan was asked about that change, he said he was not a fan. "Absolutely not," he said. Jordan leads the league in rebounding with 13.6 a game, is third in the league in blocked shots with 2.3 a game, and is sixth in the league in field-goal percentage, averaging 9.2 points a game on 70.5% shooting. "I just wish that when they called my name for the starting lineups, they would say starting at forward instead of center," Jordan deadpanned. Los Angeles Times

December 29, 2014 Updates

Wanna see DeAndre Jordan call out Glen "Big Baby" Davis for making him spend $1.99 to buy a copy of his 2012 rap single? Good ... 'cause this is pretty hilarious. Jordan was leaving Warwick nightclub in L.A. this weekend -- when he actually called "BS" on his L.A. Clippers teammate for making him spend nearly TWO DOLLARS to own a copy of "Big Baby Turn It Up." "It's a recession out here and I have to pay $1.99 for a song??" TMZ.com

December 20, 2014 Updates

Whether it was Doc Rivers, Chris Paul, Matt Barnes or DeAndre Jordan, the talk was about the officiating and how the Clippers felt like it was 5-on-8 at times. “It’s getting out of control, man,” Barnes said. “Some of the techs we got tonight were … I mean, we’ve got to do a better job of watching ourself, but I got a tech for saying, ‘He’s not shooting the ball.’ (Hedo Turkoglu) got a tech for saying, ‘That’s not a foul.’ I mean, this is just getting out of control, man. “They’re just whistle-happy.” Orange County Register

November 16, 2014 Updates

Jordan finished with 18 rebounds and seven blocked shots to go with his 12 points on four-for-four shooting. "I thought he was the star of the game," Rivers said. "I thought DJ not only gets the boards, he changed shots, he was everywhere. His energy tonight was amazing. He was a one-man wrecking crew." Rivers said it felt as though Jordan had 30 blocked shots. "Even the ones he didn't block, he changed," Rivers said. "I mean, they were throwing things all over the place because of him. I thought -- and he's been good all year defensively -- but I thought this was a Picasso." Los Angeles Times

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