Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan had a pretty eventful summer, what with his dramatic decision to renege on a free-agent agreement to join the Dallas Mavericks and return to his colleagues in red, white, and blue. While Jordan still has to deal with several off-court issues, including his relationship with Chris Paul, it's a safe bet that a return to the court will help Jordan transition from this offseason's media circus and into a more familiar role with the Clippers. Real basketball games tend to normalize things.
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Jordan got off to a pretty good start in the Clippers' preseason opener against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night. The 27-year-old center put up 15 points (6-of-7 FG, 3-of-5 FT), 12 rebounds, and three blocks in just 26 minutes as the Clippers won 103-96. Not surprisingly, several of his buckets came via alley-oops from Chris Paul. Take a look:
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