Descriptive Essay On Jordan

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As a die-hard Dallas Mavericks fan, it’s very difficult for me to like the guy I’m about to tell you all to draft. During the offseason, DeAndre Jordan committed to jump ship and leave the Los Angles Clippers to sign with the Mavs. If you haven’t been living under a rock over the last few months, you know how this story played out and why I may be a bit sour about it. Anyways, Jordan is a the Center that I suggest everyone target in the upcoming NBA fantasy drafts.

It’s strange to think that Jordan is coming into his eight NBA season for the Clippers. His first five years weren’t that impressive, but his last couple have been ultra-fantasy relevant. Over the last two seasons, Jordan has averaged 10.9 points, 14.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game. The obvious giant elephant in the room statistically is his
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After being snubbed from the All-Star game last season, he will be the starter this year. Career numbers for Jordan are coming to L.A. this year and you all will want to be on board with me. I fully expect his numbers to be at around 15 points, 17 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game. You’re not going to find a better big man with these type of fantasy projections for 2015-16.

Yes, you can go out and draft guys like Marc Gasol and DeMarcus Cousins, but they won’t be near as fun to root for as Jordan. Gasol usually is injured at least once every season and Cousins falls under the “I play for a crappy team” category for me. When I enter any of my drafts whether it be for football or basketball, I almost always grab guys who play on winning teams. This year the Clippers will be a top three team in the stacked Western Conference, hence just another reason to draft Jordan.

Believe in DeAndre this year guys, I know you’ve like him in the past, but you’ll love him even more this season. Join me and bask in fantasy glory as you ride the DeAndre Jordan train all the way to a fantasy basketball
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