Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 6/17/13
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has been a fixture in trade rumors with the Celtics. Aside from his insane athleticism and dunking ability, what do we really know about his game? On the surface, there isn’t much. He’s 24-years-old with career averages of 6.7 ppg and 6.6 rpg. We’re supposed to get excited about that? Let’s go to the Clips Nation blog and get their take on Jordan. Offense: Jordan posted a career high PER of 17.2 this season and has always been a darling of metrics like Wins Produced. He was a vastly improved scorer this season, averaging a career high 8.8 points per game. On a per 36 minute basis, his scoring average jumped to 13 after slowly declining from 10.6 to 9.7 over the first four seasons of his career. That is to say, after showing no improvement in scoring in his first four seasons, he had about a 30% increase in his fifth. He did this while leading the entire league in field goal percentage, making .643 of his shots. Sure, those are mostly dunks and putbacks — but
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