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DeAndre Jordan turns down Mavericks, will stay with Clippers

DeAndre Jordan turns down Mavericks, will stay with Clippers

DeAndre Jordan has backed out of a verbal agreement with the Dallas Mavericks to remain with the Los Angeles Clippers. Jordan made the switch after a face-to-face meeting at his Houston home with a contingent of Clippers including Blake Griffin and Paul Pierce, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. They spoke on condition of anonymity because of the NBA's ban on public comments before players can sign contracts, starting at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday. The Clippers announced Jordan's deal late Wednesday night. They also sent out a tweet welcoming Jordan back to Los Angeles. "WE'RE OFFICIALLY...

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