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DeAndre Jordan Receives Dunk Contest Invite

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The NBA approached Clippers center DeAndre Jordan Friday night about being being in the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest in New Orleans next month. However, Jordan hasn’t commit just yet….the 7 footer said he has hopes of making the All-Star game before he decides. Jordan’s chances to get selected as a front court player in the West are looking slim, as of now we don’t know if Jordan will accept the dunk contest invite if he isn’t an All-Star.

As per LA Times:

DeAndre Jordan wants to be in the All-Star game as a participant, not just as a dunker.

So when NBA officials approached the Clippers’ center before Friday’s game about being in the dunk contest, Jordan told them what his true wish was.

“I just told them I wanted to see what happens,” Jordan said. “I’m not trying to disrespect them. But I want to be in the All-Star game as a player and not just as a dunker.”

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