D-Fenders Trade for Jerome Jordan
EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles D-Fenders have acquired center Jerome Jordan from the Reno Bighorns in exchange for forward Ronald Dupree and guard Orien Greene, it was announced today.
Jordan (7-0, 253lbs), selected in the 2010 NBA Draft (2nd round, 44th overall) out of Tulsa University by the Milwaukee Bucks and later acquired by the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets, has played in 21career NBA games, totaling 42 points (2.0 PPG), grabbing 27 rebounds (1.3 RPG) and blocking six shots (0.3 BPG). A 2013 NBA Development League All-Star, Jordan appeared in 24 games with the Bighorns this season, averaging 13.0 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in 30.4 minutes. The Kingston, Jamaica native, who has also suited up on assignment for the Erie BayHawks, has averaged 13.9 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in 29 career NBA D-League games.
Named to the 2009 All-Conference USA First Team and 2010 All-Conference USA Second Team, Jordan finished his career with the Tulsa Golden Hurricane as the conference’s all-time leader in blocked shots (333).
Jordan is expected to play tonight when the D-Fenders host the Idaho Stampede (NBA Affiliate: Portland Trailblazers) at 6:30 PT.