Doc Rivers' son says DeAndre Jordan has no chance of winning title in Dallas

Doc Rivers' son says DeAndre Jordan has no chance of winning title in Dallas
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers, left, speaks with center DeAndre Jordan during the Clippers' season-ending loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on May 17. (Scott Halleran / Getty Images)

Free agent center DeAndre Jordan chose to leave the Clippers for the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, agreeing to an $80-million, four-year contract, with a player option after the third season.

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers' son Spencer, who plays basketball at UC Irvine, was clearly not pleased by Jordan's decision and took to Twitter to vent.

Spencer Rivers tweeted: "If true I don't see why someone signs with a team that might not make playoffs and have 0% chance of winning a championship...

"Hope he does well and of course I'm mad he left lol am I supposed to be happy..."

This past season Jordan averaged career highs in points (11.5), field-goal percentage (71%) and rebounds (15.0). He also had four 20-20 performances -- games with at least 20 points and 20 rebounds.

Jordan had spent his entire seven-season pro career with the Clippers, watching them progress from NBA laughingstock to a team on the brink of reaching the Western Conference finals this season for the first time in its 45-year existence. 

After free agency began Tuesday night, Jordan met with the Mavericks, Clippers, Lakers and New York Knicks. He apparently was impressed that he'd have a bigger role in the Mavericks' offense and that Dirk Nowitzki had come off family vacation for a meeting in L.A. with Jordan.

The 26-year-old center's decision to leave was definitely a blow to the Clippers, who have been trying to brand themselves as a destination team.

Two of Rivers' other kids weighed in on Jordan's decision to leave.

Tweeted his son Jeremiah: "Disappointed As I May Be. Can't even be Mad, DJ Gave His All To The Clippers, Good Luck In Dallas Man."

Tweeted Rivers' daughter Callie: "Doesn't make sense, had a championship team. but ALWAYS wish him the very very best."