The phone calls, dinners and just general hanging out have become commonplace for
Jordan will become one of the most sought-after unrestricted free agents when the free-agency period opens Tuesday night at 9 PDT.
Jordan’s first meeting will be on Wednesday with the
Jordan will meet with the
The Clippers, who will have Coach
Jordan has gotten a call from Lakers guard
Jordan had dinner with Rivers recently in Malibu. And Rivers wasn’t alone. Actor
Jordan and teammate
The two talked, the officials said, and it was perhaps the first step in Jordan and Paul's repairing a season-long strain in their relationship.
Jordan also has recently gotten a call from New York forward
He has been hanging out with Dallas forward
Jordan, who will turn 27 on July 21, can sign a five-year maximum deal for $108 million with the Clippers. Other teams under the salary cap can offer Jordan a maximum deal of four years for $80 million, with an opt-out clause after the third season.
Jordan can also sign a two-year deal with the Clippers with a player option for after the 2016 season, giving him a starting salary of about $18.8 million for next season.
He could then sign a five-year extension with the Clippers after next season for about $143 million.