The news was hard for Clippers center DeAndre Jordan to swallow when Coach Doc Rivers insisted the team was lackluster in rebounding last season.
That’s because Jordan was second in the NBA in rebounds at 13.8 per game.
So for Jordan, the fact that his coach wants the Clippers to improve their rebounding this season was initially a slap to the face of the 6-foot-11 center who makes his living dominating the backboards.
“They said we’ve got to rebound the ball better and I was like, ‘What? I am rebounding.’ But collectively as a team we’ve got to do a better job,” Jordan said Wednesday...