Here’s the Dallas Morning News reporting on new Mavericks center DeAndre Jordan. The former Clipper is an interesting addition to the Mavs, who are rebuilding yet are giving Jordan big money to help boost their win total for one season. Whether he’ll be on the team beyond 2018-19 remains to be seen:

The Mavericks were challenged in the rebounding department, so having Jordan should immediately help that shortcoming. He also will help their offensive efficiency as he’s led the league in effective field-goal percentage five times in the last six seasons. It’ll come down to how well Jordan and Dennis Smith Jr. mesh in the pick and roll, which figures to be an even bigger part of the Mavericks’ system this year. Luka Doncic working with Jordan is intriguing, too. And you might even see the high-low post of Dirk Nowitzki and Jordan. The bottom line is that having Jordan opens up a whole new array of options for coach Rick Carlisle.

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