Born in Houston, Texas, DeAndre Jordan has been a force on the basketball court since he was in high school. Jordan was the second ranked center recruit in the United States before committing to attend Texas A&M University. Jordan played one season at A&M before making the leap to the NBA Draft where he was picked in the second round. Though he has never made an All-Star team, Jordan was twice named an All-NBA player. Known for his high-flying dunks and presence in the paint, Jordan will provide Team USA defense and athleticism at center.
Date of Birth: 07/21/1988
First Olympics: 2016, Rio