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DeAndre Jordan wants YOU to vote Blake Griffin and Eric Gordon into All-Star game

January 20, 2011 |  9:56 am

Jordan_400 The push to put young Clippers stars Blake Griffin and Eric Gordon on the NBA Western Conference All-Star roster now has a high-profile supporter: none other than basketball guru Gordon Limbaugh.

Don't recognize the name? Well, how about the face? No?

But take away the ridiculous blond moptop and oversized glasses and Limbaugh becomes much more familiar to Clippers fans -- he's third-year center DeAndre Jordan, starring in a Fox Sports West video looking to drum up support for Griffin and Gordon's All-Star campaigns.

In the mock political campaign clip, Jordan calls on Clipper Nation to vote "the ticket of Blake Griffin and Eric Gordon" into the All-Star game, claiming his candidates "represent a new generation of basketball superstars" and "generate hope that our greatest days as basketball fans are ahead of us."

Gordon, a third-year guard, is averaging 23.8 points a game, and Griffin, already a part of All-Star weekend as a participant in the slam-dunk contest, is scoring 22.7 points a game and had a 27-game double-double streak come to an end Wednesday.

Jordan himself is having a nice year as well, averaging 6.9 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.6 blocked shots, all career highs.

-- Chuck Schilken

Photo: DeAndre Jordan as Gordon Limbaugh. Credit: foxsportswest.com

 

 

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