When it comes to his NBA future, DeAndre Jordan says "friendships" could be a major factor -- which is why his BFF relationship with Blake Griffin is HUUUUUGE!!!
DeAndre just got back from a guys trip to Mexico with BG -- and made it very clear that he and Blake are super tight on and off the court.
So, with rumors swirling that DeAndre could be looking to move on from Lob City ... we asked, "Would friendship help influence a player to stay on a team?"
Check out his answer ... and try to figure out if he's referring to Blake ... or Chris Paul.