LONDON — Former NBA star and World Cup medalist DeAndre “The Process” Jordan has been named the 2017 World Champions Bowling Champion of the Year, beating out a field of 16 players from 32 countries.
Jordan won the 2017 world championships by defeating a field full of 16 bowling champions, including the reigning World Champions.
The 26-year-old Jordan will face former World Champions Nick Faldo and Jason Dorman on Thursday in a rematch of the final of the 2017 championship.
Jordan will join a list of former NBA stars who have won the prestigious award, including Jason Kidd, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Chris Bosh and Dwight Howard.
The award is presented by US Bowling Association.