Dallas Mavericks free agent acquisition DeAndre Jordan is hard at work this summer on his troublesome free-throw shooting, taking instruction from former NBA head coach and LA Clippers assistant John Lucas.

The big fella apparently drained 1,000 attempts Tuesday.

Jordan is a 39.7 percent career shooter from the charity stripe, and unless his offseason shooting improves, Mavs opponents will undoubtedly continue to hack him.

Per the Dallas Morning News:

It’s an area of Jordan’s game that, to be frank, needs work. Fortunately for Mavs fans, the center appears to realize that.

 

Lucas tweeted a pair of photos of the Mavericks center, claiming the big man just hit free throw No. 1,000 of the day.

 

We’re not sure whether Jordan actually nailed that many free throws in one workout, but just being on the court this early in the offseason can’t be a bad sign for Mavs fans.