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How Far Can Al Jefferson Carry the Charlotte Bobcats?

Al Jefferson has already completed the Herculean task of hauling the Charlotte Bobcats out of NBA purgatory and into the promised land of playoff contention. So it's hardly fair to ask any more of the 29-year-old post-up savant. That's...Show More Summary

Paul Pierce Says 'No One on the Planet Can Guard' Charlotte's Al Jefferson

The Brooklyn Nets came into Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats as the hottest team in the Eastern Conference, having won 10 of their last 13 and 27 of their last 38. But even the Nets couldn't handle the Bobcats and their star big man, Al Jefferson. Show More Summary

Are the Utah Jazz Bigs Still on Track for Stardom?

When the Utah Jazz allowed Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap to walk in free agency last summer, it was expected that backups Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter would break out. Each of the younger bigs is a former No. 3 pick: Favors in 2010, Kanter in 2011. Show More Summary

Big Al Jefferson Proving He's Worth Every Penny for Charlotte Bobcats

Overlooking Al Jefferson and the Charlotte Bobcats is no longer an option. Skeptics—yours truly included—came out in full force this past summer after Michael Jordan's 'Cats handed three years and $40.5 million to Big Al. His arrival made sense, yet incited confusion. Show More Summary

Al Jefferson Leads Bobcats' Rout of Portland with Michael Jordan Next to Bench

With the Charlotte Bobcats mired in a two-game losing streak and with an Eastern Conference playoff spot not quite yet sewn up, the team needed a big performance from center Al Jefferson on Saturday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. If the big man needed some inspiration, he needed look no further than the first row. Show More Summary

Bobcats beat Trail Blazers by 30 points

After two disappointing losses, the Charlotte Bobcats bounced back in a big way. Al Jefferson scored 28 points and two others finished with more than 20 as the Bobcats routed the Portland Trail Blazers 124-94 on Saturday night. Kemba Walker added 26 and Gerald Henderson 23 for Charlotte, which posted season bests in points and margin of [...]

Bobcats' Jefferson, Clippers' Griffin names Players of the Week

The Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 10, through Sunday, March 16.

Michael Jordan -- Could Still 'Embarrass' NBA Players ... Says Al Jefferson

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

51-year-old Michael Jordan could still DESTROY some NBA players... despite the fact he hasn't played in the league in more than a decade... so says Charlotte Bobcats big man Al Jeffries. Now that Al plays for MJ's team... we had to ...

Al Jefferson Dominates the Pacers With 34 Points (VIDEO)

The post Al Jefferson Dominates the Pacers With 34 Points (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Al Jefferson scores 34, Bobcats beat Pacers

10 months agoBasketball / NBA : InsideHoops.com

Al Jefferson had a pretty good inkling it was Charlotte’s night when he banked in a 31-footer from well beyond the top of the key to beat the shot clock midway through the fourth quarter. “I didn’t call the bank, but I trusted my right hand,” Jefferson said with a laugh. Jefferson scored 34 points and the [...]

Is Al Jefferson Having the Best NBA Season That No One Is Talking About?

Watching Al Jefferson methodically maneuver his 6'10", 289-pound frame on the low block is like getting a free NBA history lessen. Players like him are no longer supposed to exist. He's a bruiser in a league that has outlawed bullying,...Show More Summary

Grading Steve Clifford's Season for the Charlotte Bobcats so Far

Steve Clifford has been the biggest reason for the Charlotte Bobcats' unexpected turnaround in the 2013-14 NBA season. Al Jefferson may have been the big free agent pickup, but Clifford has brought a tenacity and a consistently positive...Show More Summary

Searching for Positives in Tough Utah Jazz Season

A record of 19-33 isn't good. In fact, it's bad. But for the rebuilding Utah Jazz, focusing on the wins and losses is shortsighted. This was always supposed to be a tough season. We knew as much when the team let Al Jefferson and Paul...Show More Summary

Why Trey Burke Has Been the Utah Jazz's MVP Thus Far

When the Utah Jazz let both Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap walk this past offseason, it was clear that the rebuilding process in Salt Lake City had begun. First task at hand: Find a solid player in the draft to build around. So far this...Show More Summary

Grading Every Key Utah Jazz Player Heading into NBA All-Star Break

Assigning grades to the players on a rebuilding team is something that has to be done on a curve. Such is the case for the Utah Jazz and the crop of young talent that took over when Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap were allowed to walk in free agency. Five of Utah's top seven players in average minutes played are under the age of 24. Show More Summary

Can Al Jefferson Alone Reverse Charlotte Bobcats Losing Culture for Good?

The Charlotte Bobcats have been associated with losing and just about nothing else over the last few years, but that's starting to change. Al Jefferson is behind the push, as he continues to dominate on offense while steering the 'Cats into one of the eight coveted playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. Show More Summary

Major Takeaways from the Los Angeles Lakers Loss to the Charlotte Bobcats

The Charlotte Bobcats showed their claws and took a big swipe at the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, coming away with a 110-100 victory and a big chunk of the Lakers' dwindling ego. Led by center Al Jefferson (40 points, 18 rebounds)...Show More Summary

Even Al Jefferson Exposes Suddenly Starless Los Angeles Lakers

If the Los Angeles Lakers haven't hit rock bottom yet, they sure are getting close. Six losses in a row and 18 in their past 21 outings would be sorry-enough indicators on their own. Throw in a 110-100 home loss to the Charlotte Bobcats...Show More Summary

Lakers are mauled by a big 'Cat

Center Al Jefferson has 40 points and 18 rebounds to lead a Charlotte crew that includes four L.A. castoffs to a 110-100 victory. The Lakers played against a bunch of guys who used to be on their team, and the result was like everything else this season.

Does Al Jefferson Deserve to Make the NBA All-Star Team?

Al Jefferson is arguably the best low-post scorer in the NBA. He is one of the game's most consistent big men and has a history of carrying unimpressive rosters to respectable records. Yet, the 29-year-old center has never made an All-Star team. There are reasons for this. Show More Summary

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