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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

Al Jefferson Pays Respect to 'Champs' in Person After Miami Heat Prevail

Al Jefferson isn't a sore loser. When his Charlotte Bobcats lose to the Miami Heat, he's actually a kind, respectful, pleasantly jealous loser. At least that's how it appears after ESPN's Michael Wallace tells us Jefferson paid homage...Show More Summary

Stat Line of the Night — 1/14/2014 — Al Jefferson

8 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

The New York Knicks entered Tuesday with a five-game winning streak in tact, but they would run into a big problem against Big Al Jefferson and the Charlotte Bobcats. Big Al led all scorers on the evening with 35 points, and he would add eight rebounds, two assists, one steal, and one block, as the […]

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Charlotte Bobcats 12/23/13: Video Highlights and Recap

O.J. Mayo and the Milwaukee Bucks looked to earn their second straight victory on Monday night, no small feat for them this season, but needed to figure out the inside-out game of Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker to do it. Read more NBA news on

Enes Kanter's friendly letter for Al Jefferson

What are friends for if not to make fun of your $23,000 bed? The Utah Jazz are in Charlotte to face the Bobcats and former Jazz big man Al Jefferson found a nice letter left behind by his former frontcourt mate Enes Kanter. Via David...Show More Summary

Enes Kanter Leaves Note for Al Jefferson in Bobcats Locker Room

Charlotte center Al Jefferson will face his former team, the Utah Jazz, on Saturday night for the first time since joining the Bobcats in the offseason. He received this note from Jazz center Enes Kanter in the Bobcats locker room. The...Show More Summary

Charlotte Bobcats vs. Detroit Pistons 12/20/13: Video Highlights and Recap

In a battle that featured some of the more talented big men in the league, Al Jefferson and the Charlotte Bobcats traveled to Detroit Friday night to battle Andre Drummond and the Pistons. Read more NBA news on

Q&A: Al Jefferson on the competent Charlotte Bobcats

At 12-14, the Bobcats aren't the laughingstock they once were. Al Jefferson is a big reason why. TORONTO -- The Charlotte Bobcats were down 16 in the second half on the second night of a back-to-back on Wednesday. They could have given up. Show More Summary

Al Jefferson's Hook Shot Lands on Top of the Backboard

Charlotte Bobcats big man Al Jefferson is known for his tissue-soft touch around the basket, but that skill wasn't on display when he lofted a hook shot that hit the top of the backboard against the Sacramento Kings Tuesday. The 28-year-old entered the night averaging 15.4 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. Show More Summary

Early Results from Cody Zeller's Rookie Season Are Frustrating

It hasn't been a stout start to Cody Zeller 's early NBA career with the Charlotte Bobcats. After initially being projected to start with Al Jefferson to form a fearsome inside-outside duo, Zeller has been less than impressive, being...Show More Summary

Jefferson back for Bobcats; Bledsoe out for Suns

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says center Al Jefferson will return to the starting lineup Friday night against the Phoenix Suns after missing the last four games with an ankle injury.

Initial Report Card Grades for Every Key Charlotte Bobcats Player

Under head coach Steve Clifford and an energized Kemba Walker, the Charlotte Bobcats have been one of the surprise teams early in the season. They've presented a strong defensive effort on a nightly basis, while center Al Jefferson has...Show More Summary

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