We didn't get to see a full month of regular-season action in April, but we saw enough for the NBA to determine its Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month. The honors were well-deserved. Through eight games in April, Jefferson averaged a monster double-double with 24.5 points and 14.3 rebounds per contest. Show More Summary
The Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson and the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry were named Friday the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in April.
Everyone assumes that the Miami Heat will just roll through the first round of the playoffs, but there is one possible early matchup that could end up like the movie 300, with the dominant army being upended by a team that fights together,...Show More Summary
With the game tied at 93 all with two ticks on the clock, Charlotte had options. There was Al Jefferson (27 points, 15 rebounds) plus Luke Ridnour (10 points, all in the fourth) and Gary Neal (17 points). But in the end, the ball went...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson and the Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 31, through Sunday, April 6.
The Charlotte Bobcats clinched the second playoff berth in the franchise's 10-year history by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-94 on Saturday night. Al Jefferson scored 24 points, including seven in overtime, as the Bobcats overcame 44 points from Kyrie Irving. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
1. Remember those days when Charlotte only won seven games in a 66-game season? What you’re going to do is give Al Jefferson some sort of All-NBA team vote. He’s not LeBron, Durant or Blake, but if someone every deserves at least ONE MVP vote, it’s Al. The Bobcats are 38-38 following a 91-80 win over Orlando, thanks largely in part to Big Al’s 29 points and 16 rebounds.
Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson is having one of the best seasons of his career, but don't let that overshadow his most important contribution to the NBA scene: Big Al's Paint. At first glance you'd think Jefferson has a new side job on his hands, but you'd be mistaken. Show More Summary
Al Jefferson's 21.5 points and 10.4 rebounds per game along with 50.6 percent shooting, according to NBA.com, shouldn't come as much of a surprise. These numbers are slightly worse than those he posted with the Minnesota Timberwolves after being traded from Boston for Kevin Garnett. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson became the first player in franchise history to win Eastern Conference Player of the Month, this after a spectacular March in which he averaged 24.7 points and 10.6 rebounds in helping...Show More Summary
Al Jefferson isn't surprised the Bobcats are on the brink of clinching an NBA playoff spot.
It’s always fun when the NBA Conference Players of the Month (POM) offer such a compelling contrast in styles—in this case, an impossibly gifted scoring dynamo and a throwback big with vintage moves and skills to match. It was a particularly...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant were Tuesday named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in March.
The Bobcats say center Al Jefferson had seven stitches above his right eye after taking an elbow to the head.
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
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
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
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
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
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 [...]