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Al Jefferson and Bobcats Earn League-Wide Respect Despite Game 2 Loss to Heat

MIAMI — Four seats from where the media gathered, an old basketball warrior sat stoically, only occasionally looking up from his phone to survey the scene. So many of Patrick Ewing's battles occurred in this city, and some occurred in...Show More Summary

Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Wednesday

? Bobcats center Al Jefferson is expected to play despite dealing with a strained left plantar fascia. Jefferson wore a protective boot before the morning shootaround. The training staff has kept him off his feet since Sunday's Game 1 loss.

Bobcats' Jefferson to start despite sore foot

Al Jefferson is in Charlotte's starting lineup for Game 2 of the Bobcats' Eastern Conference first-round series against the Miami Heat.

Jefferson still in walking boot, plans to play in Game 2

Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series.

Bobcats vs. Heat, NBA playoffs 2014: Game time, TV schedule and more

The Charlotte Bobcats hope to even their series with the Miami Heat at a game apiece, and they'll do so hoping Al Jefferson can play through injury. There won't be moral victories for the Charlotte Bobcats after falling to the Miami Heat in Game 1 of their first-round series, not with center Al Jefferson injuring his foot. Show More Summary

Bobcats' Jefferson in walking boot but not ruled out

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says Al Jefferson's left foot remains in a walking boot and the team's star center is "day-to-day" for Wednesday night's playoff game against the Miami Heat.

Al Jefferson Aggravated Plantar Fascia Strain in Game 1

The post Al Jefferson Aggravated Plantar Fascia Strain in Game 1 appeared first on SLAMonline.

Al Jefferson Needed Two Injections to Finish Game vs. Heat

Al Jefferson and the Charlotte Bobcats are in trouble. At least one key player always gets injured during the first week of the NBA playoffs. It’s like a postseason rite of passage. A very, very unfortunate rite of passage. This past weekend was no different. We saw Tim Duncan give the San Antonio Spurs a […]

Al Jefferson will play despite 'feeling a rip' in injured foot

Jefferson aggravated his plantar fasciitis during Sunday's matchup with the Miami Heat. .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage { display: block; width: 100%; } .m-sbnation-2014-nba-playoff-coverage img { max-width: 100%; } Charlotte might...Show More Summary

What Charlotte Bobcats Need from Al Jefferson in NBA Playoffs

The Charlotte Bobcats put up a fight in Game 1 of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, but they were dealt a big blow early in the first half when star center Al Jefferson went down with a plantar fascia injury. Charlotte...Show More Summary

Al Jefferson Injury: Updates on Bobcats Star's Foot and Return

Talk about adding insult to injury. Sunday's loss for the Charlotte Bobcats to the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat was one thing, but they did so with a hobbled Al Jefferson. The Bobcats' leading scorer and rebounder on the...Show More Summary

Stephen Curry and Al Jefferson Named NBA Players of the Month for April

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

Bobcats' Jefferson, Warriors' Curry named April's top players

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.

How Al Jefferson Became a Beast in the East with an Assist from Patrick Ewing

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

Jefferson, Nowitzki named Players of the Week

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.

Charlotte Bobcats vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 4/5/14: Video Highlights and Recap

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

Al Jefferson Has Quirky New Website About Painting, Awards and Being 'Big Al'

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 Under-the-Radar Defense Deserves More Attention

Al Jefferson's 21.5 points and 10.4 rebounds per game along with 50.6 percent shooting, according to, 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

Charlotte Bobcats Proving It's Not Always Best to Rebuild Through Draft Alone

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

Jefferson key in changing Bobcats' attitude, culture

Al Jefferson isn't surprised the Bobcats are on the brink of clinching an NBA playoff spot.

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