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Big Al And The Bobcats Deserved More Than What They Got

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For a few short minutes during the Bobcats' Game 3 loss to the Miami Heat, Al Jefferson did his thing. Which is to say he stuck his ass into whatever helpless defender got himself dragged onto the left block, took a brief moment to size up the situation, and then bullied his way to the rim on the strength of one of his many unstoppable post moves. Read more...

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? Charlotte's chances at picking up a win tonight in Game 4 of the playoff series with Miami took a big hit earlier today when the Bobcats said Al Jefferson would not play. Jefferson, who leads the Bobcats in scoring (18.7 points and...Show More Summary

Clifford: Jefferson doubtful for Game 4

Al Jefferson is doubtful for Game 4 Monday night against the Miami Heat due to a lingering foot injury, according to Bobcats coach Steve Clifford.

Charlotte Bobcats Don't Expect Al Jefferson to Recover from Injury During Series

Al Jefferson is dealing with a painful foot ailment, a mildly torn plantar fascia that he suffered in Game 1 against the Miami Heat. The Charlotte Bobcats center has been a central contributor all season along, and the big question has...Show More Summary

Bobcats vs. Heat Game 3: Live Score, Highlights and Reactions

The Charlotte Bobcats want to be more than a feel-good story. With the two-time defending champion Miami Heat on the docket and leading scorer Al Jefferson limping on one leg (plantar fascia), the franchise faces an uphill climb to gain...Show More Summary

Jefferson (left foot) plans to play in Game 3

Bobcats center Al Jefferson says he'll play in Game 3 Saturday night against the Miami Heat.

Michael Jordan, Al Jefferson, And The Glorification Of Playing When You’re Injured

Is it heroic to play through injury? Or is it stupid? The post Michael Jordan, Al Jefferson, And The Glorification Of Playing When You’re Injured appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Al Jefferson's Injury Raises an Old Debate: To Play or Not to Play Through Pain

CHARLOTTE—Heard the expression mind over matter? When it comes to high-level sports, there comes a point at which athletes completely shut off their minds, because they've decided that only one thing matters. This came to mind whileShow More Summary

Charlotte Bobcats Are Wasting Al Jefferson's Best Effort vs. Miami Heat

Al Jefferson hobbled into Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena, the weight of the Charlotte Bobcats on his shoulders and a walking boot on his left foot. Immobilized by a plantar fascia injury first suffered in Sunday's series opener, the big man insisted he'd be ready for Wednesday's Game 2. Show More Summary

Josh McRoberts Says Elbow to LeBron James' Throat 'Wasn't Intentional'

MIAMI -- It's been a struggle for many Heat fans to get excited for this first round series against the Charlotte Bobcats, not only due to the absence of fear, but also of animosity. Charlotte is led by earnest Al Jefferson, who has never shown anything but respect for an opponent. Show More Summary

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

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