There are not many knocks that can be made against the Boston Celtics as a franchise, but the one criticism that holds true over history is that the team has rarely, if ever, been a major player in free agency. The C's have had moreShow More Summary
Al Jefferson will hit free agency this offseason, and the somewhat unsung talent has frontcourt-hungry teams licking their chops. Though he has never made an All-Star team, Jefferson has averaged 16.4 points on 50 percent shooting and nine rebounds per game in his nine-year career. Show More Summary
Al Copeland, with rally flag and speedboat, at center. Officials in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, are expected to vote tonight on the style and type of monument the family of the Popeyes chicken chain founder Al Copeland will get to build in Lafreniere Park. Show More Summary
Pau Gasol might have expected a little help from his little brother Marc Gasol against Utah's red hot Al Jefferson to get the Lakers into the playoffs Wednesday night. Instead, Jefferson dominated with 22 points and 16 rebounds to only...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: If it was Al Jefferson's final home game in a Utah Jazz uniform, he sent fans away with something to remember.
Former Timberwolves player Al Jefferson set a career high with 40 points and saved the Utah Jazz’s season when he fought through a double team by Ricky Rubio Greg Stiemsma, and pulled up to hit a jumper with one second on the shot clock and 40 seconds on the game clock to give Utah a 101-98 lead. Show More Summary
On Thursday, local Kentucky website WFPL reported that Jacob Conway, a member of the Jefferson County Democratic Party executive committee had ratted out Progress Kentucky founders and leaders Shawn Reilly and Curtis Morrison for allegedly...Show More Summary
Paul Millsap, Al Jefferson and the upcoming Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter combine to form one of the most prominent, deep frontcourt rotations in the NBA. Although Millsap and Jefferson are the two most recognizable names on the roster, neither of them will be as important as the young Gordon Hayward if the Utah Jazz creep into the playoffs. Show More Summary
The New York Knicks' J.R. Smith and the Utah Jazz's Al Jefferson on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 25 through Sunday, March 31.
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Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson is back in the lineup after missing three games with a sprained left ankle.
The Utah Jazz's two starting big men—Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson—were forced on the sidelines due to ankle injuries. That allowed Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter the opportunity to step into the spotlight. Millsap has returned fromShow More Summary
Utah Jazz starting center Al Jefferson will miss his third straight game because of a sprained left ankle.
When the Utah Jazz finally get healthy, coach Tyrone Corbin might have another player to consider for his big-man rotation. Jeremy Evans has been the odd man out this season, playing behind Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter. With Jefferson and Millsap injured, however, Evans played the best game of his three-year career Saturday [...]
Currently, both Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap are nursing their respective ankle injuries and are still out of the lineup for the time being. With the Utah Jazz's starting big men and two best players out of the starting lineup, it's...Show More Summary
Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap missed Utah's game against Charlotte on Friday because of sprained left ankles.
It's safe to say the entire league assumed the Utah Jazz would trade either Al Jefferson or Paul Millsap or both. Surprisingly, they moved neither player while young talent remains untapped on the bench. One such prospect is Derrick Favors. Show More Summary
The quiet passing of the trade deadline in Salt Lake City means the Utah Jazz management have settled for a short playoff run, and risk losing both Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson without anything to show for it this summer. How can I be so certain the Jazz's playoff hopes look dim? Look at the point guard production, or lack thereof. Show More Summary
The trade deadline came and went without any trace of activity from the Utah Jazz despite suspicions either Paul Millsap or Al Jefferson would get moved. The two veteran big men are on expiring contracts, and are considered by many to be surplus talent. Show More Summary