Al Jefferson FC  #25

Current Team: Charlotte Hornets

Born: Jan 4, 1985 (30 years old)

Birthplace: Monticello, Mississippi (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-10 (208cm)     Weight: 289 (131kg)

Hand: Right



Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Charlotte Hornets)

Free Agent: PO-2015; UFA-2016

Current Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Draft Entry: 2004 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2004 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 15, Boston Celtics

Pre-Draft Team: Prentiss High School (Mississippi)

High School: Prentiss High School [Prentiss, Mississippi]

Al Jefferson News

Al Jefferson Out Minimum Of Four Weeks With Groin Strain
Al Jefferson has been diagnosed with a strain of an adductor muscle in his left groin.

RealGM Staff Report

Gordon Hayward To Visit Hornets, Could Be Recruited By Al Jefferson
Gordon Hayward is friends with Al Jefferson after their stint playing together.

Rick Bonnell/Charlotte Observer

Michael Jordan Believes Hornets, Jefferson Prove Charlotte Could Attract Superstar
The Hornets have at least $13 million in space under the salary cap.

Rick Bonnell/Charlotte Observer

LeBron, Durant, Noah, Paul, Harden Headline All-NBA Teams
Joakim Noah was named to his first All-NBA First Team.

RealGM Staff Report

Al Jefferson Misses Game 4
Al Jefferson has dealt with a plantar fascia injury.

RealGM Staff Report

Al Jefferson, Nowitzki Named NBA Players Of The Week
Al Jefferson and Dirk Nowitzki have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.

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Durant, Al Jefferson Named NBA Players Of The Month For March
Kevin Durant averaged 34.5 points per game in March.

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Al Jefferson, Blake Griffin Named NBA Players Of The Week
Al Jefferson and Blake Griffin have been named the NBA Players of the Week for games played Monday, March 10, through Sunday, March 16.

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Al Jefferson Did Not Enjoy Free Agency Process
Al Jefferson hopes to remain with the Bobcats for the remainder of his career.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Al Jefferson Hopeful To Play Monday
Al Jefferson does not want to suffer another setback with his ankle injury.

Rick Bonnell/Charlotte Observer

Al Jefferson Out Until Opener With Ankle Injury
Al Jefferson sprained his right ankle on Friday.

Charlotte Observer

Al Jefferson Hoping To Use Patrick Ewing's Coaching To Improve Defensively
Al Jefferson says one of the reasons he signed with the Bobcats in the offseason is to improve on defense under the guidance of Patrick Ewing.

Rick Bonnell/Charlotte Observer

Al Jefferson Agrees To $41M Deal With Bobcats
Al Jefferson's three-year agreement with the Bobcats includes a player option after the second season.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Al Jefferson Waiting On Mavs Before Committing To Bobcats
Al Jefferson is searching for a four-year deal starting at approximately $15 million per season.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Al Jefferson Receiving Interest From Bobcats
Al Jefferson is an unrestricted free agent coming off a five-year, $65 million contract.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

J.R. Smith, Al Jefferson Named Players Of The Week
J.R. Smith and Al Jefferson have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.

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Corbin Admits Upcoming Free Agency Impacting Jazz
Along with Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap, Mo Williams, DeMarre Carroll, Randy Foye, Earl Watson and Jamaal Tinsley all will be seeking new contracts this offseason.

Bill Oram/The Salt Lake Tribune

Lindsey: Jazz Know Defensive Lapses Must Be Fixed
The Jazz are tied for 21st in points allowed per 100 possessions.

Bill Oram/Salt Lake Tribune

Jazz Willing To Take Step Back Next Season For Better 2014 NBA Draft Pick
The Jazz remain in the playoff picture and were engaged in trade talks involving Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Source: Spurs Won't Acquire Josh Smith, Al Jefferson
The Spurs have been linked to trade discussions for Josh Smith and Al Jefferson.

Ric Bucher/Comcast

Suns Interested In Al Jefferson, Hayward, Shumpert
The Suns have shown interest in Al Jefferson, Gordon Hayward and Iman Shumpert.

Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

Report: Spurs Could Trade For Al Jefferson
Al Jefferson will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason and the Jazz are unlikely to re-sign them.

Chris Sheridan/Sheridan Hoops

Jazz See Correlation Between Bigs, Titles
The Jazz have great depth in the frontcourt with Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter.

Jody Genessy/Deseret News

Al Jefferson MRI Reveals Ankle Tendinitis
Al Jefferson is a game-time decision for Friday night’s game against the Mavericks.

Deseret News

Jazz Shopping Jefferson, Millsap
The Jazz appear eager to build their frontcourt around the younger combination of Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Jazz GM: You Can Never Have Too Many Bigs
Kanter joins a crowded big man rotation in Salt Lake City.

Deseret News

Millsap Prefers To Play Power Forward
Paul Millsap spent considerable minutes at small forward after the Jazz acquired Derrick Favors.

Jody Genessy/Deseret News

Al Jefferson Unhappy With Corbin
In the four past games, Al Jefferson has issued three no-comments to reporters and also was ejected on Saturday.

Salt Lake Tribune

Jazz Could Move Millsap To Small Forward
A front line of Paul Millsap at the 3, Derrick Favors at the 4, and Al Jefferson at the 5 could be an answer to Utah's defensive and rebounding woes.

Brian T. Smith/Salt Lake Tribune

Al Jefferson On Trade: It's Like Going From Toyota To Bentley
Al Jefferson won 15 games with Minnesota last season, but appears headed to the postseason in Utah.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

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