Height: 6-10 (208cm) Weight: 289 (131kg)
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Charlotte Bobcats)
Free Agent: PO-2015; UFA-2016
Draft Rights Trade: N/A
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
Al Jefferson News
Al Jefferson and Dirk Nowitzki have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.
Kevin Durant averaged 34.5 points per game in March.
Al Jefferson and Blake Griffin have been named the NBA Players of the Week for games played Monday, March 10, through Sunday, March 16.
Al Jefferson hopes to remain with the Bobcats for the remainder of his career.
Al Jefferson does not want to suffer another setback with his ankle injury.
Al Jefferson sprained his right ankle on Friday.
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.
Jul 04, 2013 | Marc Stein/ESPN
Al Jefferson's three-year agreement with the Bobcats includes a player option after the second season.
Al Jefferson is searching for a four-year deal starting at approximately $15 million per season.
Al Jefferson is an unrestricted free agent coming off a five-year, $65 million contract.
J.R. Smith and Al Jefferson have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.
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.
The Jazz are tied for 21st in points allowed per 100 possessions.
Mar 12, 2013 | Zach Lowe/ESPN
The Jazz remain in the playoff picture and were engaged in trade talks involving Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap.
The Spurs have been linked to trade discussions for Josh Smith and Al Jefferson.
The Suns have shown interest in Al Jefferson, Gordon Hayward and Iman Shumpert.
Al Jefferson will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason and the Jazz are unlikely to re-sign them.
The Jazz have great depth in the frontcourt with Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter.
Jan 27, 2012 | Deseret News
Al Jefferson is a game-time decision for Friday night’s game against the Mavericks.
The Jazz appear eager to build their frontcourt around the younger combination of Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors.
Jun 24, 2011 | Deseret News
Kanter joins a crowded big man rotation in Salt Lake City.
Paul Millsap spent considerable minutes at small forward after the Jazz acquired Derrick Favors.
In the four past games, Al Jefferson has issued three no-comments to reporters and also was ejected on Saturday.
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.
Al Jefferson won 15 games with Minnesota last season, but appears headed to the postseason in Utah.
Jul 13, 2010 | Press Release
Al Jefferson will replace Carlos Boozer with the Jazz.
With their trade of Al Jefferson, the Wolves no longer have a player on their roster that will make at least $5 million for the 10-11 season.
Though they lost two first round picks in the process, the Jazz have essentially traded Al Jefferson for Carlos Boozer.
Minnesota wants picks and to not take back any salary in exchange for Al Jefferson.
The Mavericks and Wolves are discussing a deal involving Al Jefferson.