Al Jefferson FC  #25

Current Team: Indiana Pacers

Born: Jan 4, 1985 (33 years old)

Birthplace: Monticello, Mississippi (United States)

Nationality: United States

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

Hand: Right



Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Indiana Pacers)

Free Agent: UFA-2019

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 Agrees To Three-Year, $30M Deal With Pacers
Al Jefferson signed a three-year, $41 million deal with the Hornets.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Al Jefferson Would Like To End Career With Hornets
Al Jefferson is one of the many free agents of the Hornets this offseason.

Rod Boone/Charlotte Observer

Hornets Offered Al Jefferson, Spencer Hawes To Rockets For Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard's agent, Dan Fegan, and the Rockets are working on a trade before the deadline.

Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Al Jefferson Undergoes Surgery To Repair Tear In Lateral Meniscus
Al Jefferson had just returned to the Hornets' lineup after missing 11 games.

Associated Press

Al Jefferson Suspended Five Games For Drug Violation
Al Jefferson has received a five-game suspension for violating the NBA's Anti-Drug Program.

RealGM Staff Report

Al Jefferson Out 2-3 Weeks With Strained Left Calf
Al Jefferson is averaging 13.7 points in 26.2 minutes per game this season.

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Al Jefferson Won't Opt For Free Agency
Al Jefferson said in April after the Hornets missed the postseason that he was unlikely to opt out, citing "unfinished business" in Charlotte.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Al Jefferson Plans To Exercise $13.5M Option For Next Season
Al Jefferson finished the season averaging 16.6 points and 8.4 rebounds and shooting 48 percent from the field.

Rick Bonnell/Charlotte Observer

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.

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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.

RealGM Staff Report

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

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