Even amongst giants, Al Jefferson’s size stands out. At six-feet ten-inches tall, he towers three inches higher than the average NBA player, and at 289 pounds, he’s often the heaviest man on the floor. Yep, Al Jefferson is pretty damn big, and the same can be said for a lot of his material possessions. Having earned over $70 million dollars in salary (including what he is owed through the end of this season), Jefferson can afford such extravagances as humongous rims, massive beds, and gargantuan diamond earrings that would make your favorite rapper jealous.
Exactly how big are Jefferson’s earrings, you wonder? While only Al and his jeweler know for sure, I think I’ve come up with a reasonable estimate. Using the screen cap above, I’ve concluded that Jefferson’s ear is five to six times as tall as the diamond. Based on the proportions of my own ear, I’m estimating that Al Jefferson’s ear is at least three inches tall. That would give the diamond an approximate diameter of 14 mil