Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/19/14
The Charlotte Bobcats were without Al Jefferson for the fifth time in six games last night in a 101-91 loss to the New York Knicks.  He has been battling ankle problems since October 11 and they are still keeping him from playing. As tweeted by Rick Bonnell yesterday morning, Bobcats associate head coach Patrick Ewing said Al Jefferson will not play tonight. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) November 8, 2013 Bismack Biyombo started in place of Jefferson and scored only 3 points, but tied for a game high 11 rebounds.  Rookie Cody Zeller backed up Biyombo and added only 3 points and 2 rebounds in 23 minutes. Bismack Biyombo will likely remain in the starting lineup, with Jefferson trying to return Monday against the Hawks. Jefferson scored 13 points on only 6 for 19 shooting in his only game this season.  Last season he averaged 17.8 points and 9.2 rebounds for the Utah Jazz. The 2004 first round draft pick of the Boston Celtics has career averages of 16.4 points and 9 rebounds per game...
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