Found August 14, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
The Charlotte Bobcats signed the 9-year veteran to an three-year, $40 million deal this off-season. Michael Jordan’s team knew they were getting somebody to provide some much-needed scorer in the front court, but in basketball there happens to be two ends of the floor. Most coaches and organizations value two-way players and unfortunately for the Bobcats, Jefferson isn’t that guy. He even admitted to Zach Lowe of Grandland that he’s a bad defender. “It ain’t no secret around the league that I struggle with my defense,” Jefferson says. “My pick-and-roll defense is my weakness. And that’s mind over matter. I just gotta suck it up, get my ass out there, and do it.” The moral of this story is that Al Jefferson may get you 18 points a game, but he’ll give them right back on the other end of the court.  

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