This is from yesterday, but at least wanted to touch on it. Al Jefferson is taking his talents to..Charlotte?
Big Al agreed to terms on a 3 year, $41 million deal with MJ's Bobcats yesterday (Jefferson also has an opt-out after year 2), and will now provide a low post presence and veteran leadership to a team in dire need of both.
In some ways, of course this is a money grab. After all it's not feasible to make a realistic argument that Charlotte provides the best shot at Big Al winning his first playoff game since Game 6 of the Celtics/Pacers Eastern Conference Quarterfinal in 2005. (Jefferson is 0-5 in playoff games since).
However the Bobcats are starting to finally put a decent squad on the court each night.
As of now they'll run the following line-up out there:
PG Kemba Walker
SG Ben Gordon
SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
PF Tyler Zeller
C Al Jefferson
Sure that team is awful on the defensive end, but hey, there's legitimate offensive talent there! They ar...