The Charlotte Bobcats lost Al Jefferson on Friday night in a game against the Miami Heat after he was carried off the court with a sprained ankle.
Brett Pollakof of NBCSports.com reported from Michael Wallace of ESPN.com,
“Teammates carried Jefferson to the locker room, where a Bobcats official confirmed the sprain after X-rays were negative. A dejected Jefferson had his right foot in a walking boot as he left the Sprint Center on crutches.”
“It’s sore as [expletive], real sore — that’s all I can tell you,” Jefferson told ESPN.com as he left the arena. “It feels like I’ve got a heartbeat in it. All that matters is that it’s negative. It ain’t nothing I’ve never been through before, so I’ve just got to get treatment and make sure I’m ready for the season.
The Bobcats were looking for proven talent in the off season to bolster the team and Jefferson was that big signing. The bad news about the injury is that he had to be carried from the floor. If there is a bright side, the inju