go to MSN.com
Found October 10, 2012 on Sportress of Blogitude:
PLAYERS: Al Jefferson
TEAMS: Utah Jazz

Via Sportress of Blogitude:

Obviously, being 6’10″ and 289 pounds, Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson has probably experienced his fair share of uncomfortable sleepless nights trying to fit is considerable frame into more conventional, standard-sized beds. And that’s including those of the king size variety.

So, it stands to reason that when you make millions of dollars per year and have vast amounts of wealth and the space afforded of a larger master suite at your disposal, I suppose one should feel perfectly entitled to spare no expense when it comes to comfort, especially as it relates to getting a sound and good night’s sleep.

Granted, Jefferson doesn’t have the opportunity to enjoy the creature comforts of home every night during the long NBA season, but when he is in town, he now will sleep presumably in total comfort, thanks to spending a whopping $23,000 on a ginormous bed perfectly suited for his much-larger-than-average size.

But looking at the photo above doesn’t do the jaw-dropping size of it justice. Jefferson’s teammate, Mo Williams, tweeted a photo of himself relaxing on the bed, and after looking at it, the sheer enormity of the mattress comes into focus.

 

To lend further evidence to the ginormous scale of the bed, Mo Williams is 6’1″. Sweet sassy molassesy.

The bed apparently is 10 feet by 12 feet, so there is no chance that Jefferson will ever feel any sense of constriction as he sprawls out in the bed and drifts off into dreamland, and that would remain true even if he invited a traveling troupe of little people to crash at his place while the circus is in town. Although I have no idea why he would ever do that, but the point is he could.

Oh, and for confirmation of the price, Spencer Hall tweeted this photo of the shipping tag:

Incredible.

 

More from Sportress of Blogitude

Video: Cheerleader sets handspring world record

Photo: Bryce Harper's creepy new look

Browns fan stabs father over bet?

 

THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Al Jefferson buys $23,000 gigantic bed (Photo)

I'll be honest....If I was an NBA player, I would want a kick-ass bed and it appears that Utah Jazz forward Al Jefferson might have the greatest bed of all-time.Check out these photos courtesy of Mo Williams Twitter account that shows off the $23,000 bed:Looks normal, right? Now, here is Mo Williams in that bed:The dimensions of the bed is 10 feet by 12 feet and in case you thought...

Now in Utah, Marvin Williams done with all the "expectations" talk

A fresh start could not have come at a better time for Marvin Williams. For the previous six season, Williams languished between a breakout performer with range and trying to slide out from underneath the microscope after the Atlanta Hawks selected him as the second overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft after one season at North Carolina. His 11.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game...

Welcome to Jazz Day

Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is four weeks away. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Northwest Division. Today is the Utah Jazz. 2011-12 Record: 36-30, lost first round Key Losses: Devin Harris (traded to Atlanta), C.J. Miles (signed with Cleveland), Josh Howard (free agent) Key...

Jazz Day Video: 'The Mailman'

Before there was Tim Duncan, Blake Griffin, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin Garnett, there was Karl Malone. For 18 years he poured his heart and soul for the Utah Jazz and became an unstoppable force in the paint. He, along with John Stockton, made the Jazz a perennial playoff team and even guided Utah to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998. And though he never won an NBA title, he is considered...

Slimmer Kanter may beef up Jazz front line

A lot of attention has been paid to big men this summer. Dwight Howard went to Los Angeles in the trade that sent Andrew Bynum Philadelphia. Roy Hibbert and Brook Lopez got max contract extensions. Even Omer Asik turned heads as part of Houston's July poison pill parade. It has been a big summer for big men, but in Utah, they are more focused on how much smaller one of their...
Jazz News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

50 Cent issues hilarious challenge to Floyd Mayweather

50 Cent brought us his own version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. probably isn’t going to appreciate it. Rather than dumping a bucket of ice water over his head, 50 has offered to donate $750,000 to the charitable organization of Mayweather’s choice if Floyd can read one page […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
50 minutes ago

Report: Steelers plan to play Bell and Blount despite arrests

While Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were arrested and charged with marijuana possession on Wednesday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has plans to play his running backs. According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL.com Tomlin plans to play both Bell and Blount for Thursday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Mike Tomlin's plan is to play both […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 hour ago

Harvey Updyke to have pies thrown at him for charity

Harvey Updyke will take pies to the face and sit in a dunking booth at an upcoming charity event in Mobile, Alabama.
Via Gamedayr
1 hour ago

Giants win protest over tarp malfunction, game to be finished

The Chicago Cubs defeated the San Francisco Giants in less than five innings on Tuesday night after the grounds crew was unable to cover the infield with a tarp during a torrential downpour. But after winning their appeal on Wednesday, the Giants are now technically trailing the Cubs 2-0 heading into the bottom of the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago

Andre Johnson not a fan of increased preseason penalties

Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson has been quiet since arriving to training camp. If you recall, Johnson was looking to be traded this offseason but once he saw that the Texans wasn’t going to do that, he let it go. Johnson hasn’t played in any of the Texans’ preseason games, but something has caught his attention while from the sideline. Johnson says he is not a fan of the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 hours ago

Under Armour offer to Durant reportedly worth up to $285M

TweetAthletic apparel company Under Armour has made NBA MVP Kevin Durant quite a substantial endorsement offer, per a report from ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Durant’s representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com. The deal includes Under Armour...
Via Los That Sports Blog
4 hours ago

Andre Williams: ‘Giants are the real New York team’

The preseason Battle of the Big Apple just got more interesting. On Wednesday, two days before the Giants and Jets battle in the annual "Snoopy Bowl," Big Blue rookie running back Andre Williams issued some bulletin board material. “I think the Giants are the real New York team,” Williams said, per the New York Post. Williams, expected to be a key part of the Giants...
Via Helmet2Helmet
15 hours ago

Colts GM: Trent Richardson needs to produce

Up to this point in his NFL career, it’s fair to say Trent Richardson has been a gigantic bust. On Wednesday Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson all but admitted as much, calling out his 23-year-old running back and demanding he be “accountable” and “answer the bell.” If he doesn’t, there’s a chance Richardson doesn’t see playing time this season. Last...
Via Rumors and Rants
11 hours ago

Teens who broke into Ray Allen's home busted by mom

Last week, some teenagers broke into Ray Allen’s Coral Gables, Florida home in order to have a peak around the house. And if it weren’t for the mother of a friend of the intruders, they wouldn’t have been caught by the police. The curious teenagers were turned in by the mom who stated that “[My] daughter’s friends did something stupid.” Luckily for the teens, who were...
Via Next Impulse Sports
21 hours ago

Kyrie Irving: 'I haven't been a leader'

Though many yearned for Kyrie Irving to lead an otherwise fledgling franchise through a time of disarray, the two-time NBA All-Star admits that he was anything but. “Everybody asks me if this is my year to be a leader … I haven’t been so far though, not at all,” Irving said in an interview with Real GM. “I’ve just been a kid trying to figure it out. There’s no perfect...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.