In one of the more surprising decision made by an NBA free agent this off-season, Al Jefferson agreed to a deal with the Charlotte Bobcats. Kyle Korver, J.R. Smith, and Earl Clark also made their decisions. Here is the latest NBA free agent dealings.
Charlotte Bobcats sign C Al Jefferson to 3-year, $40.5 million deal
For a team that has struggled to become relevant and seemed destined for an eternity of basketball purgatory, this is a major splash landing one of the top free agents on the market and not having to totally break the bank to do so. Charlotte declined to give Byron Mullens his qualifying offer which made him a free agent and opened up a hole in the middle. Jefferson is the low post scorer the ‘Cats have been missing and provides a major upgrade to a frontcourt consisting of Cody Zeller, Bismack Biyombo, and Brendan Haywood.
To be honest, I’m surprised Big Al joined up in Charlotte when it seemed like other teams like Dallas, maybe Houston if they don’t land Dwight H...