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AL JEFFERSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Al Jefferson is excited about Lance Stephenson coming to Charlotte

Charlotte had what is considered one of the stronger, more professional locker rooms in the NBA last season. Veteran big man Al Jefferson and his steady demeanor was a big part of that. Now Lance Stephenson is being injected into that mix — and Jefferson is pumped about it. “I’m excited about Lance,” Jefferson said in the hall outside the Hornets locker room at the Thomas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson: ‘I’m a great player’

The Charlotte Hornets introduced guard Lance Stephenson on Friday. “We are extremely excited to add Lance to our team,” Hornets general manager Rich Cho said.  “He is a great up-and-coming player with an incredibly high ceiling.  He is an exceptional athlete who has the versatility and skill to play multiple positions on both offense and defense.  We believe he will be...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gordon Hayward agrees to offer sheet with Charlotte Hornets

Utah Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to terms on an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, reports Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte observer. Gordon Hayward has agreed to an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 9, 2014 Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports the deal is a max offer sheet, for...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Make Pitch To Big Name Free Agent

Last offseason, the then Charlotte Bobcats surprised many when they signed Al Jefferson. Big Al helped Charlotte make the playoffs, and even though they were sent home in the first round, it was an important first step for a struggling franchise. It looks like the now Charlotte Hornets are going after a big name free agent for the second year in a row. This time around, it’s Gordon...
Via Pass The Pill
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward to meet with Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets are desperately searching for another wing scorer to go along with Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson, and they may be zeroing in on their guy. According to a report from Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, the Hornets are going to meet with Utah Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward. Hayward would be a perfect fit for what the Hornets are looking for, but...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Rumors: Al Jefferson recruiting free agents to Charlotte

Last summer, the Charlotte Bobcats (now Hornets) shocked many with their free agent signing of center Al Jefferson to a three-year deal worth about $40 million.Now, Jefferson is reportedly set to hit the recruiting trail this summer. According to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, Hornets coach Steve Clifford thinks Jefferson's presence makes them an appealing destination...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured Bobcats center Jefferson: 'I'm going to play'

CHARLOTTE, N. C. -- The first player to exit the Bobcats' practice gym Monday was Al Jefferson, walking with a noticeable limp in a walking boot strapped up to the mid-calf region of his left leg. The injury -- a strained plantar fascia that he suffered in the first quarter of Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Miami Heat -- has him listed as "day to day" for Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson needed two injections in foot, plans to play

Tweet Playing the postseason doesn’t come every season for a franchise like the Charlotte Bobcats. And with this being their first trip to the playoffs since 2010 and only their second postseason berth in 10 seasons, their best player plans to do everything he can to keep playing. Bobcats center Al Jefferson needed not one but two shots in his foot to deal with the plantar...
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jefferson played central role in Bobcats' playoff revival

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Al Jefferson sits at his locker, following a surprising season-finale overtime win over the Bulls, talking about the playoffs. And you can't help but wonder what he's doing. He's in boxer shorts and a dress shirt and already putting on high-top shoes. "What about your pants, Al?" a reporter asks. Big Al offers a wide, familiar smile and proceeds...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Bobcats look to make moves at the trade deadline but are they the right ones?

With the NBA trade deadline approaching on February 20th teams by now have a pretty good idea of where they are and where they want to be. Many project this deadline to be a busy one. With many teams angling for a top selection in this summer’s draft and other teams operating under the mandate of “Postseason/Championship or Bust” it seems there will be many buyers and sellers...
Via isportsweb.com
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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