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Al Jefferson: Pacers can 'do something special'

Al Jefferson‘s second season with the Pacers reminds him of his first season with the now-defunct Bobcats four years ago. Neither team was expected to be in playoff contention, but 57 games into the 2017/18 campaign, the 32-25 Pacers – currently in sixth place in the Eastern Conference — are on track for the postseason. “Yeah man, it reminds me of my first year in Charlotte during...
Via Hoops Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson calls out Pacers for lack of effort

Al Jefferson called out his Indiana Pacers for a lack of effort following Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.Jefferson, 32, has only played limited minutes this season, though he saw 18 minutes against Minnesota. The Pacers have lost four in a row, including two by wide margins. A big reason for their recent struggles is that Victor Oladipo has missed the past three games...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Al Jefferson on Weight Loss, New Season

Sept. 20, 2017 - Pacers center Al Jefferson discusses his new diet and dramatic weight loss that he hopes will help him have a bounceback season in 2017-18.
Via YouTube
September 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson will reportedly sign with Pacers

Score another one for the Indiana Pacers. Free agent center Al Jefferson has agreed in principle to a three-year, $30 million contract with the Pacers, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports. After they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season, the Pacers have been aggressive to upgrade the roster and build a winning team around star player Paul George....
Via The Sports Daily
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacers sign Al Jefferson to three-year, $30 million deal

The Indiana Pacers are apparently hell-bent on improving a roster that needed to see upgrades in order for the team to contend in the Eastern Conference. After acquiring former All-Star Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks earlier in the summer, the Pacers have reportedly signed free-agent big man Al Jefferson to a three-year, $30 million contract. Jefferson, 31, is coming off an...
Via Sportsnaut
July 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson undergoes successful surgery on torn right meniscus

On the fringe of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, the Charlotte Hornets are now facing the possibility of life without starting center Al Jefferson until at least February. The 30-year-old Jefferson underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Thursday to repair a lateral meniscus tear, the team announced in a release. His recovery is expected to take about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets' Jefferson out 2 to 3 weeks with strained left calf

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Hornets say center Al Jefferson will miss approximately two to three weeks with a strained left calf.Jefferson underwent an MRI on Monday. He was injured in the first quarter of Charlotte's 87-82 win against Milwaukee on Sunday.Jefferson is averaging 13.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game for the Hornets, who have won five of six. The 30...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: West coast blues

The Charlotte Hornets have struggled against teams from the Western Conference in recent years and this season has been more of the same. Charlotte lost 17 of its 30 games against the West in 2013-2014, yet still made the playoffs in the East.  This season, the Hornets have a 1-6 record against teams from the West.  Fresh off a five game stretch against West teams (four being out...
Via isportsweb.com
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Initial thoughts about the 2014-2015 schedule

Mid-August is a pretty boring period on the NBA’s calendar.  There are no monster dunks, ankle-breaking crossovers, or last second buzzer beaters this time of year.  Even the four-letter-network-who-shall-not-be-named has some difficulty coming up with NBA news once the free agency period slows down.  But have no fear die-hard NBA nerds fans; the NBA released its schedule for the...
Via isportsweb.com
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Bobcats: Welcome to the playoffs

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, LeBron James and Dwayne Wade took care of business while another Heat player got hot outside and Miami got the win. Oh, basically every playoff game the Heat have won the past several postseasons? The two time defending champs know their way around the postseason better than most right now. Behind the gap in talent, perhaps the second biggest...
Via isportsweb.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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