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Player Review: Al Jefferson wasn’t a fit, nor was he fit

Player Review: Al Jefferson wasn’t a fit, nor was he fit

The 32-year-old’s slow-down, paint-centric game stood out like a sore thumb. Per 36 minutes, Al Jefferson (surprisingly) averaged more points (20.7) and rebounds (10.7) in his bench role for the Indiana Pacers than he did over either of his final two seasons with the Charlotte Hornets. Yet, because his paint-centric game was equally as ill-suited to satisfy his team’s desire to play with pace as the roster’s lack of shooting was to meet his need for space, the Blue & Gold were (unsurprisingly) 7.4 points per 100 possessions better with him off the floor than on....

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