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20 hours ago
Rotoworld
Al Jefferson blocked a season-high seven shots during a 76-71 win over the Knicks on Saturday, adding nine points, six rebounds and one turnover on 4-of-14 from the field in 30 minutes.
Jan 19, 2015
ESPN Fantasy Basketball
Five players scored in double figures as the Hornets routed the Timberwolves 105-80 in Al Jefferson's return from a nine-game absence.
Rotoworld 20 hours ago

Al Jefferson plays 30 minutes, blocks seven - Al Jefferson (F/C) Charlotte Hornets

Al Jefferson blocked a season-high seven shots during a 76-71 win over the Knicks on Saturday, adding nine points, six rebounds and one turnover on 4-of-14 from the field in 30 minutes.

Hornets Crush Timberwolves In Jefferson's Return

Five players scored in double figures as the Hornets routed the Timberwolves 105-80 in Al Jefferson's return from a nine-game absence.

Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson will play today against the Minnesota Timberwolves

Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson has been cleared to play in Monday’s home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, one game earlier than the original timetable. Jefferson missed the past nine games with a groin strain. He said last week he...
At The Hive Jan 17, 2015

Jefferson could play Wednesday against Miami Heat

The Hornets big man has missed eight games with a groin injury, but it sounds like he will be back soon. Good news! Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson told the Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell he could be back as soon as Jan. 21. BREAKING: Al Jefferson said he could be back as soon as Wednesday. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) January 16, 2015 The Hornets are playing the Miami Heat in Charlotte Jan. 21 — this Wednesday — a game in which size inside could be the deciding factor. If Jefferson does return on Wednesday, he will have missed 10 games with a groin strain he suffered...

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss the Pacers game with a sore left knee

No Al Jefferson and no Kemba Walker. No good for the Charlotte Hornets. For the first time since center Jefferson signed with the then-Bobcats two summers ago, this franchise will play with neither Jefferson nor Walker available Saturday night against...
At The Hive Jan 2, 2015

BATW: Kemba Walker doesn't turn the ball over, and Noah Vonleh was right to chase that paper

Also, there's buzz on how Bismack Biyombo changes the Hornets on both ends of the floor. Welcome to 2015. The Charlote Hornets are 10-23, and are without Al Jefferson for the next month. If there is a buzz about the Hornets, its certainly not coming from the team. Unfortunately, there's not a whole lot being said about the Hornets either. Al Jefferson's injury has been a bit of a talking point, but it would have drawn a lot more press if the Hornets were, yanno, in the playoff picture. However, Spencer Percy over at Queen City Hoops wrote on how the Hornets could proceed while Jefferson is...
Charlotte Observer Dec 31, 2014
Hornets’ decision to shut down Al Jefferson made at halftime Monday

Hornets’ decision to shut down Al Jefferson made at halftime Monday

The decision to shut down Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson was essentially made at halftime of Monday?s overtime loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford on the decision to shut down center Al Jefferson

HOUSTON – The decision to shut down Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson was essentially made at halftime of Monday’s overtime loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. That according to Hornets coach Steve Clifford, who said he and head athletic trainer Steve...
At The Hive Dec 31, 2014

The impact of Al Jefferson's injury

The Al Jefferson injury is going to have a big impact on the Hornets, not only in their starting lineup, but to their depth as a whole. The Al Jefferson injury causes a lot of problems for the entire Charlotte Hornets team. Not only do they lose, arguably, their best player in Jefferson, but his absence will stretch their roster thin. Replacing a player that was named an All-NBA Center last year won't be easy, it might be impossible, but the Hornets will have to try. They have talent but none of it will be like Jefferson. First, they have to decided who they want to step into a starting...
Queen City Hoops Dec 31, 2014

Al Jefferson injured; The bigger picture

Late last night Rick Bonnell reported that the Hornets would be without Al Jefferson for at least four weeks due to a muscle strain in his left groin. This is obviously very difficult news for the team and it’s fans, but whoever thought Big Al would play anywhere close to 82 games this season was kidding themselves. Charlotte is off […]
Sun Herald Dec 31, 2014

Hornets' Jefferson out at least four weeks

Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson will be sidelined at least four weeks due to a strain of an adductor muscle in his left groin.
Rufus on Fire Dec 30, 2014

Al Jefferson to miss minimum of four weeks with groin injury

Al Jefferson will miss a minimum of four weeks with a strain in the left side of his groin. Al Jefferson left Monday night's game between the Charlotte Hornets and Milwaukee Bucks with a strain in his groin. It has now been announced that, due to the same groin injury, Jefferson will miss a minimum of four weeks. Injury Update: @hornets Al Jefferson diagnosed w/ a strain of an adductor muscle in his left groin. Expected to miss a minimum of 4 weeks. — Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR) December 31, 2014 This is a huge blow for an already struggling Hornets team. Defenses come into...

Groin strain benches Al Jefferson

Al Jefferson was forced out of Monday's game against Milwaukee due to a strained left groin and he might miss a few more. I don't know how long, but...
Sun Herald Dec 30, 2014

Hornets' Jefferson has MRI on groin, out 1 game

Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson is scheduled to have an MRI exam on his injured groin.
Queen City Hoops Dec 30, 2014

Al Jefferson Out Indefinitely Due to Groin Injury

Charlotte Hornets starting center Al Jefferson is out indefinitely after aggravating a groin strain during the 4th quarter of last night’s 104-94 overtime loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. This is a huge blow to the Hornets’ offense, as Jefferson averages 18.0 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. Jefferson’s injury means that Bismack Biyombo will start in his place. Biyombo has […]

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