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Rufus on Fire Oct 28, 2014

2014-2015 Player Previews: Al Jefferson

Al Jefferson had perhaps the best season of his career last year, ending with All-NBA Third Team honors. Can he follow that up with an even better season? Big Al Jefferson was just that for the Bobcats last year: big. When Charlotte brought in the former Jazz big man last summer, many analysts thought they overpaid him with a three-year, $41 million contract. However, he proved worth the deal with a Third Team All-NBA season. The question for this year will be: can he repeat it? First, let’s figure out how he did it. In terms of offensive production, Jefferson actually took more shots...
At The Hive Oct 22, 2014

Video: NBA.com Highlights Al Jefferson's Offseason Training

Watch Big Al train in the offseason to get ready and stay healthy for the upcoming season. NBA.com released a short video showing the kinds of training Al Jefferson put himself through this offseason. Working out at the P3 Applied Sports Science Facility in Santa Barbara, CA, the video shows Big Al going through a number of drills designed to work on his hip mechanics and getting him more stable. In the video, Jefferson states he has attended P3 since being traded to Utah in 2010, and has felt himself improving every year since. The numbers reflect that, as he posted strong numbers in...
Rufus on Fire Oct 17, 2014

Hornets rebound against the Wizards. Again.

Led by Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker, the Hornets exploded in the second half to take down the Wizards and rebound from a poor showing for the second time in a week. We may be onto something here. For the second time in a week, the Hornets bounced back from a poor preseason performance with a victory against the Wizards. This time, Charlotte used a second half offensive explosion to pull away in the fourth and win, 96-86. Al Jefferson led the offensive attack, finishing with 20 points (on 11-of-21 shooting) and eight rebounds, Kemba Walker returned to the lineup with 16 points, five...
Sun Herald Oct 17, 2014

Jefferson leads Hornets past Wizards 96-86

Al Jefferson scored 20 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 12 points and 11 rebounds as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 96-86 Friday night in a preseason game.
Sun Herald Sep 30, 2014

Hornets' Jefferson anxious to build on huge season

Hornets center Al Jefferson says he expects to be even more productive this season now that he's healthy and has more talent around him.

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