5:19 AM EDT, Fri May 06, 2016
Rufus on Fire Apr 20, 2016

Charlotte Hornets "very worried" about Nicolas Batum's ankle injury

Al Jefferson and Hornets head coach Steve Clifford weighed in on Batum's ankle injury, and it doesn't sound good. Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford and center Al Jefferson are "very worried" about Nicolas Batum's ankle sprain, the duo said at a post-game presser. Batum rolled his ankle after stepping on Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow's foot midway through the fourth quarter of Game 2. He immediately left the game and did not return. Coach Clifford spoke to the media at a post-game press conference, telling them that he's "very concerned" with the condition of Batum's...
At The Hive Apr 12, 2016

Al Jefferson is the Charlotte Hornets' X factor in the 2016 NBA Playoffs

Despite an up-and-down, injury-filled season, expect Al Jefferson to be the Hornets' X factor on offense off the bench. Al Jefferson finds himself in the playoffs for the second time in this three-year tenure with the Charlotte Hornets. In his first year with the team — the 2013-14 season — Big Al averaged a double-double with 21.8 points and 10.8 rebounds, and was without a doubt the best player on the team. However, the Hornets were swept by LeBron James and the Miami Heat in the first round. Last year, Big Al struggled with his stamina and health, and saw his numbers dip across the...

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