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Sun Herald Apr 16, 2015

Hornets' Jefferson plans to return, Henderson unsure

Al Jefferson says he has no intentions of opting out of his contract with the Charlotte Hornets, while Gerald Henderson hasn't decided on whether he'll return next season.
Rufus on Fire Apr 15, 2015

Al Jefferson on playing in Charlotte next season: "I can't see myself leaving"

Jefferson has made it clear he wants to return to the Hornets. Al Jefferson has told Brett Jensen of Fox Sports that he has all intentions of playing for the Hornets next season. Jefferson is entering the final year of the three year, $41 million contract he signed with the Hornets two summers ago. The final year includes a player option, meaning Jefferson can decide whether he wants to opt-in and play the final year of that contract, or opt-out and test his value in free agency. When asked whether he would opt-in or out, Jefferson made it clear he intends to stick around: "If I had my...
SLC Dunk Apr 9, 2015

NBA Draft 2015 Lottery Standings: While you were sleeping April 9th, 2015

If the season ended tonight who would have the most ping pong balls? Lots of games last night, but still so much to figure out in the NBA Draft lotto and NBA Playoffs races! . What happened last night? Winner Loser Commentary 1 TOR East 4 92 - CHA East 11 74 They really need Big Al Jefferson back 2 BOS East 8 113 - DET East 12 103 Okay, so this Isaiah Thomas just dropped 34 off the bench 3 ORL East 13 105 - CHI East 3 103 Let me be one of the first 10,000 people to ask "what's up with the Bulls?" 4 WAS East 5 119 - PHI East 14 90 No John Wall, no...
Toronto Sun Apr 8, 2015
Raptors get a break as Al Jefferson not available to Hornets

Raptors get a break as Al Jefferson not available to Hornets

Big Al Jefferson has been a big pain in the butt for the Raptors, a veteran big who is both savvy and smart, a capable post player who has a counter move for whatever defence gets thrown at him.
Sun Herald Apr 4, 2015

Jefferson, 2 other Hornets starters out vs. 76ers

Hornets coach Steve Clifford says center Al Jefferson and two other starters will not play Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Charlotte Hornets update on injuries to Al Jefferson, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

The Charlotte Hornets aren’t ready to rule center Al Jefferson out for the season just yet. Coach Steve Clifford raised the possibility Friday in Indianapolis that Jefferson’s on-going right knee soreness could scratch him from the team’s remaining seven games....
Rufus on Fire Apr 4, 2015

Game Preview: Charlotte Hornets take on the Philadelphia 76ers at home

With Al Jefferson hurt, and the team's playoff hopes likely out of reach, expect to see more of Hornets' rookie Noah Vonleh tonight and moving forward. Last night's loss to the Indiana Pacers about ended the Charlotte Hornets' playoff chances. Mathematically they are still alive, but at this point they are several games back, and too banged up, to inspire a playoff push. While there's always the chance Al Jefferson could give it a go, it's more likely the Hornets shut him down, as Steve Clifford had alluded to earlier in the week. It's also unlikely Michael Kidd-Gilchrist or Cody Zeller...

On Big Al's body, Lance sitting and Cody a late scratch

Three takeaways from the Charlotte Hornets’ 116-104 home loss to the Boston Celtics: Big Al is hurting: In order to continue playing, center Al Jefferson has twice had fluid drained from his sore right knee over the past week. Jefferson’s...

Charlotte Hornets' Steve Clifford: Al Jefferson won't be 100% rest of season

Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford believes center Al Jefferson’s right knee soreness will linger the rest of the season. “Al is not going to be 100 percent here the rest of the year. He is just not,” Clifford said at...

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