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Rufus on Fire Jun 16, 2015

Al Jefferson's future with the Charlotte Hornets is up in the air

At his best, Jefferson is one of the best post players in the game, but his age, health issues, and playing style should have the Hornets pondering his long-term future. Al Jefferson surprised no one by opting-in for the final year of the 3-year, $41 million deal he signed back in 2013. Before the 2014-15 season, there would have been unanimous celebration. Now, there's not so much excitement, but rather faint optimism that next season Jefferson plays more like he did two years ago rather than how he did most recently. That's by in large where many fans stand with the Charlotte Hornets...
Sun Herald Jun 15, 2015

Al Jefferson exercises contract option, staying with Hornets

The Hornets have announced center Al Jefferson has exercised the third-year option on his contract and will remain with the team next season.
Sun Herald Jun 15, 2015

Hornets' Jefferson exercises option

Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season on Monday.
Queen City Hoops Jun 14, 2015

Al Jefferson back for one more season

As expected, Al Jefferson will opt-in to his player-option on the third and final year of his contract with Charlotte. Jefferson made it rather clears during season exit interviews in April that he would return for next season. “Unfinished business” and “losing 25-pounds” were some of the headline quotes that Big Al stated in his desire to wear a Hornets […] The post Al Jefferson back for one more season appeared first on .
Rufus on Fire Jun 14, 2015

Al Jefferson opts in for final season of contract

Al Jefferson will return to the Hornets for the final year of his contract. In a move that should surprise nobody, Al Jefferson will be returning to the Charlotte Hornets. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, Jefferson will opt in to the final year of his three year contract. Back in the summer of 2013, Jefferson surprised many by joining the lowly Bobcats on a three year deal. The deal included a player option in his final season that, at the time, seemed like a way for Jefferson to escape Charlotte after putting up numbers for two years on a losing team. However, with new head coach Steve...

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