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Al Jefferson

Basketball Player

Al Ricardo Jefferson is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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  • Pacers Officially Sign Center Jefferson
    Yahoo News - Jul 09, 2016
  • Chandler Parsons, Al Jefferson And Evan Turner Pick New Teams
    NYTimes - Jul 02, 2016
  • Hornets Playoffs Blow As Jefferson Ruled Out For Six Weeks
    Yahoo News - Dec 31, 2015
  • Hornets Emerging As Surprise Threat Out East Bleacher Report
    Google News - Dec 10, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Al Jefferson.


1985 Birth Born on January 4, 1985 in Monticello, Mississippi, Al spent his childhood in the small nearby town of Prentiss, complete with a population of just 1,500. … Read More


2000 15 Years Old …  Jefferson attended Prentiss High School in Prentiss, Mississippi from 2000–2004. … Read More
2004 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He had earned a scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas to play with the Arkansas Razorbacks but opted out to enter the 2004 NBA Draft.


2005 20 Years Old Jefferson's 2005–2006 season was widely considered a disappointment, mostly due to a series of ankle injuries and a torn meniscus in his right knee which limited him to playing in 59 games. … Read More
In the off-season prior to the 2006–2007 season, Jefferson hired a personal chef and lost about 30 pounds. … Read More
2007 22 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 3, 2007, Jefferson scored a career-high 32 points to go along with 18 rebounds against the New Jersey Nets, against whom he had previously set his career high in points against earlier in the season. … Read More
2008 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2008 Jefferson won Western Conference Player of the Week honors after averaging 33.3 points and 15.3 rebounds and leading the Timberwolves to a 3–1 record from January 21 to 27.
2010 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 13, 2010, Jefferson set a single-game franchise record with 26 rebounds in a triple overtime loss against the Houston Rockets. … Read More
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