Al Jefferson - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Al Jefferson


No Al Jefferson in Terrific 12 due to dental infection

Sep 20, 2018 - 12:35 PM

One of the biggest draws in the invitational tournament, the 14-year NBA veteran will not see action for China's Xinjiang Flying Tigers

ABSENT. Al Jefferson misses Xinjiang Flying Tigers' first game in the Asia League Terrific 12 and will not see action against Philippine bets iECO Green Warriors. Photo by Keith Allison/Wikimedia

NBA free agency 2016: winners and losers (so far)

Jul 04, 2016 - 2:15 PM

Free agency has already seen its share of eye brow raising moves Take a look back at some of the best and worst moves so far

RE-SIGNED. Jordan Clarkson was one of the bright spots for the Lakers' difficult last season. His re-signing has also been a bright spot during a head-scratching free agency period so far. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

NBA: Hornets center Al Jefferson suspended 5 games for drug violation

Dec 10, 2015 - 11:57 AM

Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson sidelined another week or two by a left calf strain was issued a 5 game suspension by the NBA

The injured Al Jefferson will miss 5 games after he's eligible to play again. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

NBA Season Preview: Charlotte Hornets

Oct 13, 2015 - 12:46 PM

Can the Hornets get past an injury to one of their main guys and make the playoffs?

NBA wRap: Butler is clutch as Bulls win 7th straight

Dec 30, 2014 - 6:24 PM

Jimmy Butler hit a wide open shot in the corner with 1:07 left to help the Bulls thwart a Pacers comeback attempt

CLUTCH. Jimmy Butler squares up for a jumper that gives the Bulls a win over the Pacers. Photo from the Facebook page of the NBA on ESPN

NBA wRap: Kerr makes history as Warriors win 14th straight

Dec 11, 2014 - 4:03 PM

History was made in the Bay Area for Steve Kerr as his Warriors beat the Houston Rockets to earn the best coaching record for a newcomer through 21 games

GOLDEN PERFORMANCE. Steve Kerr’s selection as Golden State Warriors coach was criticized by some but his performance has been history-making so far. Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images/AFP

NBA wRap: Lakers finally win a game

Nov 10, 2014 - 1:55 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers avoided surpassing their franchise record for most consecutive losses to begin a season by defeating the Charlotte Hornets

BACK IN BUSINESS. Kobe Bryant and the Lakers secured their first win of the season. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Heat stays hot as Miami takes 2-0 playoff lead

Apr 24, 2014 - 12:49 PM

LeBron and the Heat will bring a 2 0 advantage to Charlotte after taking a close victory over the Bobcats in Game 2

HOT HEAT. Miami Heat forward LeBron James (R) is defended by Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker (L) during the fourth period of Game 2. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA

LeBron, Wade combine for 50 as Heat down Bobcats

Apr 21, 2014 - 7:21 AM

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points on Sunday to lead two time defending NBA champions Miami to a 99 88 victory over Charlotte

SCORCHING HEAT. Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat blocks a shot by Charlotte Bobcat Kemba Walker. Photo by Rhona Wisa/EPA

Holding Court - Previewing the NBA playoffs matchups

Apr 18, 2014 - 7:05 AM

The Miami Heat are aiming for a three peat but the Pacers Spurs Thunder and Clippers have something to say about it With NBA playoffs scheduled to start this upcoming weekend columnist Bert Ramirez gives his picks

LeBron James (L), Dwyane Wade (C) and Chris Bosh (R) are the only Heat scoring in double digits, but their bench can still pack a punch. Photo by Bob Pearson/EPA

NBA: Bobcats defeat Cavs to earn playoff berth

Apr 06, 2014 - 2:08 PM

The Charlotte Bobcats are headed back to the NBA playoffs for just the second time in club history after a 96 94 overtime victory over Cleveland on Saturday

NBA: Mills scores 32 to spark Spurs over Bobcats

Feb 09, 2014 - 4:20 PM

Australian guard Patty Mills came off the San Antonio bench to score a game high 32 points and lift the Spurs over Charlotte 104 100 in an NBA game Saturday

SPURRED TO VICTORY. San Antonio guard Patty Mills scored a game-high 32 points in the Spurs victory. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Top 5 NBA Free Agents of 2013

Jul 02, 2013 - 6:38 PM

Meet the 5 most anticipated free agents of the 2013 NBA offseason

SLIPPERY. Ellis is a master in making acrobatic shots. Photo by EPA/Tanny Mauren.

Jazz, Lakers, Mavs? Who will make it?

Mar 31, 2013 - 9:11 AM

With the NBA season in its twilight zone the Jazz the Lakers and the Mavericks are battling for the last playoff spot in the West Who will make it?