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Charlotte Hornets

Position
C
 
Jersey
25
Name  Al Jefferson
Born  1/4/1985
Height  6-10
Weight  289
College  None
4/10/2015 3:23:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson (knee) is not expected to play Friday against Atlanta.
Insight: Bismack Biyombo will start at center. Jefferson has chronic knee issues and has already missed three games so this isn't a surprise.
 
4/7/2015 1:33:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson (knee) is not expected to play until Friday at the soonest, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer.
Insight: That means missing Tuesday and Wednesday. There is still a chance Jefferson misses the remainder of the season. Bismack Biyombo will start at center.
 
4/4/2015 6:40:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson (knee) will not play on Saturday.
Insight: There is a good chance Jefferson misses the remainder of the season. Bismack Biyombo will start at center.
 
4/3/2015 10:24:00 PM
Description: Hornets coach Steve Clifford admitted after the game on Friday that Al Jefferson might be shut down for the rest of the season according to the Charlotte Observer.
Insight: Jefferson is still dealing with knee issues, which prevented him from finishing Friday's game. With Charlotte fading from the playoff picture, it makes sense if the Hornets just shut him down. Fantasy owners should not count on anymore production from Jefferson this season.
 
4/3/2015 8:41:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson will not return to Friday's game versus the Pacers due to knee soreness.
Insight: Jefferson is still deadling with the knee problems. His minutes have been down and now he won't play the rest of Friday's game. Bismack Biyombo will absorb most of Jefferson's minutes.
 
3/30/2015 1:23:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson was limping through Saturday's game and it showed in his production.
Insight: Jefferson has an ailing knee, isn't 100 percent and likely won't be healthy for the remainder of the season, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer. He could be in and out of the lineup the rest of the way and likely will sit in blowout games so his fantasy totals should take a hit. Update: Jefferson had his knee drained for the second time in a week.
 
3/30/2015 10:46:00 AM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson was limping through Saturday's game and it showed in his production.
Insight: Jefferson has an ailing knee, isn't 100 percent and likely won't be healthy for the remainder of the season, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer. he could be in and out of the lineup the rest of the way and likely will sit in blowout games so his fantasy totals should take a hit.
 
3/28/2015 7:47:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson will play on Saturday versus the Hawks.
Insight: Jefferson has an ailing knee, so he isn't 100 percent, but he is going against Hawks backups. He needs to be in lineups.
 
3/27/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson scored a team-high 31 points during Friday's double-overtime loss against the Wizards.
Insight: He shot 14-of-24 from the field and 3-of-3 from the line. Jefferson also managed nine rebounds on the night as well.
 
3/27/2015 10:46:00 AM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson is dealing with a sore right knee, but is probable for Friday's game against Washington.
Insight: He finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds on Wednesday, but did miss Thursday's practice. We suspect that was just extra rest and that he'll play Friday. he's averaging 17.0 ppg and 8.6 rpg this season which is down from last season's 21.8 ppg and 10.8 rpg.
 
3/25/2015 9:28:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson posted a double-double during Wednesday's loss against the Nets.
Insight: He finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds, along with two assists, two blocks, and two turnovers. Gerald Henderson also scored 23 points for Charlotte.
 
3/25/2015 12:42:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson will play on Wednesday against the Nets according to the Charlotte Observer.
Insight: It's not all good news, though as coach Steve Clifford also said he expects Jefferson's knee to be an issue the rest of the season. Fantasy owners will have to hope Charlotte stays in the playoff hunt in order to keep Jefferson in games.
 
3/23/2015 10:34:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson left with a sore right knee on Monday and did not return according to Roto World.
Insight: Jefferson played six minutes into the third quarter before landing on his right leg. Owners should consider Jefferson questionable for Wednesday's game versus the Nets.
 
3/22/2015 9:26:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson recorded a double-double in the victory over the Timberwolves on Sunday.
Insight: Jefferson had 18 points on 9-of-20 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds. He also had two steals and an assist. The double-double was Jefferson's first in the last seven games.
 
3/18/2015 9:26:00 AM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson posted a team-high 21 points during Tuesday's loss to the Clippers.
Insight: He shot 9-of-19 from the floor and 3-of-5 from the line, and also chipped in six rebounds, two assists, one block, and one turnover. Jefferson is averaging 17.2 ppg and 8.7 rpg on the season.
 
3/16/2015 7:53:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson (knee) will start on Monday.
Insight: Get him back into all lineups immediately.
 
3/16/2015 2:05:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson has been upgraded to probable for Monday against Utah, according to the team.
Insight: Jefferson has been pretty healthy for most of the season, but missed Friday's game. Bismack Biyombo would get the start if Jefferson can't go, but holds little fantasy value. Jefferson is averaging 17.2 ppg and 8.8 rpg this season.
 
3/16/2015 10:08:00 AM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson has been upgraded to questionable for Monday against Utah while dealing with his right knee sprain.
Insight: Jefferson has been pretty healthy for most of the season, but missed Friday's game. Bismack Biyombo would get the start if Jefferson can't go, but holds little fantasy value. Marvin Williams and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist could see more scoring opportunities.
 
3/13/2015 11:40:00 AM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson is doubtful for Friday's game against Chicago due to his right knee sprain.
Insight: Jefferson has been pretty healthy for most of the season, but he could miss a couple of days this time. Bismack Biyombo will get the start, but holds little fantasy value. Marvin Williams and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist could see more scoring opportunities.
 
3/11/2015 10:32:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson heard a pop in his right calf on Wednesday night.
Insight: This is terrible news, as Jefferson played just 24 minutes, and finished with nine points, six boards, one steal, and two blocks. If Jefferson is forced to miss time, Cody Zeller and Marvin Williams will see increased minutes.
 

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