Charlotte Hornets

Position
C
 
Jersey
25
Name  Al Jefferson
Born  1/4/1985
Height  6-10
Weight  289
College  None
1/26/2015 11:40:00 AM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson should return to the starting lineup with the injury to Bismack Biyombo.
Insight: Charlotte had been easing Jefferson back into the lineup by limiting his minutes off the bench. Usually a 20-10 guy, Jefferson is averaging 17.4 ppg, 8.0 rpg this season.
 
1/24/2015 9:36:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson came off the bench again Saturday and had an incredible seven blocks.
Insight: Charlotte has been easing Jefferson back into the lineup by limiting his minutes off the bench. Jefferson had nine points, six rebounds in addition to the seven blocks versus the Knicks. There is a decent chance Jefferson is ready to start in Charlotte's next game on Wednesday.
 
1/23/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson recorded a double-double during Friday's loss to the Cavaliers.
Insight: He did so off the bench, and went for 22 points and 11 boards. Jefferson shot 10-of-16 from the field and 2-of-2 from the line, and also chipped in three blocks and one assist.
 
1/19/2015 1:02:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson has been cleared and is available to play Monday versus Minnesota.
Insight: Bismack Biyombo will still start, at least until Jefferson builds up his stamina after missing nine games. Jefferson will be on a 14-16 minute limit to start.
 
12/29/2014 9:14:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson left Monday's game with a groin injury according to RotoWorld.
Insight: It appeared Jefferson was feeling discomfort throughout the game, and he went to the locker room in the fourth quarter. Jefferson's status for Wednesday's game is very much in question.
 
12/22/2014 9:50:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson shot 10-of-13 on his way to 22 points on Monday.
Insight: Jefferson was efficient in his 26 minutes and added seven rebounds, two assists and a steal. Jefferson is having a good season, shooting 48.4 percent from the field and averaging 19.2 ppg and 8.3 rpg.
 
12/20/2014 9:15:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson posted a double-double during Saturday's victory against the Jazz.
Insight: He had 19 points and 10 rebounds. Jefferson continues to be one the top big men in fantasy basketball.
 
12/17/2014 9:25:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson recorded a double-double in the, 111-106, loss to the Suns on Wednesday.
Insight: Jefferson scored 28 points and hauled in 10 rebounds. He did a little bit of everything as he also had two assists, two steals and a block. Jefferson and Kemba Walker both took at least 20 shots, and Walker finished just a point shy of Jefferson with 27. Jefferson finished 13-of-22 from the field.
 
12/10/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson came up big during Wednesday's victory versus Boston.
Insight: He was 9-of-15 from the floor and 5-of-6 from the line for 23 points, 14 rebounds, three assists, one steal, one block, and two turnovers. Solid line for Jefferson.
 
12/5/2014 9:31:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson was unstoppable at times against the Knicks on Friday.
Insight: Jefferson looked good spinning out of double teams on certain plays, scoring 16 points and grabbing 13 rebounds, but he also struggled down the stretch, shooting 8-of-21 overall. Regardless, Jefferson is a must-start in fantasy due to his threat to score a double-double every night.
 
11/29/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson had one of his worst games of the season on Saturday against the Hawks.
Insight: Jefferson scored 11 points and grabbed just three rebounds, both of which are his second-worst totals for a single game this season. Jefferson came into the game averaging 20.9 ppg and 7.6 rpg in November.
 
11/28/2014 9:28:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson shot 50 percent from the floor in Friday's loss to the Warriors.
Insight: Jefferson made 8-of-16 shots to score 18 points. He also grabbed five rebounds and had three assists and two blocks. That's a pretty good night overall, but Jefferson's season averages are higher than that.
 
11/26/2014 9:31:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson recorded a double-double on Wednesday.
Insight: He had 21 points and 14 rebounds, along with three assists and two blocks. Owners should be happy with that output.
 
11/24/2014 9:29:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson scored a team-high 16 points in Monday's loss to the Clippers.
Insight: Jefferson also had nine rebounds, two assists, and one block. Not a bad night, but owners should expect more.
 
11/21/2014 9:58:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson recorded his third double-double of the season in the loss to the Magic on Friday.
Insight: Jefferson scored 24 points with 11 rebounds. He shot 11-for-20 in the game and also had one assist.
 
11/19/2014 9:23:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson scored 28 points on Wednesday's loss to the Pacers.
Insight: That is the most points Jefferson has scored since Nov. 7. He shot 55 percent from the field and made all four of his free-throw attempts. Jefferson also had eight rebounds, two assists, a block and steal.
 
11/16/2014 11:07:00 AM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson scored 19 points in the, 112-87, loss to the Warriors on Saturday.
Insight: Jefferson also grabbed six rebounds and an assist. He shot 8-for-14 from the field and 3-for-5 from the line.
 
11/12/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson scored 22 points against the Trail Blazers on Tuesday.
Insight: That's actually below his own standards as Jefferson is averaging 23.9 ppg in seven games this month. But what really disappointed Jefferson owners on Tuesday was his two rebounds. That's, by far, a season-low.
 
11/7/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson finished a rebound shy of another double-double on Friday.
Insight: Jefferson played 41 minutes due to the game against the Hawks going into double overtime, but the center failed to get the 10th rebound. He still had 34 points with nine rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal.
 
11/5/2014 9:38:00 PM
Description: Hornets center Al Jefferson scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against the Heat on Wednesday.
Insight: This was Jefferson's second double-double of the season and first since opening night. He was 13-for-25 from the field and also had three blocks.
 

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