Al Jefferson

#7C

Al

Jefferson

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 15.5 47.6 0 69.2 7.6 4.3 0.9 0.3
CAREER STATS 30.2 49.8 12.7 70.7 16.4 8.8 1.5 1.3

HEIGHT

6 ft10 in

/ 2.08m

WEIGHT

289 lbs

/ 131.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20161130 IND POR recap go90

Damian Lillard leads all scores with 28 points and adds 10 assists to help the blazers get the runaway victory over the Pacers, 131-109.

20161127 LAC IND recap go90

Myles Turner had a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds as the Pacers defeat the Clippers, 91 - 70.

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Zaza Pachulia and Al Jefferson battle for the rebound and the ball drops into the basket.

20161120 IND OKC recap go90

Russell Westbrook notches a triple-double and hits a three-pointer to send it into overtime, but it wasn't enough for the Thunder as the Pacers win it, 115-111.

20161109 PHI IND recap go90

Jeff Teague scores 30 points and adds 9 assists for the Pacers as they defeat the Sixers in OT, 122-115.

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Al Jefferson uses the one-handed pump fake before spinning and scoring on the up-and-under move.

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Al Jefferson whips the pass to Aaron Brooks and Brooks nails the three-pointer.

0021600005 dal ind recap

Myles Turner scores 30 points with 16 boards and four blocks to lead the Pacers over the Mavericks in overtime, 130-121.

0011600085 ind mil recap

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jabari Parker combine for 39 points as the Bucks take care of the Pacers, 111-103.

20161019 IND MIL recap go90

Giannis Antetokounmpo contributes 20 points and Jabari Parker adds 19 and 10 rebounds in a 111-103 win over the Pacers.

20161006 CHI IND recap go90

Rodney Stuckey scores 20 points with seven dimes, Glenn Robinson goes 6-7 for 17 points as the Indiana wins it 115-108.

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Rodney Stuckey drives and makes the last second drop-off to Al Jefferson for two.

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Thaddeus Young scores 12 points and grabs 10 rebounds to lead the Pacers past the Pelicans, 113-96.

20160316 top10

Count down the top 10 plays from Wednesday night.

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Goran Dragic scores 25 points, Hassan Whiteside adds 10 with 12 boards and five blocks as Miami advances past Charlotte, 106-73.

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Al Jefferson kicks out to Courtney Lee who connects from downtown.

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Al Jefferson goes to work down low and draws the and-one.

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Nicolas Batum uses a behind the back pass to feed Al Jefferson who knocks down the open jumper.

0041500124_MIA_CHA_recap

Kemba Walker scores 34 points, Jeremy Lin adds 21 as Charlotte takes game 4 over Miami, 89-85.

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Al Jefferson finds Kemba Walker for the 3-pointer.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 73 games (all starts) for the Bobcats, averaging 21.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 0.9 steals and 1.1 blocks in 35.0 minutes ... Jefferson tied his career-high with 40 points in a win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Jan. 31, 2014 ... Named Eastern Conference Player of the Month for March and April 2014 ... named to the 2014 All-NBA third team

PREVIOUS SEASONS

2012-13 (w/ Utah): Appeared in 78 games (all starts) for the Jazz, averaging 17.8 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 blocks in 33.1 minutes… Ranked eighth in the NBA in field goals (611), eighth in defensive rebounds (564) and ninth in double-doubles (37)… Scored in double figures 73 times, including 31 games with 20 points or more and four games with 30 points or more… Grabbed double-figure rebounds 39 times… Scored a career-high-tying 40 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and handed out a season-high six assists on April 12 against Minnesota, becoming the first Jazz player with at least 40 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in a game since Karl Malone on April 19, 1995… Named Western Conference Player of the Week for the week ending March 31 after averaging 19.8 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.5 blocks and leading the Jazz to a 4-0 record… Scored 32 points and grabbed 13 rebounds on Feb. 8 against Chicago… Scored 31 points and grabbed 15 rebounds on Dec. 5 against Orlando… Scored 24 points and had season-high 17 rebounds on Nov. 12 at Toronto.

2011-12 (w/ Utah): Appeared in 61 games (all starts) ... Averaged 19.2 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.7 blocks in 34.0 minutes ... Missed two games due to personal reasons (3/17 and 3/18) ... Missed three games due to inflamed right ankle (12/30, 1/25, 1/30) ... Selected as Western Conference Player of the Week (4/16 - 4/22) after posting three double-doubles, averaging 20.0 points, a league-high 15.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 blocks for the week while leading the Jazz to a perfect 3-0 record ... Led Jazz in minutes played, scoring, rebounds, blocks and double-doubles on season ... Had 31 double-doubles ... Scored in double figures 59 times, with 20-plus points 27 times ... Had double-digit rebounds 32 times ... Had 18 points and 16 rebounds vs. PHX (4/24) to clinch playoff spot ... Had 28 points and tied a career high with 26 rebounds vs. DAL (4/16) ... Scored 30 points, had 11 rebounds and five blocks vs. GSW (4/6) ... Scored 27 points and had 16 rebounds vs. SAC (3/30) ... Had 28 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks in a career-high 51 minutes (four overtimes) at ATL (3/25) ... Had 26 points, seven rebounds and four blocks at SAC (3/22) ... Had 33 points and 12 rebounds vs. DET (3/12) ... Scored 31 points, had nine rebounds and five assists at CHA (3/7) ... Had 25 points, 13 rebounds and a season-high seven assists at CLE (3/5) ... Scored a season-high 34 points, had 12 rebounds and three steals vs. WAS (2/17) ... Scored 27 points, had 12 rebounds and four assists at LAC (2/1) ... Had 30 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks vs. CLE (1/10) ... Scored 21 points and had 11 rebounds at SA (12/31).

2010-11 (w/ Utah): Appeared in all 82 games (all starts) with Utah, averaging 18.6 points, 9.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 35.9 minutes ...Was only Jazz member to appear in all 82 games ...Led the Jazz in points per game (18.6) and rebounds per game (9.7) ... Recorded 37 double-doubles and led the Jazz in rebounds in 55 games ... Had 19 rebounds at Houston (3/20) ... Recorded season-high 36 points at New York (3/7) ... Recorded season-high 19 rebounds vs. Boston (2/28) ...

2009-10 (w/ Utah): Appeared in 76 games (all starts) with Minnesota, averaging 17.1 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 32.4 minutes ... Totaled 35 double-doubles and scored 20+ points on 27 occasions and had 10+ rebounds 37 times ... Inactive for six games, missing four for personal reasons (11/13-11/14, 4/7, 4/9) and two games due to a team suspension (3/3, 3/6) ... Scored a season-high 36 points vs. Dallas (3/8), his seventh career 35+ point outing ... Registered 26 points and grabbed a Timberwolves franchise-record 26 rebounds in a triple-overtime loss at Houston (1/13) ... Was his sixth career 20-rebound game and his fifth 20/20 game ... Grabbed his 3,000th career rebound against New Orleans (12/9) ...

2008-09 (w/ Minnesota): Appeared in 50 games (all starts), averaging 23.1 points and 11.0 rebounds in 36.7 minutes ... Became one of only five players in the last 10 years to average both 23+ points and 11+ rebounds for a season (Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Shaquille O’Neal and Chris Webber are the others) ... Named Western Conference Player of the Week for 12/29-1/4, the third such honor of his career ... Shot a team-best .497 from the floor and a career-high .738 percent from the line ... Season was cut short after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee at New Orleans (2/9) ... Underwent surgery on 2/18 and missed the season's final 32 games ... Grabbed a season-high 22 rebounds with a career-high tying four steals at Houston (2/7) ... Was his second career 30-point/20-rebound effort, and his seventh 30/10 outing of the season (15th with Minnesota) ... Scored 30+ points in four of his final nine outings (eight total), averaging 27.2 point and 12.3 rebounds per game in that stretch ... Collected 30 double-doubles and had 24 games with 20+ points and 10+ rebounds ... Was Minnesota's leading scorer in 35 of his 50 games, and top rebounder on 31 occasions ... Scored a season-high 39 points against Chicago (1/25) ... Attempted a career-high 31 shots against Houston (12/20), the most by a Wolves player since Kevin Garnett (33 vs. NJ, 2/20/00) ... Set a Minnesota franchise record by hauling in 12 offensive rebounds vs. Phoenix (11/26) ...

2007-08 (w/ Minnesota): Appeared in all 82 games (all starts), averaging 21.0 points and 11.1 rebounds in 35.6 minutes ... Seventh Wolves player ever to play all 82 games ... Collected 37 games with 20+ points and 10+ rebounds, one of only four NBA players to average 20/10 on the season (Dwight Howard, Carlos Boozer, Antawn Jamison) ... Ranked third in NBA in double-doubles with a career-best 55 (trailing only Howard and Chris Paul) ... Minnesota's top rebounder 68 times and leading scorer 47 times ... Scored in double figures in 79 of 82 games, including 48 with 20+ points and 10 with 30+ ... Ranked second in offensive rebounds per game (3.8), fifth in rebounding, 20th in scoring, and 20th in blocks (1.45) ... Tied his career high with the 40-point performance against Charlotte (4/8), joining Isaiah Rider (1994-95) as the only players in Wolves history to score 40+ twice in the same year ... Set franchise record by shooting 8-for-8 from the field in the third quarter at Charlotte ... 18 field goals were one shy of the club mark (19 by Wally Szczerbiak and Kevin Garnett) ... Blocked a season-high five shots at Houston (3/26) ... Dealt a career-high six assists vs. New York (3/22) ... Set a new single-season club record for offensive rebounds with 308, passing Felton Spencer (272 in 1990-91) ... Tallied his third 20/20 effort with 26 points and 20 rebounds against Chicago (1/30) ... Totaled 22 points and 20 rebounds at Miami (12/17) ... Named Western Conference Player of the Week (1/21-27) ... Scored 40 points vs. New Jersey (1/27), becoming the eighth player in club history to score 40+ ... His 14-for-17 free throw effort set career bests in both categories ... Hauled in 10 offensive rebounds at Golden State (12/26) ... Ended his run of six straight games with 20+ points and 10+ boards against New Orleans (12/22) ... Registered 32 points with 20 rebounds vs. Phoenix (12/8), becoming the second player in club history with a 30/20 night (Kevin Garnett eight times) ... Swiped a career-high four steals vs. Phoenix (12/8) ...

2006-07 (w/ Boston): Appeared in 69 games (60 starts), averaging 16.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 1.54 blocks in 33.6 minutes ... Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week (2/26-3/4) ... Had 38 double-doubles on the season ... Hit game winning shot with 0.1 seconds remaining against Miami (4/16) ... Scored season-high 32 points and grabbed 18 boards at New Jersey (3/3) ... Grabbed a season-high 22 boards at Detroit (1/13) ..

2005-06 (w/ Boston): Appeared in 59 games (seven starts), averaging 7.9 points and 5.1 rebounds in 18.0 minutes ... Scored 10+ points 21 times and grabbed 10+ boards six times ... Recorded five double-doubles ... Inactive for the final 13 games (sprained right ankle) ... Also missed nine games with a sprained right ankle (2/4-2/28) ... Posted season-highs of 21 points and 12 boards at Dallas (12/10) ...

2004-05 (w/ Boston): Appeared in 71 games (one start), averaging 6.7 points and 4.4 rebounds in 14.8 minutes ... Scored 10+ points 17 times (Boston went 13-4 in those games) ... Grabbed 10+ boards four times and recorded three double-doubles ... Led the team in rebounding eight times ... Scored a season-high 19 points vs. Miami (4/14) ... Placed on the Injured List with a sprained right ankle (1/28-2/16) ... Recorded first career double-double with 10 points and 11 boards vs. Golden State (1/5) ... Scored first career points and blocked three shots vs. Indiana (11/5).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Selected by the Boston Celtics in the first round (15th pick overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft ... Traded by the Celtics to the Minnesota Timberwolves, along with Gerald Green, Ryan Gomes, Theo Ratliff, Sebastian Telfair and two first-round draft picks, in exchange for Kevin Garnett on 7/31/07 ... Signed by the Timberwolves to a multi-year contract extension on 10/31/07 ... Traded by the Timberwolves to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Kosta Koufos and two first-round draft picks on 7/13/10 ... Signed as a free agent with the Charlotte Bobcats on July 10, 2013.

HIGH SCHOOL
Named to Parade All-America High School Boys Basketball First Team ... Finalist for the 2004 Naismith Award ... Named First Team All-America by USA Today ... Scored 16 points and added 11 rebounds in the 2004 McDonald’s High School All-American Game ... Named to 2004 USA Men’s Junior National Select Team ... Scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Nike Hoop Summit against top international competition ... Named All-State, All-Conference, and Conference MVP all four seasons of high school ... Tied Mississippi state tournament record with 56 points in a Class 3A semifinal game ... Led Prentiss to a 29-8 record and the Class 3A State Championship as a junior ... Named Mr. Basketball in the state of Mississippi as a senior, averaging 42.6 points and 18.0 rebounds per game ... Scored a career- high 66 points in Class 3A playoff game ... In a game his senior year, notched a triple-double with 62 points, 21 rebounds and 11 blocks

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 23GP 355MIN 78FGM 164FGA 47.6FG% 03PM 13PA 03P% 18FTM 26FTA 69.2FT% 28OREB 70DREB 98REB 21AST 13TOV 5STL 7BLK 47PF 1DD2 0TD3 174PTS -38+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016IND2313551747816447.6010182669.228709821571347-38
2015CHA4718109656224550548.50007211164.9572443017030413411748
2014CHA656119911082486101048.1254010816565.599449548113478468139-116
2013CHA737325531594700137650.93152019127769156636792155677912417630
2012UTA787825781391611123649.421711.8167217771565647201648089105170-159
2011UTA616120751170516104849.2142513717777.41334525851344710162155159
2010UTA828229401528654131949.600022028976.123555979414946153105238-168
2009MIN767624631301560112549.8040181266681805237031376398136205-516
2008MIN50501835115648597549.704018625273.817237654879398392141-104
2007MIN82822918172672114415005028439472.130860391111774119167222-549
2006BOS69602319110745388251.401020129568.12375197568848106136232-166
2005BOS597106246418937949.90408613464.29720229930304662166-110
2004BOS711105047519536952.8030851356311919331224225566195-44

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