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Al Jefferson
12.5 6.1 1.6
Team: CharlotteHeight: 6-10 Born: 1/4/1985
Position: F-CWeight: 289 Birthplace: Monticello, Mississippi
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 15th pick by Celtics (2004)

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Dec. 30 3:53 PM PT4:53 PM MT5:53 PM CT6:53 PM ET23:53 GMT7:53 4:53 PM MST6:53 PM EST3:53 UAE (+1)00:5318:53 ET5:53 PM CT21:53 - Jefferson will miss at least six weeks following arthroscopic surgery to fix a tear in the lateral meniscus of his right knee.
Analysis: Jefferson had just returned to the Hornets' lineup after missing 11 games - six for a strained groin muscle, and five more on suspension for violating the league's drug policy.
Dec. 9 12:40 PM PT1:40 PM MT2:40 PM CT3:40 PM ET20:40 GMT4:40 1:40 PM MST3:40 PM EST0:40 UAE (+1)21:4015:40 ET2:40 PM CT18:40 - Jefferson has returned from his five-game suspension for violating the NBA's Anti-Drug program.
Analysis: The veteran center is coming off the bench Saturday against Memphis in his first game since Nov. 29. Jefferson had been sidelined by a strained left calf prior to being hit with the suspension.
Nov. 29 11:08 AM PT12:08 PM MT1:08 PM CT2:08 PM ET19:08 GMT3:08 12:08 PM MST2:08 PM EST23:08 UAE20:0814:08 ET1:08 PM CT17:08 - Jefferson returned Saturday and scored two points.
Analysis: Jefferson was out with a strained left calf.
Nov. 21 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST9:51 UAE06:510:51 ET11:51 PM CT3:51 - Jefferson made 11 of 19 shots on his way to 26 points against Philadelphia on Friday.
Analysis: He also grabbed 10 rebounds for his third double-double. Jefferson has averaged 20.8 points while making 56.3 percent of his shots in his last four games.
Nov. 16 10:41 PM PT11:41 PM MT12:41 AM CT1:41 AM ET6:41 GMT14:41 11:41 PM MST1:41 AM EST10:41 UAE07:411:41 ET12:41 AM CT4:41 - Jefferson poured in 29 points on Sunday.
Analysis: He made 13 of 17 shots to regroup from three subpar games in which he totaled 19 points.
Nov. 6 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET6:12 GMT14:12 11:12 PM MST1:12 AM EST10:12 UAE07:121:12 ET12:12 AM CT4:12 - Jefferson was excellent at Dallas on Thursday, scoring 31 on 15-of-18 shooting with nine rebounds.
Analysis: Jefferson had scored 14 or fewer in three straight games before breaking out Thursday. He's shooting 56.3 percent on the season.
Nov. 2 10:57 PM PT11:57 PM MT12:57 AM CT1:57 AM ET6:57 GMT14:57 11:57 PM MST1:57 AM EST10:57 UAE07:571:57 ET12:57 AM CT4:57 - Jefferson finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds in Sunday's loss to Atlanta.
Analysis: The 30-year-old's best days are probably behind him due to bad knees, but he's now logged double-doubles in two straight games.

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