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Al Jefferson
PPG RPG APG
8.1 4.2 0.9
Team: IndianaHeight: 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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Mar. 27 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST19:41 UAE17:4111:41 ET10:41 AM CTNaN:� - Jefferson left Sunday's game after suffering a sprained left ankle and he won't play Tuesday against the Timberwolves.
Analysis: Coach Nate McMillan said it'll be at least a few days before he returns, so you have to consider him unlikely for Wednesday's game at Memphis as well.
Mar. 26 4:44 PM PT5:44 PM MT6:44 PM CT7:44 PM ET23:44 GMT7:44 4:44 PM MST6:44 PM EST3:44 UAE (+1)01:4419:44 ET6:44 PM CTNaN:� - Al Jefferson scored 14 points, going 6 of 9 from the field, before exiting Sunday's win over the 76ers in the fourth quarter with a sprained left ankle. He grabbed seven rebounds and one steal, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 10:38 of playing time.
Analysis: Though x-rays were negative, Jefferson appeared in significant pain and had to be carried off the court in a wheelchair. The 32-year-old's status for Tuesday's game against Minnesota is up on the air, though he really isn't a viable fantasy option anyway.
Mar. 24 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST5:32 UAE (+1)02:3221:32 ET7:32 PM CTNaN:� - Al Jefferson scored four points Friday on 2-of-6 shooting as the Indiana Pacers fell to the Denver Nuggets 125-117. Jefferson grabbed six rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 12:12 on the floor.
Mar. 22 6:07 PM PT7:07 PM MT8:07 PM CT9:07 PM ET1:07 GMT9:07 6:07 PM MST8:07 PM EST5:07 UAE (+1)02:0721:07 ET7:07 PM CTNaN:� - Al Jefferson scored two points Wednesday on 1-of-3 shooting as the Indiana Pacers fell to the Boston Celtics 109-100. Jefferson pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 12:39 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Mar. 20 7:16 PM PT8:16 PM MT9:16 PM CT10:16 PM ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST6:16 UAE (+1)03:1622:16 ET8:16 PM CTNaN:� - Al Jefferson scored 10 points Monday, going 5 of 9 from the field, as the Indiana Pacers defeated the Utah Jazz 107-100. Jefferson grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 10:49 on the floor.
Mar. 10 6:44 PM PT7:44 PM MT8:44 PM CT9:44 PM ET2:44 GMT10:44 7:44 PM MST9:44 PM EST6:44 UAE (+1)03:4421:44 ET8:44 PM CTNaN:� - Al Jefferson scored six points Friday on 2-of-7 shooting as the Indiana Pacers fell to the Milwaukee Bucks 99-85. Jefferson pulled down one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -7 in his 12:44 of playing time.
Mar. 8 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)04:2222:22 ET9:22 PM CTNaN:� - Al Jefferson scored eight points Wednesday, going 4 of 10 from the field, as the Indiana Pacers topped the Detroit Pistons 115-98. Jefferson pulled down five rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 17:48 on the floor.
Mar. 5 12:32 PM PT1:32 PM MT2:32 PM CT3:32 PM ET20:32 GMT4:32 1:32 PM MST3:32 PM EST0:32 UAE (+1)21:3215:32 ET2:32 PM CTNaN:� - Al Jefferson scored four points Sunday, going 2 of 4 from the field, as the Indiana Pacers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 97-96. Jefferson grabbed eight rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +11 in his 12:56 on the floor.
Analysis: Jefferson returned after missing the previous four games after undergoing a root canal.
Feb. 24 1:41 PM PT2:41 PM MT3:41 PM CT4:41 PM ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST1:41 UAE (+1)22:4116:41 ET3:41 PM CTNaN:� - Jefferson (dental pain) is available for Wednesday's game at San Antonio.
Analysis: The veteran center has missed the last three games after undergoing a root canal. Expect Jefferson to see his usual allotment of around 15 minutes off the bench.
Jan. 21 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET5:50 GMT13:50 10:50 PM MST12:50 AM EST9:50 UAE06:500:50 ET11:50 PM CTNaN:� - Jefferson had 20 points for the Pacers in their 108-96 loss to the Lakers on Friday.
Analysis: That's back-to-back 20-point games off the bench for the veteran, who hadn't scored 20 this season prior to Wednesday.
Jan. 19 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST20:31 UAE17:3111:31 ET10:31 AM CTNaN:� - Jefferson had a season-high 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting Wednesday.
Analysis: Jefferson showed a glimpse of the player who had been among the league's top centers a few years back. Wednesday's performance, though, came in just 17 minutes. That's a typical amount of court time for the veteran, so unless that soon increases, he isn't a viable fantasy option.
Dec. 20 6:40 PM PT7:40 PM MT8:40 PM CT9:40 PM ET2:40 GMT10:40 7:40 PM MST9:40 PM EST6:40 UAE (+1)03:4021:40 ET8:40 PM CTNaN:� - Jefferson tied a season high with 18 points Tuesday.
Analysis: He's averaging 10.8 points over the last 14 games after averaging 5.9 in the first 16.
Nov. 27 4:47 PM PT5:47 PM MT6:47 PM CT7:47 PM ET0:47 GMT8:47 5:47 PM MST7:47 PM EST4:47 UAE (+1)01:4719:47 ET6:47 PM CTNaN:� - Jefferson scored 16 points for the second straight game and grabbed eight rebounds Sunday in a win over the Clippers.
Analysis: The consecutive games with 16 points comes after Jefferson averaged 2.7 in his six previous games. Jefferson has helped pick up the offensive slack with Paul George sidelined, so his numbers aren't sustainable.
July 1 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST20:09 UAE18:0912:09 ET11:09 AM CT15:09 - The Indiana Pacers have agreed to terms with Jefferson on a three-year contract worth $30 million.
Analysis: The 31-year-old Jefferson is an old-school post player who missed significant time for the Charlotte Hornets last season with a knee injury. He averaged 12.0 points and 6.4 rebounds in 47 games for the Hornets.

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