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Al Jefferson

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  • Hornets End Knicks 3-Game Winning Streak

    Hornets End Knicks 3-Game Winning Streak
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts, who started in place of the injured Kemba Walker, was 5 of 9 from...
  • Holiday wonders what might have been with 76ers

    Holiday wonders what might have been with 76ers
    PHILADELPHIA — A little less than two years ago, Jrue Holiday represented the 76ers at the 2013 NBA All-Star Game and was seemingly a cornerstone of the franchise. Four and a half months later, new Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie began his...
  • Free agency can allow Magic to power up at forward

    Free agency can allow Magic to power up at forward
    Two years ago, when asked about their interest in free agency, GM Rob Hennigan said the Magic would be swimming in the "kiddie pool." After wading out without water wings to sign Channing Frye last offseason, is this the summer they snorkel in the...
  • Kemba Walker Leads Hornets To Rout Of Knicks

    Kemba Walker Leads Hornets To Rout Of Knicks
    NEW YORK — Charlotte Hornets scored 41 points in the second quarter and never relented, crushing the New York Knicks 110-82 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden to win their season-best fifth consecutive game. Charlotte (15-24), still without...
  • Bulls luck in landing two core pieces in 2011 draft residue of design

    Bulls luck in landing two core pieces in 2011 draft residue of design
    In July 2010, the Bulls were preparing to sign Carlos Boozer as a free agent when the Jazz, Boozer's previous team, asked for a favor. Allow the Jazz to sign-and-trade Boozer, creating a $13 million trade exception they eventually used to acquire Al...
  • Ira Winderman: No logic for Heat to tank

    Ira Winderman: No logic for Heat to tank
    First, the reality: NBA teams don't tank. At least not when it comes to the perception of playing to lose. Coaches coach to win; players play to win. Always. Example A was the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Now, that...
  • Rondo Has Triple-Double, But Celtics Fall To Hornets

    Rondo Has Triple-Double, But Celtics Fall To Hornets
    Hornets 96, Celtics 87: Al Jefferson scored 23 points and matched a season high with 14 rebounds as Charlotte surged past visiting Boston. Kemba Walker added 18 points and seven assists for the Hornets, who have won back-to-back games following a 10-game...
  • ASK IRA: Should Heat look at Lance Stephenson?

    ASK IRA: Should Heat look at Lance Stephenson?
    Q: Please tell me the Lance Stephenson trade rumors are just fabricated stories. He cannot be a member of the Heat. -- Andy. A: Well, at least not until Dec. 15, the first day he is eligible to be traded. With Stephenson's $9 million salary, it would...
  • Wednesday's matchup: Bulls at Hornets

    Wednesday's matchup: Bulls at Hornets
    TV/radio: 6 p.m. Wednesday; CSN, WMVP-AM 1000. Storylines: The Hornets haven't played since losing their ninth straight last Saturday. They are just 3-6 at home. The Bulls are 2-3 in the second of back-to-back games. Taj Gibson will miss his sixth...
  • Blake Griffin, Chris Paul get in sync to lead Clippers past Hornets

    Blake Griffin, Chris Paul get in sync to lead Clippers past Hornets
    Blake Griffin and Chris Paul wanted to keep it simple. Get back to doing those things they do so well. It's what made them All-Stars and transformed the Clippers from laughingstocks to serious title-contenders. Their team had largely gotten away...
  • Clippers praise DeAndre Jordan's defense in win over Hornets

    Clippers praise DeAndre Jordan's defense in win over Hornets
    DeAndre Jordan had 11 points and 12 rebounds in the Clippers' 113-92 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday. He also held Al Jefferson, who averages 20.7 points a game, to 16. After the win, Jordan's teammates were singing his praises on the defensive...