Al Jefferson Injury: Updates on Hornets Center’s Calf and Return

November 29th, 2015 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson picked up a calf injury on Sunday against the Milwaukee Bucks and did not return. A timeline for his return to action has yet to be established.

Continue for updates.

Jefferson to Undergo Testing Sunday, Nov. 29 The Hornets announced Jefferson will undergo an MRI on Monday, and the team will provide more information at that time.

Hornets Will Miss Jefferson's Consistency if Big Man Misses Time Jefferson has long been one of the most consistent and productive bigs the NBA has to offer. He has rarely been recognized league-wide for his accomplishments, but his importance to the Hornets is obvious.

Charlotte made moves during the offseason designed to give it more shooting ability and stronger perimeter play overall, which means it is incumbent upon Jefferson to carry the load in the paint.

The 2014-15 season was a down year by Jefferson's standards as he averaged 16.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game, both of which were below his career marks.

In an effort to get fitter and healthier for the 2015-16 campaign, the 6'10" Mississippi native ...

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