Timber-Wolf: Should Wolves Fans Write Off Big Al Jefferson?

May 9th, 2010 by Timber Wolf Leave a reply »
For what it's worth, Al Jefferson is No. 9 in Wolves all-time scoring, and No. 4 in Wolves all-time rebounding.

Also for what it's worth, there was one year were Al Jefferson struck fear into opposing defenses with his old school post up moves that rivaled the likes of Kevin McHale's 23 points, 11 rebounds, and 1.7 blocks were the norm for the all-star caliber player. Being a legit 6'10'', with a well filled frame and wingspan, Al Jefferson also had the tools to become an efficient defensive player.

Al Jefferson was considered at the time, a No. 2 option on a championship caliber team. With his ability to score seemingly at will, it would seem that Al would just need a No. 1 option in a wing player to become even more effective, and at the time, Al Jefferson probably wouldn't accept that.

With his arsenal, and Kevin McHale coaching him, Al Jefferson took a large amount of shots, and the Wolves' offense was run through him.

Enter in a torn ACL injury in the 2008-2009 season, and the Wolves struggle even more severely.

Most NBA experts say that it takes a full year to regain explosiveness and timing back from an ACL injury, ...

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