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Al Jefferson biography

Date of birth : 1985-01-04
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Monticello, Mississippi, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-12
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, center for the Utah Jazz, NBA Draft

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Al Jefferson is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the NBA.

Career history:

Boston Celtics (2004–2007)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2007–2010)
Utah Jazz (2010–present)


Appeared in 76 games (all starts) with Minnesota, averaging 17.1 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 32.4 minutes ... Totaled 35 double-doubles and scored 20+ points on 27 occasions and had 10+ rebounds 37 times ... Inactive for six games, missing four for personal reasons (11/13 - 11/14, 4/7, 4/9) and two games due to a team suspension (3/3, 3/6) ... Scored a season-high points vs. Dallas (3/8), his seventh career 35+ points outing ... Registered 26 points and grabbed a Timberwolves franchise-record 26 rebounds in a triple-overtime loss at Houston (1/13) ... Was his sixth career 20-rebound game and his fifth 20/20 game ... Grabbed his 3,000th career rebound against New Orleans (12/19).


Full name is Al Ricardo Jefferson ... Born in Monticello, Miss., but grew up in Prentiss, Miss., a town of 1,500 people ... Selected to the 2010-12 USA Men's National Team Program ... Donated school supplies to underserved children living at Palmer Court which provides affordable housing to families and individuals who were formerly homeless in Salt Lake ... Hosts an annual basketball camp in his hometown each summer ... Joined several NBA and WNBA players in "Operation Rebound" to offer food and assistance to the victims of Hurrican Katrina in his home state of Mississippi ... Made a $25,000 donation to the Miami Dade College Foundation last offseason to establish a scholarship endowment in honor of his late father ... Appears in promotional materials for SoBe Life Water ... Enjoys listening to music, fishing and watching movies ... Favorite movie is "Scarface" ... Favorite actor is Eddie Murphy ... Favorite player growing up was Shaquille O'Neal ... Favorite team growing up was teh Chicago Bulls

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