Birthplace: Monticello, MS
NBA Seasons: 14
Al Jefferson signed to play for the Triplets as co-captain in March, 2019.
One of the last player’s to go from high-school to the NBA, Jefferson was drafted 15th overall based on his performances, skill, size and ability in school. Jefferson, born in Prentiss, Mississippi, posted 56-points in a high-school state semi-finals game and was rated as the number one center and fourth best prospect in the country.
Foregoing college, Jefferson started his NBA career with the Boston Celtics in 2004, posting solid statistics throughout his career. Most notably, Jefferson was known for being a double-double machine, averaging 15.7 points and 8.4 rebounds throughout his career.
Jefferson is listed at 6’10” tall and will likely present a number of match-up issues for whoever faces him.