Al Jefferson’s FG percentage near the rim has dropped quite low the last two seasons. A barrage of missed chippies only has highlighted that. Yet, in the meantime, the 12-year veteran somehow had his dunking-est year for the Hornets as well.
The Charlotte Hornets started their first round series against the Miami Heat continuing to use a reasonable amount of aggressive coverage of the pick-n-roll. Only the Heat were ready for that and blew the Hornets defense out of the water.
The Charlotte Hornets failed to stop the fast-breaking Washington Wizards and thus lost an important game with regards to playoff seeding.
Al Jefferson willingly spread the ball around from the post as the Brooklyn Nets tried to stop Charlotte’s second unit go-to scorer with double-teams.
The sleepy Charlotte Hornets were no match for the Atlanta Hawks’ alert and mobile defense which awarded the division foes a valuable tiebreaker.
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