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.Al Jefferson Boston Celtics

Position: PF
Height: 6-10 / 2,08
Weight: 265 lbs. / 120,2 kg.
Born: 1/04/85
Hometown: Prentiss, Mississippi

  Strengths: Very strong... Very good post skills... Soft hands.
Weaknesses: Must improve conditioning... Defense needs work.
Season highs: 66 points vs. Forest.
Attended the Prentiss HS in Prentiss, Mississippi since 2000.
Selected by the Boston Celtics as 15th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft.
Named MVP of the AAU 16-under championships in 2002.
Named 1st Team All-Conference and 1st Team Class 3A All-State in Mississippi in 2003.
Led Prentiss HS to the Mississippi Class 3A South State championship in 2004.
Selected to the McDonald's All-America Game in 2004.
Named to the 2004 USA Basketball Junior National Select team.
Named Mississippi Mr. Basketball in 2004.