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Richard Jefferson
Richard Jefferson
Position: F
Born: 06/21/80
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:222 lbs. / 100.7 kg.
Salary: $2,500,000
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Channing Frye: “Who the hell would’ve thought Channing Frye would be an NBA champion? Just four years ago, a team doctor in Phoenix looked at me and said the words that changed my life: “Channing, this is serious. If you exercise, there’s a chance you could die.” Before I start getting all sentimental, let me go back to the start. Kick your feet up and let me build this thing. Growing up, I wasn’t the best player — Richard Jefferson, whom I’ve known since I was 14, will gladly vouch for that, and often does. (Richard is the biggest bully on the Cavs, hands down, by the way.) In high school, I had size and I had raw potential, but as a basketball player I was hot garbage. When I got to Arizona, I got beat one-on-one every day in practice. A redshirt was hanging over my head. I knew I had to get stronger and better, fast. I was in the weight room constantly. I was shooting extra shots at night with Jason Terry, Luke Walton and RJ. Seeing guys like Jet and Richard work out that summer, it showed me how much they sacrificed to get so good.”
Storyline: Channing Frye Health
“Towards the end of the game, me and Bonzi Wells are kinda getting into it. Kenyon’s at the bottom of the free throw line and the referee tells Kenyon, ‘Tell your rookie to be quiet because I don’t wanna have to give him a technical this late into the game.’ Kenyon tells me, ‘Hey Richard, be quiet.’ Bonzi Wells goes, ‘Yeah! Listen to Kenyon and shut up.’ I just lose it. I’m like, ‘F, Bonzi! And F, you too, Kenyon!’ “I go and sit down, I’m mad, pissed off. I’m sitting down and Kenyon comes in the locker room pissed off. I stand up and he pushes me down in my seat. We have a full-on fistfight. The only thing that saved me is Aaron Williams, and you remember how big he was, grabbed him from the back to try and calm him down. My last swing hits Aaron Williams in his lip and busts his lip open. At that point in time, I realize what is going on. I have no problem fighting Kenyon. Aaron? I don’t want any piece of,” RJ says still with a quiver in his voice.
3 weeks ago via SLAM