NBA Basketball

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Richard Jefferson
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Team: DenverHeight: 6-7 Born: 6/21/1980
Position: G-FWeight: 233 Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
College: ArizonaDraft: 1st Round 13th pick by Rockets (2001)


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Mar. 21 6:36 PM PT7:36 PM MT8:36 PM CT9:36 PM ET1:36 GMT9:36 6:36 PM MST8:36 PM EST5:36 UAE (+1)02:3621:36 ET7:36 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson did not score Wednesday as the Denver Nuggets topped the Chicago Bulls 135-102. Jefferson pulled down one rebound and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 4:08 on the floor.
Mar. 11 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST2:33 UAE (+1)23:3318:33 ET4:33 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson did not score Sunday as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Sacramento Kings 130-104. Jefferson did not grab a rebound but dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 4:48 of playing time.
Mar. 8 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE06:180:18 ET11:18 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson went scoreless Wednesday, going 0 of 1 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-108. Jefferson did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 0:52 of playing time.
Mar. 3 5:59 PM PT6:59 PM MT7:59 PM CT8:59 PM ET1:59 GMT9:59 6:59 PM MST8:59 PM EST5:59 UAE (+1)02:5920:59 ET7:59 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson scored four points Saturday on 2-of-2 shooting as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-117. Jefferson grabbed one rebound and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 15:25 of playing time.
Jan. 19 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST8:05 UAE05:0523:05 ET10:05 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson scored five points Friday on 2-of-3 shooting as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Phoenix Suns 108-100. Jefferson grabbed one rebound and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 14:14 on the floor. Jefferson went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Jan. 18 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET5:49 GMT13:49 10:49 PM MST12:49 AM EST9:49 UAE06:490:49 ET11:49 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson went scoreless Wednesday, going 0 of 1 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 109-104. Jefferson pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 15:05 of playing time.
Jan. 13 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET16:59 GMT0:59 9:59 AM MST11:59 AM EST20:59 UAE17:5911:59 ET10:59 AM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson scored four points Friday, going 1 of 1 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets topped the Memphis Grizzlies 87-78. Jefferson grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +16 in his 18:50 on the floor.
Jan. 13 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4222:42 ET9:42 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson scored six points Saturday on 3-of-6 shooting as the Denver Nuggets fell to the San Antonio Spurs 112-80. Jefferson pulled down four rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -14 in his 24:05 of playing time. He tacked on one steal.
Jan. 11 7:20 AM PT8:20 AM MT9:20 AM CT10:20 AM ET15:20 GMT23:20 8:20 AM MST10:20 AM EST19:20 UAE16:2010:20 ET9:20 AM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson did not score Wednesday as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Atlanta Hawks 110-97. Jefferson did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 0:34 of playing time.
Dec. 5 7:48 AM PT8:48 AM MT9:48 AM CT10:48 AM ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST19:48 UAE16:4810:48 ET9:48 AM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson did not score Monday on 0-of-1 shooting as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Dallas Mavericks 122-105. Jefferson did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 2:26 of playing time.
Dec. 2 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson scored two points Saturday on 1-of-4 shooting as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 115-100. Jefferson pulled down one rebound and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -7 in his 13:49 on the floor.
Nov. 30 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST8:33 UAE05:3323:33 ET10:33 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson scored two points Thursday, going 1 of 3 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Chicago Bulls 111-110. Jefferson did not grab a rebound but had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 12:23 of playing time.
Nov. 14 8:20 AM PT9:20 AM MT10:20 AM CT11:20 AM ET16:20 GMT0:20 9:20 AM MST11:20 AM EST20:20 UAE17:2011:20 ET10:20 AM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson went scoreless Monday, going 0 of 1 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 99-82. Jefferson did not grab a rebound but had an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -4 in his 10:21 on the floor.
Nov. 2 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST19:37 UAE16:3711:37 ET9:37 AM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson scored one point Wednesday as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Toronto Raptors 129-111. Jefferson did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -14 in his 4:46 on the floor.
Oct. 29 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET1:08 GMT9:08 6:08 PM MST8:08 PM EST5:08 UAE (+1)02:0821:08 ET7:08 PM CTNaN:� - Richard Jefferson went scoreless Sunday as the Denver Nuggets topped the Brooklyn Nets 124-111. Jefferson pulled down one rebound and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 1:52 of playing time.
Oct. 16 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET2:06 GMT10:06 7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST6:06 UAE (+1)04:0622:06 ET9:06 PM CTNaN:� - Jefferson has agreed to a one-year contract with the Nuggets for the veteran minimum salary of $2.3 million.
Analysis: The move comes three days after the Cavaliers traded Jefferson to the Hawks, who promptly waived the 37-year-old small forward. Jefferson, who averaged 5.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 79 games with Cleveland last season, probably doesn't have a whole lot left in the tank, but should provided the Nuggets with a needed veteran presence.
Oct. 13 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET22:22 GMT6:22 3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST2:22 UAE (+1)00:2218:22 ET5:22 PM CTNaN:� - The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Jefferson and guard Kay Felder to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday to get down to the maximum 15-player roster limit, according to multiple reports. The Hawks reportedly will waive both players.
Analysis: The 37-year-old Jefferson averaged 5.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 79 games last season.
July 5 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET21:40 GMT5:40 2:40 PM MST4:40 PM EST1:40 UAE (+1)23:4017:40 ET4:40 PM CTNaN:� - Jefferson isn't messing with any retirement talk this summer. After saying he would stop playing after the Cavaliers won the NBA title in 2016 and changing his mind, Jefferson said Wednesday that he will be back with Cleveland next season - his 17th as a pro.
Analysis: The 37-year-old, who had contemplated quitting, has one guaranteed season left on his contract worth $2.5 million. He averaged 5.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 79 games for the Cavs, serving mostly as a backup for LeBron James. He provided Cleveland with a big lift off the bench during the NBA Finals, when he was asked to guard Golden State's Kevin Durant and was perhaps the Cavs' most productive reserve.

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