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Richard Jefferson

33-Year-Old    SF    Utah Jazz

2013-14 NBA Stats

PTS

10.1

REB

2.7

AST

1.6

STL

0.7

BLK

0.2

2013-14 NBA Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

It wasn't that long ago that Jefferson was averaging 19.6 points per game for Milwaukee, and the drop-off in production over the past five years has been staggering. Various injuries (and age) have limited his athleticism, and now his contract is more relevant to teams than ...

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HT: 6' 7"   WT: 222 lbs   DOB: 6/21/1980  College: Arizona   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #13 Overall in 2001   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, $38.9 million deal with the Spurs in July of 2010. Traded from the Warriors to the Jazz in July of 2013.

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Jefferson was able to play in all 82 games this season for the Jazz, starting the majority of them. He finished the year averaging 10.1 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.2 blocks during 27.0 minutes on the court.

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Richard Jefferson NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 24 33 41.1 22.2 7.3 4.0 1.0 0.5 0.9 42.2 84.4 4.0 1.5 5.8 2.7 33.7 7.2 17.1 6.9 8.2
2005-06 25 78 39.2 19.5 6.8 3.8 0.8 0.2 0.8 49.3 81.2 2.2 1.2 5.6 2.4 31.9 6.3 12.9 6.0 7.4
2006-07 26 55 35.6 16.3 4.4 2.7 0.6 0.1 0.9 45.6 73.3 2.2 0.9 3.5 2.6 35.9 5.5 12.1 4.3 5.9
2007-08 27 82 39.0 22.6 4.2 3.1 0.9 0.3 0.9 46.6 79.8 2.4 1.1 3.0 2.6 36.2 7.5 16.2 6.6 8.3
2008-09 28 82 35.8 19.6 4.6 2.4 0.8 0.2 1.4 43.9 80.5 2.0 0.7 3.9 3.6 39.7 6.5 14.9 5.1 6.3
2009-10 29 81 31.2 12.3 4.4 2.0 0.6 0.5 0.7 46.7 73.5 1.3 0.7 3.7 2.3 31.6 4.5 9.6 2.6 3.5
2010-11 30 SAS 81 30.4 11.0 3.8 1.3 0.5 0.4 1.7 47.4 75.9 1.1 0.7 3.2 3.8 44.0 3.8 7.9 1.8 2.4
2011-12 31 GSW 22 26.4 9.0 3.5 1.5 0.5 0.3 1.5 42.0 68.6 0.8 0.4 3.1 3.6 41.8 3.2 7.7 1.1 1.6
2011-12 31 SAS 41 28.5 9.2 3.5 1.3 0.6 0.3 2.0 41.4 70.0 0.8 0.4 3.0 4.6 42.1 3.2 7.8 0.9 1.2
2011-12 31 GSW/SAS 63 27.7 9.2 3.5 1.4 0.6 0.3 1.8 41.6 69.4 0.8 0.4 3.1 4.3 42.0 3.2 7.7 0.9 1.3
2012-13 32 GSW 56 10.1 3.1 1.5 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 45.6 71.7 0.4 0.1 1.4 0.8 31.1 1.1 2.4 0.7 0.9
2013-14 33 UTA 82 27.0 10.1 2.7 1.6 0.7 0.2 1.5 45.0 74.1 1.1 0.2 2.5 3.7 40.9 3.6 8.0 1.5 2.0
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Richard Jefferson NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 3 24.7 7.7 1.0 1.0 1.3 0.0 0.7 38.5 25.0 0.3 0.3 0.7 3.7 18.2 3.3 8.7 0.3 1.3
Last 14 Days 6 23.5 8.0 1.5 1.2 1.0 0.2 0.7 40.8 36.4 0.7 0.2 1.3 3.5 19.0 3.3 8.2 0.7 1.8
Last 30 Days 13 27.4 10.8 2.3 1.5 0.8 0.2 1.6 46.4 58.6 0.7 0.2 2.2 4.5 35.6 3.9 8.5 1.3 2.2
Last 5 Games 5 24.2 9.2 1.6 1.2 0.8 0.0 0.8 40.4 44.4 0.6 0.2 1.4 4.0 20.0 3.8 9.4 0.8 1.8
Last 10 Games 10 25.9 9.2 2.1 1.4 0.7 0.2 1.0 44.6 50.0 0.6 0.1 2.0 3.8 26.3 3.7 8.3 0.8 1.6
Last 20 Games 20 27.5 10.7 2.2 1.3 0.6 0.2 1.6 46.2 64.9 0.7 0.2 2.1 4.2 38.1 4.0 8.6 1.2 1.9

 

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2.  Gordon Hayward

3.  Brandon Rush

4.  Jeremy Evans

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True Shooting Percentage

57.3%

True Shooting % in 2013-14

In 2013-14, Richard Jefferson had a true shooting percentage of 57.3%.

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Richard Jefferson NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 24 33 36.0 19.5 6.4 3.5 0.9 0.5 0.8 42.2 84.4 3.5 1.3 5.1 2.4 33.7 6.3 15.0 6.0 7.1
2005-06 25 78 36.0 17.9 6.3 3.5 0.7 0.2 0.7 49.3 81.2 2.0 1.1 5.2 2.2 31.9 5.8 11.8 5.5 6.8
2006-07 26 55 36.0 16.5 4.4 2.7 0.6 0.1 1.0 45.6 73.3 2.2 0.9 3.5 2.7 35.9 5.6 12.2 4.4 6.0
2007-08 27 82 36.0 20.9 3.8 2.8 0.9 0.2 0.9 46.6 79.8 2.2 1.0 2.8 2.4 36.2 7.0 14.9 6.1 7.6
2008-09 28 82 36.0 19.7 4.6 2.4 0.8 0.2 1.4 43.9 80.5 2.0 0.7 3.9 3.6 39.7 6.6 15.0 5.1 6.3
2009-10 29 81 36.0 14.2 5.1 2.3 0.6 0.6 0.8 46.7 73.5 1.5 0.8 4.3 2.7 31.6 5.2 11.1 3.0 4.1
2010-11 30 SAS 81 36.0 13.0 4.5 1.6 0.6 0.5 2.0 47.4 75.9 1.4 0.8 3.7 4.5 44.0 4.5 9.4 2.2 2.9
2011-12 31 GSW 22 36.0 12.4 4.7 2.0 0.7 0.4 2.0 42.0 68.6 1.1 0.5 4.2 4.9 41.8 4.4 10.5 1.5 2.2
2011-12 31 SAS 41 36.0 11.7 4.4 1.7 0.8 0.4 2.5 41.4 70.0 1.0 0.6 3.9 5.9 42.1 4.1 9.8 1.1 1.5
2011-12 31 GSW/SAS 63 36.0 11.9 4.5 1.8 0.8 0.4 2.3 41.6 69.4 1.0 0.5 4.0 5.5 42.0 4.2 10.1 1.2 1.8
2012-13 32 GSW 56 36.0 11.2 5.3 2.0 0.9 0.4 0.9 45.6 71.7 1.5 0.3 5.0 2.9 31.1 3.9 8.6 2.4 3.4
2013-14 33 UTA 82 36.0 13.5 3.6 2.1 0.9 0.2 2.0 45.0 74.1 1.5 0.3 3.3 4.9 40.9 4.8 10.6 2.0 2.6
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Richard Jefferson NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 24 33 1355 733 240 133 33 17 30 42.2 84.4 132 49 191 89 33.7 238 564 227 269
2005-06 25 78 3059 1521 534 297 59 17 60 49.3 81.2 174 95 439 188 31.9 495 1005 471 580
2006-07 26 55 1956 897 240 148 34 8 52 45.6 73.3 120 48 192 145 35.9 303 665 239 326
2007-08 27 82 3200 1857 342 252 76 21 77 46.6 79.8 199 93 249 213 36.2 619 1328 542 679
2008-09 28 82 2939 1607 374 199 66 14 116 43.9 80.5 165 57 317 292 39.7 537 1222 417 518
2009-10 29 81 2524 994 356 158 45 40 59 46.7 73.5 105 58 298 187 31.6 362 775 211 287
2010-11 30 SAS 81 2459 891 310 107 38 34 135 47.4 75.9 93 54 256 307 44.0 304 642 148 195
2011-12 31 GSW 22 580 199 76 33 12 7 33 42.0 68.6 18 8 68 79 41.8 71 169 24 35
2011-12 31 SAS 41 1168 379 143 55 25 12 80 41.4 70.0 32 18 125 190 42.1 132 319 35 50
2011-12 31 GSW/SAS 63 1748 578 219 88 37 19 113 41.6 69.4 50 26 193 269 42.0 203 488 59 85
2012-13 32 GSW 56 568 176 84 31 14 7 14 45.6 71.7 23 5 79 45 31.1 62 136 38 53
2013-14 33 UTA 82 2213 831 219 130 56 14 123 45.0 74.1 94 18 201 301 40.9 294 654 120 162
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Richard Jefferson NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 24 33 41.1 53.7 44.9 14.0 13.9 1.0 19.9
2005-06 25 78 39.2 60.3 52.2 17.2 10.1 1.7 21.0
2006-07 26 55 35.6 55.5 49.5 13.7 11.1 1.2 13.8
2007-08 27 82 39.0 57.1 49.5 12.1 9.6 1.3 18.3
2008-09 28 82 35.8 55.4 48.7 11.0 9.1 1.2 16.0
2009-10 29 81 31.2 55.1 50.5 13.6 9.0 1.5 12.3
2010-11 30 SAS 81 30.4 61.2 57.9 11.5 10.0 1.2 11.1
2011-12 31 GSW 22 26.4 54.0 51.8 14.0 7.6 1.8 9.1
2011-12 31 SAS 41 28.5 55.6 53.9 12.9 7.5 1.7 9.3
2011-12 31 GSW/SAS 63 27.7 55.0 53.2 13.3 7.5 1.8 9.2
2012-13 32 GSW 56 10.1 55.2 50.7 14.5 10.8 1.3 3.6
2013-14 33 UTA 82 27.0 57.3 54.4 13.7 9.9 1.4 9.2
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Richard Jefferson 2013-14 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 16 at MIN 27 11 2 2 1 0 0 5 12 0 2 1 7 1 1 3
Apr 14 LAL 21 5 1 0 1 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 3 0 1 2
Apr 12 at DEN 26 7 0 1 2 0 1 3 8 1 2 0 1 0 0 3
Apr 11 POR 21 8 4 2 0 0 1 3 4 2 2 0 1 0 4 1
Apr 8 DAL 26 15 1 1 0 0 1 6 17 1 3 2 8 0 1 1
Apr 6 at GSW 20 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 3
Apr 4 NOP 19 7 2 0 0 1 1 3 5 0 0 1 3 0 2 4
Mar 31 NYK 28 11 2 3 0 0 0 5 9 0 0 1 3 0 2 2
Mar 30 at OKC 30 17 2 0 0 0 1 6 12 2 2 3 6 0 2 0
Mar 28 at NOP 41 9 6 4 1 0 0 3 8 2 3 1 5 0 6 3
Mar 26 MEM 30 15 4 4 0 0 0 4 6 4 6 3 5 1 3 1
Mar 24 DET 28 12 2 0 1 0 1 4 9 1 2 3 8 0 2 4
Mar 22 ORL 39 21 3 2 2 0 2 6 12 4 5 5 8 0 3 1
Mar 19 at MEM 28 9 1 0 0 0 1 4 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 1
Mar 17 at HOU 23 8 2 1 0 0 0 2 7 3 3 1 5 1 1 3
Mar 16 at SAS 29 8 2 0 0 1 0 3 9 0 0 2 3 0 2 4
Mar 14 LAC 36 14 3 1 0 0 0 6 12 1 1 1 4 0 3 2
Mar 12 DAL 29 12 3 1 0 0 2 4 12 3 4 1 5 0 3 0
Mar 10 ATL 31 15 2 2 0 0 1 6 9 0 0 3 4 0 2 2
Mar 8 at PHI 18 8 1 0 1 0 1 3 7 0 0 2 3 0 1 3
Mar 7 at NYK 27 12 1 1 2 0 3 5 9 0 0 2 5 0 1 4
Mar 5 at WAS 22 8 1 3 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 2 4 0 1 0
Mar 3 at MIL 23 7 1 2 2 0 2 3 7 0 0 1 3 0 1 2
Mar 2 at IND 20 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Feb 28 at CLE 33 13 4 0 0 0 1 4 9 1 2 4 7 1 3 4
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Feb 26 PHO 25 17 3 1 1 0 0 6 8 3 4 2 3 0 3 1
Feb 24 BOS 30 10 6 4 2 0 1 3 6 3 5 1 3 1 5 4
Feb 22 MIN 29 14 2 0 1 0 0 5 10 4 4 0 4 0 2 3
Feb 21 at POR 29 8 3 0 1 0 0 3 10 0 0 2 6 0 3 2
Feb 19 BKN 28 8 2 1 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 2 3 0 2 3
Feb 12 PHI 31 12 1 1 3 0 3 6 10 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Feb 11 at LAL 20 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 2 0 1 0
Feb 8 MIA 28 14 4 2 1 0 1 5 10 3 3 1 4 0 4 2
Feb 7 at DAL 27 10 3 4 1 0 2 4 6 1 1 1 3 0 3 1
Feb 3 TOR 20 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 2 0 2 1
Feb 1 at LAC 30 19 4 1 1 1 2 6 10 3 4 4 6 1 3 2
Jan 31 GSW 28 5 5 0 0 0 1 2 8 0 0 1 4 0 5 3
Jan 27 SAC 23 7 2 2 1 0 0 2 5 1 2 2 3 1 1 3
Jan 25 WAS 17 5 3 0 1 0 2 2 7 0 0 1 3 0 3 1
Jan 21 MIN 18 4 2 1 1 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 3
Jan 18 at MIN 22 2 4 2 2 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 4 0
Jan 17 at DET 27 13 3 1 1 0 1 5 9 0 0 3 6 0 3 2
Jan 15 at SAS 32 15 4 5 2 0 0 5 10 3 5 2 3 0 4 1
Jan 13 DEN 34 16 3 2 1 0 0 5 9 3 4 3 6 1 2 2
Jan 10 CLE 30 18 1 4 0 0 2 6 11 3 5 3 4 0 1 2
Jan 7 OKC 29 10 1 4 0 1 0 3 6 2 2 2 5 0 1 4
Jan 3 at LAL 34 16 5 3 1 0 1 4 11 5 8 3 7 0 5 1
Jan 2 MIL 25 4 2 1 0 0 2 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 2 2
Dec 30 CHA 40 9 5 2 0 1 0 3 10 1 2 2 6 0 5 3
Dec 28 at LAC 33 15 2 3 1 0 2 4 6 4 5 3 4 0 2 1
Dec 27 LAL 24 7 3 2 1 1 0 2 7 2 2 1 2 0 3 1
Dec 23 at MEM 36 18 6 1 0 0 2 6 12 3 4 3 4 0 6 0
Dec 21 at CHA 21 13 3 0 0 0 1 5 10 1 2 2 4 0 3 2
Dec 20 at ATL 18 8 2 3 1 0 0 3 4 2 2 0 1 0 2 1
Dec 18 at ORL 15 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 2
Dec 16 at MIA 12 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
Dec 14 SAS 24 8 4 1 0 1 0 3 5 1 1 1 1 0 4 0
Dec 13 at DEN 27 14 2 1 0 1 2 5 6 1 1 3 3 0 2 3
Dec 11 at SAC 21 20 1 3 1 0 0 7 9 3 4 3 4 0 1 0
Dec 9 POR 33 13 6 1 1 0 3 4 10 5 6 0 2 2 4 2
Dec 7 SAC 30 13 6 1 0 0 2 5 11 0 0 3 5 1 5 4
Dec 6 at POR 16 3 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 0
Dec 4 IND 21 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 1 2
Dec 2 HOU 22 3 2 2 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 3
Nov 30 at PHO 31 15 5 3 0 0 2 6 11 2 2 1 3 0 5 1
Nov 29 PHO 23 6 2 3 0 0 2 2 5 2 2 0 3 1 1 1
Nov 25 CHI 38 15 3 1 0 1 3 5 8 3 3 2 2 1 2 2
Nov 24 at OKC 23 8 1 1 0 0 1 3 6 0 0 2 4 0 1 1
Nov 22 at DAL 28 7 3 3 0 0 2 3 8 0 0 1 4 0 3 0
Nov 20 at NOP 41 13 5 3 0 1 0 4 10 2 2 3 6 1 4 4
Nov 18 GSW 32 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 9 0 0 1 2 0 1 2
Nov 16 at GSW 34 12 2 5 1 1 1 4 10 2 2 2 5 0 2 0
Nov 15 SAS 43 14 3 1 2 0 5 5 9 1 2 3 5 0 3 5
Nov 13 NOP 32 22 3 4 0 0 1 7 11 5 6 3 4 0 3 3
Nov 11 DEN 25 6 3 1 1 0 1 2 10 2 4 0 4 0 3 3
Nov 9 at TOR 25 6 2 0 0 0 1 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 2 0
Nov 8 at CHI 28 8 1 0 2 0 2 3 12 1 2 1 4 1 0 3
Nov 6 at BOS 32 13 2 3 5 0 2 5 12 3 4 0 3 0 2 3
Nov 5 at BKN 23 2 3 2 0 0 3 1 7 0 0 0 4 0 3 3
Nov 2 HOU 27 18 5 0 0 0 3 5 11 6 6 2 5 1 4 3
Nov 1 at PHO 22 7 4 2 0 0 0 1 6 4 6 1 4 2 2 2
Oct 30 OKC 20 10 3 0 0 2 2 4 9 0 1 2 5 0 3 3

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Richard Jefferson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jefferson came off the bench again Saturday and finished with seven points, one assist and two steals in 26 minutes.

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Jefferson will play off the bench Friday against the Blazers, the Jazz's official site reports.

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Jefferson continues to start for the Jazz and averages 10.3 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.7 steals on the season.

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Jefferson scored over 20 points for only the third time this season, finishing with 21 points (6-12 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 4-5 FT), three rebounds, two assists and two steals in 39 minutes.

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Jefferson has averaged just 7.4 points over the stretch of Utah's past five games.

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Jefferson is averaging 10.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.2 blocks this season in Utah.

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Jefferson (stomach) will start at small forward Wednesday against the Nets, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

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Jefferson (stomach) took part in morning shootaround but remains a game-time decision for Wednesday's contest against the Nets, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

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Jefferson has averaged 26.8 minutes per game, but his box scores have otherwise been held in check averaging 10.0 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 0.7 steals on the season.

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Jefferson (stomach) was able to play in Friday's game against the Warriors. He finished with five points and five rebounds in 28 minutes.

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Jefferson (stomach) will start Friday against the Warriors, the Jazz's official site reports.

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Jefferson (stomach) is listed as a game-time decision for Friday's game, the Jazz' official Twitter account reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Jefferson finds himself on the wrong team at the wrong time. Entering this season at age 32 after a relatively distinguished NBA career, the 11-year veteran is on a team looking to develop its youthful core. Where Jefferson fits will sort itself out in the preseason, but he might serve as a bridge until first-round pick Harrison Barnes is ready.

2011-12

The Spurs were considering using their amnesty provision on Jefferson, but they decided to keep him around for another year. Jefferson had a rough season in 2010-11, averaging only 11.0 points and 3.8 rebounds a game. The one bright side for Jefferson is that he averaged a career-high 1.7 three-pointers per game. Still, given his limited role in the offense, he’s going to have marginal fantasy value.

2010-11

Just two seasons ago-his last with New Jersey- Jefferson was a fantasy must-have, playing close to 39 minutes and scoring 22.6 points per game. His value dropped with his trip to Milwaukee, but he was still about a top-100 player there. All that figured to change with his move to San Antonio, and it did. Jefferson wan unrosterable for the better part of the season, nor does that figure to change much this year.

2009-10

Jefferson relocated to San Antonio this offseason, which is likely to negatively impact his fantasy value unless he modifies his game. Jefferson had become a bit of a one-trick pony of late, scoring at a good clip (19.6 ppg) but without the associated rebounds and assists that had once been a key part of his game. In San Antonio, Jefferson is likely to be at best the fourth option on offense which means that his scoring should take a big hit. His biggest avenue for potential fantasy contribution is in threes, where he is coming off of a career-best 1.4 treys/game last season. Jefferson should see plenty of wide-open looks from downtown by playing off of Tim Duncan’s post play and Tony Parker/Manu Ginobili penetration. If Jefferson knocks down the trey at anywhere near the 40 percent clip that he shot a year ago he could find his value as a scoring/shooting role player, which may even be more valuable than the pure scorer that he has been in recent years.

2008-09

Jefferson’s critics have long suggested that RJ’s production was far too dependent upon setups from Jason Kidd. After this season, we’ll have a pretty good idea if they were right. Jefferson arrives in Wisconsin coming off a remarkably healthy (82 games played) season and a new career-high in scoring average (22.6). But it was empty scoring… his other numbers suffered badly, with rebounding (4.2) at a six-year low. This year, with Scott Skiles calling the plays, we’re expecting Jefferson to be one of the Bucks’ top options on offense and a renewed focus on defense and rebounding, which should lead to improvement in boards and steals. But Ramon Sessions is a pretty significant step down from Kidd, so Jefferson will probably have to work a bit harder for his points.

2007-08

Jefferson was one of 2006-07’s biggest fantasy busts, as ankle injuries made Jersey’s "big three" into a "big two" for 27 games. After another summer of trade rumors, the Nets decided not to move Jefferson for a power forward and re-signed Vince Carter for another run with Jason Kidd. Assuming all three are healthy this year, Jefferson is an excellent candidate for a bounce-back year – and one you might be able to nab in a late round. Look for good scoring with solid percentages and the occasional three from Jefferson this year.

2006-07

Jefferson proved last year that quality, not quantity is the key to being an efficient and effective fantasy player. He only averaged 12.9 field goal attempts last year (teammate Vince Carter averaged 19.2 attempts), but still scored 19.5 points a night on 49.3% shooting from the field. Plain and simple, he makes the most of his scoring opportunities and, with Jason Kidd at the point, Jefferson gets a lot of his points in transition. He also got to the line 7.4 times per night last season and made 81% of his free throws. He needs to improve on his steals (0.8 spg last year) and assists (3.8 apg last year), to move into the top echelon of fantasy players, but if you want consistent, steady play, look for Jefferson in the middle rounds of your draft.

2005-06

Jefferson was ready for a big season last year before going down with a season ending injury in the very same game the Nets brought in Vince Carter. Now healthy, Jefferson looks to provide the third threat that the Nets were looking for in the Kidd/Carter/Jefferson trio. Look for big minutes and solid all around numbers from Jefferson this year.

2004-05

The Nets have decided to rebuild in the off-season, trading away both Kerry Kittles and Kenyon Martin for just future draft picks. The departure of those two players should give Jefferson all the shot attempts he needs to score 23-25 points per game, but those extra opportunities will come at the cost of his field goal percentage. Moreover, Jason Kidd’s injury will hurt Jefferson early on, as he won't receive the ball in optimal position to score, and the Nets won't be as likely to get out on the break. Still, Jefferson will play huge minutes and take plenty of shots, so his scoring, (and probably his rebound) numbers should be up.

2003-04

Jefferson fits perfectly in the Nets' up-tempo offense and will continue to excel playing alongside Jason Kidd. In his second year as the Nets' starting small forward, expect his 15 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, one steal, and .5 blocks to improve slightly.