Jefferson blossomed in the role, becoming a good mid- and long-range shooter in addition to his slashing ability.
On August 13, 2004, Jefferson signed a six-year, ,000,000 contract extension with the Nets.
Jefferson was born in Los Angeles and was raised in Phoenix, Arizona.
Through the 2005–06 season, Jefferson continued to perform at a high level and established himself as one of the NBA's most versatile players.
On January 21, 2007, Jefferson decided to have ankle surgery.
With Donald Trump succeeding Barack Obama, will the 2017 champs make a similar trip to Washington? Richard Jefferson, via Hoops Hype: Jenkins – who co-wrote Le Bron James‘ famous coming-home letter – added that he wasn’t talking about Jefferson.
And those Cavaliers might be right, but I’m not sure.
During his 84-game career (77 starts), Jefferson averaged 11.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.