Jazz deal for Jef­fer­son

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS -

MINNEAPOLIS — Min­nesota agreed to send power for­ward Al Jef­fer­son to Utah for two fu­ture first-round draft picks and a salary-cap trade ex­cep­tion.

Jef­fer­son av­er­aged 17.1 points and 9.3 re­bounds last sea­son for the Tim­ber­wolves in his first year back from a ma­jor knee in­jury. He will help fill a void in Utah cre­ated when Car­los Boozer went to Chicago. Jef­fer­son av­er­aged 23.1 points and 11 re­bounds be­fore get­ting hurt in 2009.

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