Charlotte Bobcats: Pros and Cons of Al Jefferson's Huge Deal

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Charlotte Bobcats: Pros and Cons of Al Jefferson's Huge Deal
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The Bobcats got their man in 6'10" center Al Jefferson.

With a ton of salary cap room, and plenty of holes to fill, the Charlotte Bobcats promised to make a splash in free agency this offseason.

And make a splash they did, but it didn't come cheap.

The Bobcats agreed on terms today with free-agent center Al Jefferson on a two-year deal, with a player option for a third, worth a reported $41 million. The deal immediately fortifies a Charlotte frontcourt that was amongst the worst in the NBA last season.

But there are sure to be detractors. Jefferson fills a need but comes at a high price and has his flaws. There are definite pros and cons to this deal, and here we will explore some of them.

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