Pacers' Al Jefferson: Hits double figures for third straight game
Jefferson finished with 13 points (5-8 FG, 3-4 FT), one rebound and one assist across 21 minutes in Wednesday's 131-109 loss to the Trail Blazers.
The absences of Paul George (ankle) and C.J. Miles (knee) have left the Pacers looking for additional sources of scoring, and Jefferson is one of the players who has stepped up. He's reached double-digit points in three straight games while seeing his playing time expand during that stretch, putting himself on the radar in deep leagues where available. Jefferson's ceiling is limited by coming off the bench behind Myles Turner, but even at his advanced age, he's still an effective scorer on a per-minute basis.