Jefferson was whistled for four fouls in 12 scoreless minutes (0-2 FG, 0-2 3Pt) in the win over Detroit on Friday. None of his fouls were on Andre Drummond. Jefferson received 23 minutes in the blowout win over Phoenix on Wednesday and scored 14 points. He had not played in the previous three games and his role under Tyronn Lue remains to be determined.
Jefferson played just five scoreless minutes in the win over Washington on Wednesday. He grabbed a pair of rebounds. Jefferson has played five minutes in each of his last two games. With Kyrie Irving back at full strength, the playing time dominoes fall to Jefferson not getting much playing time. He is only worth playing in deeper leagues for a 3-pointer or two in a pinch.
Jefferson posted 10 points (3-6 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds and a steal over 26 minutes in Saturday's 105-76 loss to the Blazers. The 15-year veteran received some extended playing time with LeBron James exiting the blowout loss early. Jefferson has now drained multiple three-pointers in three of his last four contests, and has been reasonably productive over an average of just over 20 minutes this season.
Jefferson played just four scoreless minutes in the win over New York on Wednesday. He grabbed one board. Jefferson was able to play 23 minutes on Sunday against the 76ers, but ceded most of his minutes to Kyrie Irving against the short-handed Knicks. He could still see backup minutes in relief of LeBron James, but his minutes may be hard to come by with the Cavaliers getting healthy.
Jefferson scored five points (2-3 FG, 1-1 3Pt) in 21 minutes in the win over Boston on Tuesday. Jefferson continues to get regular minutes for the Cavaliers, but his effectiveness has been curbed for the most part. In his last three games, the veteran small forward has averaged 5.0 points, 1.0 3-pointers, and 1.3 rebounds.
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