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Old 09-25-2013, 06:05 AM   #7
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Default Re: Al Jefferson to sign with the Cats

The backstory on Kemba Walker successfully recruiting Al Jefferson for the Charlotte Bobcats

So Higgins reminded Walker that he and Jefferson share an agent, Jeff Schwartz, so it was now Walker’s job to start the sales pitch, months before Jefferson officially became a free agent July 1.

Walker went to work, scheduling a meal with Jefferson in New York City to express what a good fit this could be. The Bobcats followed up on that effort by immediately making a pitch at midnight the first day of free-agency. Jefferson flew in for a visit, expressed his desire to sign here and the deal was done.
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