February 13, 1980 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Washington Union
Fresno State (2000–2002)
|NBA draft||2002 / 27th overall|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers|
|Pro playing career||2002–2004|
He was named First Team All-Western Athletic Conference, All-Defensive Team and All-Newcomer Team as a sophomore at Fresno State University. Also named WAC Newcomer of the Year by the conference media. Jefferies had transferred from the University of Arkansas following his freshman year.
Selected in the first round (27th overall pick) of the 2002 NBA Draft out of Fresno State by the Los Angeles Lakers, his draft rights were traded along with Lindsey Hunter to the Toronto Raptors for Tracy Murray and the draft rights to Kareem Rush. He was later traded to the Chicago Bulls during the 2003-04 season. In his short NBA career, Jefferies registered 72 games played, 12 game starts, and averaged 3.9 points and 1.2 rebounds per game.
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