Richard Jefferson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Richard Jefferson Agrees To One-Year Deal With Nuggets

    Hoops Rumors "Veteran forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year, $2.3MM contract with the Nuggets, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Jefferson cleared waivers on Monday. He was traded by the Cavaliers to the Hawks on Saturday in a cost-cutting and roster-trimming move by Cleveland. Atlanta..." October 17

  • Nuggets Interested In Signing Richard Jefferson

    Real GM Basketball "The Denver Nuggets have expressed interest in signing Richard Jefferson. Jefferson has also received interest from the Milwaukee Bucks, who have been the most aggressive team." October 16

  • Cavs nearly traded Jefferson in 2016 for leaking championship rings

    ESPN "After playing in 1,301 regular-season and playoff games combined, Richard Jefferson made it to preseason game No. 5 of his 17th NBA season before the plug was pulled on his career, possibly for good. About an hour before Cleveland faced the Orlando Magic -- while Jefferson was on the court,..." October 15

  • Richard Jefferson, Bucks Reportedly Have Mutual Interest Once SF Clears Waivers

    Bleacher Report "ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski and Dave McMenamin reported Saturday that veteran forward Richard Jefferson and the Milwaukee Bucks have mutual interest in a contract once he clears waivers. The Atlanta Hawks acquired Jefferson and guard Kay Felder in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers on..." October 15

  • Cavs, Hawks In Advanced Talks About Richard Jefferson Trade

    Hoops Rumors "The Cavaliers and Hawks are in advanced talks on a deal that would send Richard Jefferson and Kay Felder to the Hawks, Shams Charania of The Vertical tweets. It’s presently unclear what would head back the other way. The Cavs have been hard-pressed to unload a guaranteed contract ever since..." October 13

  • Cavaliers trade Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder to Atlanta

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers agreed to trade Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder, $3 million in cash and two future second-round picks to the Atlanta Hawks to trim the roster down to the mandatory 15 players for the start of the season. In return, the Cavs are getting the draft rights to Europeans Dimitrious..." October 13

  • Richard Jefferson says NBA Finals was closer than it looked

    CSN Bay Area "Richard Jefferson is still very upset that the Cavs lost to the Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals. And according to the 37-year old, the series could have gone the other way. "Fans don't fully grasp it," he explained on The Bill Simmons Podcast. "We lose 4-1, right. We didn't play great. But..." September 17

  • Richard Jefferson hints Deron Williams did not enjoy his time with Cavs

    Larry Brown Sports "Deron Williams’ tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers was thoroughly forgettable, and apparently he feels the same way as well. In the latest episode of his “Road Trippin'” podcast, Cavs forward Richard Jefferson hinted to guest Dave McMenamin of ESPN that Williams did not exactly enjoy his time..." August 15

  • Richard Jefferson: Kyrie Irving has had ‘a much tougher time’ with Cavs than realized

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson weighed in on Kyrie Irving’s trade request with unusual candor upon hearing it. Jefferson actually learned of the trade request while recording an episode of his Road Trippin’ podcast, and was quite honest in his assessment, including a look at why..." July 24

  • Richard Jefferson will return to Cavs next season

    Akron Beacon Journal "Richard Jefferson will return to the Cavaliers next season, he said Wednesday during the latest episode of his “Road Trippin’” podcast. Jefferson, who turned 37 on June 21, has one guaranteed year remaining on his contract at $2.5 million. “I will be starting my 17th season next year, I am..." July 05

  • Richard Jefferson's ex-business manager accused of $7M fraud

    ESPN "A former business manager for Richard Jefferson has been charged with defrauding the Cleveland Cavaliers forward of $7 million during his NBA career. According to a June 14 indictment in U.S. District Court in Tucson, Arizona, that was obtained by the Arizona Daily Star, Theodore Kritza has..." July 01

  • Richard Jefferson says Cavs 'shocked' by David Griffin exit, compares GM to Theo Epstein

    ESPN "Richard Jefferson says the Cavaliers players were "shocked" to hear Cleveland was parting ways with general manager David Griffin late Monday night. Griffin shepherded the Cavs to three straight NBA Finals appearances and the first championship in franchise history last year. Jefferson also..." June 21

  • Cavs' Richard Jefferson says he might retire this offseason ... for real this time

    CBS Sports "Veteran Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson chose to bow out gracefully and retire after Cleveland's dramatic Game 7 NBA Finals win over the Warriors in 2016 ... but then he changed his mind. Jefferson ended up re-signing with the Cavs on a two-year, $5.1 million contract. Now, it appears, the..." June 16

  • Richard Jefferson: Pressure is on Warriors ahead of Game 5

    Larry Brown Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson is piling the pressure on the Golden State Warriors ahead of Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The two teams find themselves in a similar situation to last year, with the series returning to the bay area with Golden State holding a 3-1 lead. The Warriors..." June 12

  • Without championship, Richard Jefferson says Cavaliers' season will be unsuccessful

    ESPN "The defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers are on the verge of possibly being swept by the Golden State Warriors, who hold a 3-0 series lead entering Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Regardless of Friday's outcome, Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson said the team's goal entering the season..." June 09

  • Richard Jefferson: Cavs have no need for major changes after Game 1

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers are definitely not in panic mode, even after being blown out by the Golden State Warriors in the opening game of the NBA Finals. Veteran forward Richard Jefferson was particularly bullish, telling reporters Saturday that the Cavs’ gameplan did not require a major..." June 04

  • Richard Jefferson warns Warriors of trash talk

    247 Sports "The war of words is just beginning. During media availability for the 2017 NBA Finals on Wednesday, 36-year-old veteran Richard Jefferson warned the Golden State Warriors regarding trash talk against the Cleveland Cavaliers. There has been a lot of back-and-forth banter between both teams..." May 31

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