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Monday, March 1st, 2010 at 9:00 am  |  9 responses

Al Jefferson Suspended Following DUI Arrest

The T-Wolves have suspended Big Al for two ballgames: “The Timberwolves accepted center Al Jefferson’s apology on Sunday for alleged drunken driving after Saturday night’s loss to Portland, but they suspended their leading scorer for the next two games as punishment. Jefferson was arrested on Interstate 394 just outside downtown Minneapolis at 1:08 a.m. Sunday, a little more than three hours after he scored 19 points in the Wolves’ 110-91 loss, and booked into jail on a charge of fourth-degree driving while impaired, said State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske. ‘I made a very poor decision and I am truly sorry for that,’ Jefferson said in a written apology to Wolves owner Glen Taylor, his teammates, coaches and ‘Wolves fans everywhere.’ David Kahn, the Wolves president for basketball operations, announced Jefferson will not play in Minnesota’s game at Dallas on Wednesday, nor its home game Saturday against Houston.”

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  • Ken

    So lame. Come on Big Al! Hire a freaking driver.

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  • unrel

    i was a bit buzzed and driving at that same time in cali.. but i can’t afford a driver!

  • http://www.twitter.com/L_Playah L_Playah

    Losing like that does that to person.

  • http://www.twitter.com/L_Playah L_Playah

    Losing a lot does that to a person.

  • Bart

    Mini is tanking Kurt Rambis is a moron a stone cold moron

  • $tev3

    I thought he was a good guy

  • ClydeSays

    Last guy I would have guessed driving drunk. But this is what being the ‘franchise player’ on the TWolves will do to you…

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