He used to be one of the most maligned Knicks to don the O&B, but Jefferies won all of us over last season. In particular, his ethic and effort throughout the elation of Linsanity was what turned the hearts of his previous detractors.
He seems to have reached his prime - a late bloomer to say the least - and his role fits the team so well since Tyson Chandler joined the fray.
Now that free agency is underway, the 76ers have reportedly voiced their interest in obtaining his services.
Free Agency is officially less than three hours away. The Sixers brain-trust consists of Rod Thorn and Buddhist Doug Collins, so bad decisions seem inevitable. First, they were rumored to be interested in Jamal Crawford – which would be terrible. Now, rumors have surfaced that the Sixers may be interested in Jared Jeffries.
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Our beloved Knicks can only afford him the veteran's minimum, and he proved outright that he can contribute at a level that exceeds such a low salary.
I'd hate to see him go.
How about you, KO.com?