Richard Jefferson is a American former NBA basketball player who played at the forward position and has represented the United States of America in several international sporting events.
He played seven(7) seasons with the New Jersey Nets and was a key element of their back-to-back Eastern Conference Championship teams of 2002 and 2003.
In August 2007, Richard Jefferson pledged $3.5 million toward the University of Arizona’s then-planned basketball and volleyball practice facility, which was eventually named in his honor
Though unhappy about the decision, Richard Jefferson was on June 26, 2008 was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks for Yi Jianilan and future teammate Bobby Simmons.
Born in June 21, 1980, Richard Jefferson played for a total of 8 NBA teams throughout his career before his retirement following the 2017-18 season.
What team does Richard Jefferson play for?
Richard Jefferson retired from playing in 2018 to work as a sports analyst on ESPN. On October 16, 2018, he joined the YES Network as the Nets’ game and studio analyst, and also appears as a basketball analyst on FS1, ESPN, and the Pac-12 Network.
NBA announced that sports analyst Richard Jefferson will officiate a quarter of the Knicks-Trail Blazers NBA 2K23 Summer League game in Las Vegas.