He then said on Fox Sports Ohio (via Keith Jefferson was solid for Cleveland in seven games against the 73-win Warriors, averaging 5.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals per night behind 51.6 percent shooting from the field.
He primarily came off the bench as part of the second unit, but he started Game 3 when Kevin Love couldn’t play because of a concussion.
After the Cavaliers’ NBA Finals victory, veteran forward Richard Jefferson announced his retirement plans. I am retiring,” Jefferson said, in an interview with Fox Sports Ohio.
He said as much later in the Cavaliers’ postgame celebration, adding, “I need a cigar.” Jefferson, a first-round pick of the Rockets, just finished his 15th season in the league.
The defending champs had won 73 games but couldn't win a title, forever settling the argument of who was the greatest NBA team of all-time. And there was Richard Jefferson, who turns 36 years old Tuesday, on the court with a sobbing King.