Walker Wishes Hornets Would Have Kept Al Jefferson

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But in a free-agent summer of hard choices, the Hornets said goodbye to (Jeremy) Lin, (Kemba) Walker’s backup, plus center Al Jefferson and shooting guard Courtney Lee.

“It sucks,” Walker said of free-agent losses.

“But that’s the business: You’re always going to play with some new guys every year. You think about Big Al, who I wish we could have kept. He helped change this franchise around big time from the day he got here.”

Source: Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer