Sunday , Jan , 24 , 2010 Hoopsvibe

Richard Jefferson: I Have to Step it up

There are those who say Spurs forward Richard Jefferson has not been playing up to the potential that made him one of the NBA’s most hyped acquisitions of the offseason.

Among those who agree with this line of thinking — Richard Jefferson.

“I particularly haven’t been playing as well as I would like,” Jefferson said. “Everyone kind of has to look in the mirror and try to step it up.”

Jefferson is averaging 12.8 points per game, tied with Manu Ginobili for third on the team, but isn’t producing the bang for the 14.2 million bucks the Spurs are paying him this season.