T-Wolves’ Jefferson pleads guilty to DWI
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Al Jefferson will serve two years
probation as part of his sentence for driving drunk.
Jefferson pleaded guilty Thursday to fourth-degree driving while
impaired. He was arrested Feb. 28 near downtown Minneapolis a few
hours after a home loss to Portland.
Hennepin County District Judge Mel Dickstein ordered Jefferson
to perform 40 hours of community service and fined him $300. He
sentenced him to 30 days in the county workhouse, but stayed the
jail time as long as Jefferson maintains a clean driving
Jefferson served a two-game suspension and apologized to his
teammates for his arrest. He led the Wolves in scoring this season
at 17.1 points per game and was second in rebounding at 9.3 per