What was your welcome-to-the-NBA moment?
The first time I put on a jersey for a preseason game . And the first time I got on a charter flight. I'm looking around the plane like, Wow, this is crazy.
Your most embarrassing moment?
One time at Madison Square Garden, which is our [the Nets] favorite place to play, I have a wide-open break, and I'm getting ready to do my windmill, and right as I go up, the ball just slips and goes out-of-bounds.
What's your favorite off-day activity?
Playing Halo, a video game that you play online. I just sit on my couch and don't leave my house for 10 hours.
If I weren't in the NBA, I'd be ...
Either a P.E. teacher or a basketball coach.
May 1, 2005
If I were commissioner for a day, I would ...
Get rid of the seven-game series in the first round. It's too long. I understand that's where the NBA makes money. But it wears us out. Let us play five.
In his first game back after wrist surgery, Jefferson had nine points in a loss to Miami on Sunday.
The Nets host the Heat on Thursday and Sunday. In Jefferson's last home game, on Jan. 7, he scored 20 points.