Foot forces Al Jefferson to sit out

Updated: April 28, 2014, 8:37 PM ET
By Michael Wallace | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- After playing through the pain for a week, a left foot injury has forced Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson out of Game 4 of the first-round playoff series against the Miami Heat.

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford ruled Jefferson out of Monday's game after the team initially declared him doubtful following its shootaround. The Heat hold a 3-0 lead entering Game 4, and no team in NBA history has overcome that deficit to win a best-of-seven playoff series.

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