"There was a lot of teaching going on. We all wanted to win but the focus of the year was helping the young guys improve and get experience," said Jefferson, who hopes to latch on with a championship contender next season.
"I've gone through personal issues myself. Sometimes basketball, those couple of hours you're on the court, that's the only time you're focused on that," Jefferson said. "I'm not surprised by how well (Tony's) playing. If anything, this is when you become more focused on your game."