Minnesota Timberwolves defeat Memphis Grizzlies, 109-102

Exactly 363 days had passed since Al Jefferson ripped up the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, an injury that typically takes a professional basketball player a year to completely recover from.

It's two days early, but let's go ahead and consider the Timberwolves' 109-102 victory over Memphis on Saturday to be Jefferson's clean bill of health.

He does.

"I felt like the old Al," Jefferson said after scoring 16 fourth-quarter points to almost single-hand...