In the end, it was all about the right fit and feeling comfortable. It’s what went into the decision Rondae Jefferson made in calling Arizona coach Sean Miller and giving him a verbal commitment Thursday night to attend the school next season on a basketball scholarship.
There’s been a just-below-the-surface unwieldiness about Chester this season. It may seem hard to believe a perennial power like the Clippers, who have received a healthy dose of national acclaim this basketball year, would be lugging anything around with them.
Rondae Jefferson would be perched there anxiously at the edge of the bench, tapping his foot incessantly, a ball tucked under his right arm as his eyes floated from side-to-side like great brown sponges absorbing everything.