Stephen Jackson RUMORS & NEWS

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    Madelyn Burke @MadelynBurke

    #Clippers waive Stephen Jackson. Doc Rivers: "He was really, really great. It was more, once Chris went down, we needed guards."

  • Clippers' Stephen Jackson never lost hope of returning to NBA

    Los Angeles Times "While working out in San Antonio, Stephen Jackson said he got a call from Clippers assistant coach Tyronn Lue three weeks ago telling the free-agent swing man that Los Angeles had interest in him. On Tuesday night, Jackson arrived in Boston and signed a contract, and Wednesday night he was..." December 14

  • Call From Tyronn Lue Led To Clippers Signing Stephen Jackson

    Real GM Basketball "Stephen Jackson wasted little time reporting to the Los Angeles Clippers. Jackson, who signed with the club on Tuesday, was active and played against the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden on Wednesday night. The Clippers found themselves in need of depth in the wake of injuries to Matt Barnes,..." December 12

  • Sources: Clippers eyeing Stephen Jackson

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Clippers are strongly considering the signing of former San Antonio Spurs swingman Stephen Jackson to fill their growing need on the wing, according to sources familiar with the team’s thinking. Sources told ESPN.com that Jackson, who has been searching for a new team since his..." December 09

  • Stephen Jackson explains why he choked Steve Francis

    San Antonio Express-News "Stephen Jackson’s previous appearance on ESPN’s Highly Questionable went so well they couldn’t resist bringing him back last week for an encore performance. This time completely unprompted he got to tell Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones the tale of how he ended up with his hand around the throat..." September 16

  • Stephen Jackson not fretting release from Spurs

    Pro Basketball Talk "While playing for under $700,000, Stephen Jackson helped the Spurs win the 2003 title. A free agent that offseason, Jackson wanted to be rewarded for his efforts, and San Antonio offered a three-year, $10 million contract. Jackson hesitated, and the Spurs yanked the offer, leaving Jackson with no..." June 09

  • Spurs waive Stephen Jackson

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs have waived veteran but mercurial small forward Stephen Jackson, teams across the NBA have been notified. The move, first reported by Yahoo! Sports and confirmed by multiple reports, comes four days after Jackson was left off the team plane for a road trip to Denver. Jackson, who is..." April 12

  • Spurs miss Jackson’s physicality in OKC

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs got a dollop of good news Thursday when an MRI on forward Stephen Jackson’s right ankle revealed only a mild ankle sprain that should not keep him out long. Of course, that didn’t help the Spurs against Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Listed as day-to-day, Jackson did..." April 05

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    Jeff McDonald @

    Stephen Jackson (ankle) doubtful for tomorrow's game vs. Kings. Gary Neal (calf) ruled out.

  • Spurs’ Jackson eager to reunite with grieving wife

    San Antonio Express-News "For Stephen Jackson, getting home at the conclusion of the weeklong Western portion of the Spurs’ rodeo road trip meant reuniting with his wife, Renata, to continue the process of recovering from the loss of the child the couple recently lost. Jackson said he and his wife are to learn results..." February 26

  • Spurs' Jackson returns to land of discontent

    San Antonio Express-News "The last time Stephen Jackson played in a game at the Bradley Center involving the Spurs, he scored 34 points. He was suiting up for the home team then, and his season high single-handedly lifted Milwaukee to a 106-103 victory. Jackson's offensive eruption of Jan. 10 would be the lone..." January 02

  • Stephen Jackson out 4-6 weeks with broken finger

    San Antonio Express-News "Stephen Jackson will miss four to six weeks with a broken little finger on his right hand, compounding the Spurs' injury woes at small forward. Jackson had started the past two games in replacement of starter Kawhi Leonard, who will miss the Spurs' upcoming six-game road trip with quadriceps..." November 19

  • Spurs Jackson comfortable as a starter

    San Antonio Express-News "Before walking to the center circle at AT&T Center Saturday against the Nuggets, Stephen Jackson's only starting assignment since returning to the Spurs in a trade March 16 had come in a loss at Utah in which Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker did not play. It was the second game of an..." November 19

  • Jackson: Seasons in Indy made me grow up

    San Antonio Express-News "Others might recall only the ugly end of Stephen Jackson's two-plus seasons with the Pacers, but the Spurs swingman swears his time in Indiana was among the most important of his career. Jackson, who scored 12 points in the Spurs' 101-79 victory over the Pacers at the AT&T Center, was traded to..." November 06

  • Stephen Jackson bows down to no man

    San Antonio Express-News "With Indiana in town for tonight's game at the AT&T Center, Spurs swingman Stephen Jackson took the time after shootaround to reflect on his two seasons with the Pacers. It was a time of crisis for the Texas native, whose reputation took huge hits with his involvement in the Malice at the..." November 06

  • Incoming — A reason Jackson will resist

    San Antonio Express-News "Some were shocked last week when a Spur was caught in the crossfire of a bottle-throwing fight. The stunner: It was Tony Parker in the New York club, not Stephen Jackson. Jackson has made a habit of being at the intersection of wrong place, wrong time. And had he been in New York, partying..." June 17

  • Stephen Jackson explains why the Thunder beat the Spurs

    Yahoo! Sports "Even before Game 6 tipped off, it seemed like Wednesday was going to be A Stephen Jackson Night. With his San Antonio Spurs facing elimination at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder, the man who once legendarily claimed to "make love to pressure" capped a pregame TNT interview with a confident..." June 07

  • The Devil and Stephen Jackson

    Grantland "Stephen Jackson looked at his buzzing phone and tucked it away, unanswered. He hurried to catch a connecting flight at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport that would take him back to Oakland and to the Warriors franchise he once helped to a historic playoff upset. Before he reached the..." June 05

  • For Duncan, Jackson, no plans to surrender

    San Antonio Express-News "Post-shower sweat was still trickling off Tim Duncan's brow after the Spurs absorbed their third straight loss to the Thunder in the Western Conference finals, a debilitating 108-103 loss at the AT&T Center, but Duncan had a request that surprised everyone: Start Game 6 immediately,..." June 05

  • Jackson's name is called – for Durant

    San Antonio Express-News "We have the title of Gregg Popovich's autobiography, assuming it already hasn't been taken by an adult website. "I want some nasty." It has a ring to it. "I said that?" Popovich said late Sunday night. He did. Before the fourth quarter began, Popovich also told his Spurs in a huddle,..." May 28

  • Jackson gave Spurs boost while with Bucks

    San Antonio Express-News "Long before he returned to the Spurs in mid-March, forward Stephen Jackson already had contributed in a major way to the steady defensive improvement that helped his future old team secure the top seed in the Western Conference. By torching the Spurs for 34 points in the Bucks' 106-103 victory..." May 10

  • Jackson back in playoff comfort zone

    San Antonio Express-News "Late last April, then-Spurs starting forward Richard Jefferson played nary a minute in the second half of Game 6 of the first-round playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies that sent the No. 1-seeded Spurs to an early vacation. In the second half of Sunday's Game 1 of the first-round series..." April 30

  • Jackson glad he didn't disturb fond memories

    San Antonio Express-News "It probably is overkill to suggest Stephen Jackson left his heart in San Francisco. Or even in Oakland. Still, Jackson insists — despite everything you might have heard or read — he harbors nothing but fond feelings for the place. "We did some great things out there," Jackson said of the..." April 16

  • Jackson's foul-shooting work paving way for improvement

    San Antonio Express-News "At the end of Saturday's practice, Stephen Jackson was shooting foul shots long after most of his teammates were gone from the practice court. Jackson's shooting stroke was unique in an unusual method unlike his usual style from the line. Spurs foul-shooting coach Chip Engelland had Jackson..." April 08

  • Jackson follows well-traveled road for his S.A. return

    San Antonio Express-News "Before the game, newest Spurs acquisition Stephen Jackson said he's been enjoying catching up with his favorite San Antonio restaurants and landmarks. Jackson said that the city hasn't changed much since he left in 2003, only a few weeks after the Spurs claimed their second NBA championship..." March 22

  • Mullin lauds Spurs for landing Jackson

    San Antonio Express-News "A little more than six hours after the Spurs beat the Western Conference's top team with Manu Ginobili sidelined, newly minted TV analyst Chris Mullin awaited a flight at the Oklahoma City airport and talked about the trade that made the Spurs a legitimate title contender. R.C. Buford and Gregg..." March 21

  • No regrets for Jackson

    San Antonio Express-News "Stephen Jackson was at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport late last week, minutes from begrudgingly boarding a connecting flight to San Francisco, when his cell phone buzzed in his pocket. The call was coming from a number with a 210 area code he didn't immediately recognize, so Jackson..." March 20

  • Jackson likely won't join team until after road trip

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs general manager R.C. Buford said that new small forward Stephen Jackson will complete a battery of medical tests and complete a physical before joining with his new team. Those tests will take place in San Antonio, after Jackson arrives to the team from Golden State. "We have 48 hours..." March 16

  • Jackson's benching by Bucks raises some eyebrows

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings said Monday he wished Stephen Jackson had played in Saturday night's game against the Chicago Bulls. Jackson picked up his third DNP-CD (did not play-coach's decision) in the last four games of the Bucks' 113-90 loss to the Bulls at the Bradley..." February 07

  • Winless stretch ends as Jackson scores 34 points

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Finishing the game was critical for the Milwaukee Bucks as they went down to the wire with the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. A winless five-game western trip had the Bucks in desperate need of a victory, and this time they made the plays to get it done. Brandon Jennings reached around..." January 11

  • Jackson ready for fresh start with Bucks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Stephen Jackson won't waste much time pondering the reasons for the draft-day trade that sent him to the Milwaukee Bucks. And the 33-year-old is not worrying about his return to Charlotte to play his former team in the Bucks' season opener Monday night. "Another game," Jackson said after the..." December 26

  • Jackson says he'll work with Bucks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Call him crazy. It's OK. Go ahead. Stephen Jackson doesn't care if you think he's a jerk or a weird dude. Just don't call him a bad teammate. The 33-year-old Milwaukee Bucks guard brings an edginess his new team has lacked in the past. But as Jackson joins a team badly needing a chemistry..." December 12

  • Kevin Durant went to Stephen Jackson for advice on playing overseas

    Yahoo! Sports "Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is best known as a bright young man who always does his homework, leaves a plate of cookies and glass of milk out for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, and scores upwards of 30 points per game even though he's just 22 years old. Based on popular opinion, you'd..." August 16

  • Trade has a nice ring to it

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "One of the many factors the Bucks considered in making the three-team trade on draft night with Charlotte and Sacramento was that in Stephen Jackson and Beno Udrih, they would be acquiring a couple players with championship rings. Jackson was a member of the Spurs' team that defeated Jason..." June 30

  • Edge and passion? Jackson says he will bring it

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Stephen Jackson walked into the Bradley Center media room with this greeting: "What's up, everybody?" Yes, you can say the Bucks' new wing player has a presence when he walks in a room. And the 33-year-old Jackson also believes he can make a difference on and off the court for a Bucks team..." June 30

  • Jackson says he will lead Bucks by example

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "He's not afraid. He wants to compete every night. He's a 33-year-old with some wear and tear on his body, yet he says he wants to play three or four more years. And all those things you heard about how he couldn't stand the thought of playing in Milwaukee? Forget it. Stephen Jackson..." June 30

  • Bobcats' Stephen Jackson: No more excuses

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Bobcats captain Stephen Jackson says he's sick of excuses - doesn't want to hear them from himself or any of his teammates. One excuse you clearly won't be hearing is that Jackson isn't in shape. The guy loves to take his shirt off these days and it's obvious why. Since the end of the..." June 04

  • Jackson's a keeper but he must evolve

    Charlotte Observer "Stephen Jackson missed the last five games of the season with that hamstring strain. You know what the Charlotte Bobcats' field-goal percentage was in those games? 50.7 percent. That's more than five percent better than the Bobcats shot for the season. In fact, if it stretched over 82 games,..." May 01

  • A hobbled Jackson won't help Bobcats

    Charlotte Observer "The question has never been whether a healthy Stephen Jackson affects the Charlotte Bobcats' bottom line: They're 2-6 when he doesn't play this season. The subtler question is, what defines a healthy Jackson? Coach Paul Silas keeps struggling with that. He needs Jackson (hamstring strain), but..." April 03

  • Jackson gift brings fans and players a step closer

    Charlotte Observer "Milwaukee guard Brandon Jennings bought Under Armour basketball shoes for the Bucks fans who sit at courtside. Charlotte's Stephen Jackson liked the idea and bought Jordan Brand shoes for 49 of the 50 front-row fans at Bobcat games. "We have two seats, me and my wife," says Charlotte forward..." March 30

  • Bobcats' Jackson is down to his last temper tantrum

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Bobcats captain Stephen Jackson complains kind of like he scores - in sudden, spectacular bursts. You know how Jackson can go five minutes without a point, then score 10 in four possessions? His technical fouls follow a similar pattern. He went a month in late December and early..." March 28

  • Jackson makes sure he starts against Pacers

    Indianapolis Star "Charlotte Bobcats forward Stephen Jackson brings a new meaning to playing injured. When he was with the Indiana Pacers in 2006, Jackson, swollen face and all, was on the practice court a day after being hit by a car during an altercation outside an Indianapolis strip club. That's why it..." March 24

  • Jackson's buzzer-beater caps Bobcats' biggest comeback ever

    Charlotte Observer "When it was over - after Stephen Jackson fit a ball through the narrowest of openings to complete the greatest comeback in Charlotte Bobcats history - the alpha male looked up into the crowd at Philips Arena for a defining statement. "That's…what…I…do!'' Jackson shouted, as if they didn't..." February 13

  • Bobcats Jackson can't stay out of referees' way

    Charlotte Observer "Grow up, Stephen Jackson. The world is not out to get you. And NBA officials don't make up their mind before each game to mess with you. You've gotten three technicals in the past two games, including two against the Boston Celtics on Monday night that got you thrown out in the second..." February 09

  • Jackson's technicals move him closer to suspension

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Bobcats shooting guard Stephen Jackson is now three technical fouls away from an automatic, one-game suspension, after he was ejected in the first half of Monday's victory over the Boston Celtics. Jackson received T's Nos.12 and 13. Under NBA rules a 16th in a season results in a..." February 08

  • The many faces of Stephen Jackson

    Charlotte Observer "Remember when Jake Delhomme quarterbacked the Carolina Panthers, and fans learned to live with "Good Jake'' vs. "Bad Jake?'' What we saw Wednesday in Auburn Hills, Mich., was vintage "Good Jack'' - how dominant and resourceful Stephen Jackson can be as the Charlotte Bobcats' primary scorer...." February 04

  • Jackson's 3-point bank a gift from hoops gods

    Charlotte Observer "Hey, who wouldn't try his best with Mom in the house? There were 18,000-some Warriors fans booing Stephen Jackson every time he touched the ball Friday night. But Jackson's mother was also there, watching him play in person for the first time since the Charlotte Bobcats-Orlando Magic playoff..." January 31

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