HoopsHype Stephen Jackson rumors

April 12, 2013 Updates

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have placed forward Stephen Jackson on waivers. Jackson, who was in his second stint with the Spurs, saw action in 55 games this season, averaging 6.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 19.5 minutes. A 13-year NBA veteran, Jackson has appeared in 849 career games, averaging 15.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.30 steals in 32.1 minutes. NBA.com

After recurring disagreements with his coach about his diminishing role, the San Antonio Spurs released forward Stephen Jackson on the cusp of the playoffs, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Spurs had threatened the release for several days, but Jackson was still surprised that coach Gregg Popovich carried through with it on Friday, sources said. Yahoo! Sports

April 6, 2013 Updates

When Stephen Jackson and Matt Bonner were planning their joint birthday party, it can't have been easy to agree on a theme. But if there's one thing everybody can agree on, it's that Anchorman is a classic of American cinema. So the San Antonio Spurs teammates decided to have a viewing party, and act along with the film. In a great video interview with Spurs.com (which is absolutely worth four and a half minutes of your day to watch and you should do so right now), Captain Jack recounts his starring role as Ron Burgundy. He even played the jazz-flute solo, if he is to be believed. "I co-wrote 'Afternoon Delight,'" he says at one point. "I don't know if you knew that." USA Today Sports

April 4, 2013 Updates

Reserve forward Stephen Jackson has been diagnosed with a mild right ankle sprain, the Spurs announced Thursday. No immediate timetable for his return was provided. Jackson did not make the trip to Oklahoma City for tonight’s game. San Antonio Express-News

March 13, 2013 Updates
February 26, 2013 Updates

Not all the Spurs were thrilled about the experience. Guard Manu Ginobili was sated from lunch at one of his favorite Italian restaurants near San Francisco’s Union Square when the bus pulled into the In-N-Out parking lot. “I was coming from lunch, so it was a bad idea,” he said. “Tiago (Splitter) and I ate lunch in San Francisco, but it was a team thing, so I ate a burger and had a shake.” Stephen Jackson was ambivalent about the experience. “It was good, but I don’t like In-N-Out like that,” he said. “Fatburger, Sonic, Five Guys, but not In-N-Out. But I ate one.” San Antonio Express-News

February 25, 2013 Updates

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 of an autopsy conducted after the baby Renata Jackson had been carrying for six and a half months died after a premature birth. “It’s going to be good to get home just to see how she is doing,” Jackson said after the Spurs closed out their nine-game rodeo trip with a victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday. “I hope she is fine, hope everything is fine. She’s been on my mind ever since I left. Things are getting better. I’m OK and I’ll get home. We’ll get the autopsy and we’ll go from there.” San Antonio Express-News

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