HoopsHype Stephen Jackson rumors


January 7, 2014 Updates

Alex Kennedy: Clippers source believes Stephen Jackson will be waived soon, as @Dan Woike tweeted. Not sure why, or if LA is targeting someone else. Twitter @AlexKennedyNBA

January 3, 2014 Updates

L.A. Clippers - Maalik Wayns and Stephen Jackson: Wayns's contract was due to be guaranteed on December 1st, but the date was seemingly revised after Wayns's injury that has caused him to miss the whole season to date (players on unguaranteed contracts that are hurt in the course of team related activities are paid until they are healthy again). Healthy again, Wayns now seems unlikely to make the cut, in light of the Clipper's luxury tax position. The same position factors into the decision on Jackson, and his worryingly poor play since his midseason call-up compounds the problem. The Score

January 2, 2014 Updates

The following players cannot be dealt at all this season: Alexis Ajinca — New Orleans Pelicans; D.J. Augustin — Chicago Bulls; Andrew Bogut — Golden State Warriors; Kobe Bryant — Los Angeles Lakers; Seth Curry — Memphis Grizzlies; Chris Douglas-Roberts — Charlotte Bobcats; Stephen Jackson — Los Angeles Clippers; James Johnson — Memphis Grizzlies; Kendall Marshall — Los Angeles Lakers; Malcolm Thomas — San Antonio Spurs. HoopsWorld

December 27, 2013 Updates

The Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors do not like each other. Not even a little bit. That mutual dislike didn’t stop Stephen Jackson from giving a Warriors arena worker a present. OK, it was a regift, but it’s still nice. The NBA gave its players Samsung Galaxy Note tablets for the holidays, which is nice. Jackson took the gift and gave it to a stranger, also nice. Two nice things! Christmas spirit! Samsung! For The Win

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December 12, 2013 Updates

The Clippers found themselves in need of depth in the wake of injuries to Matt Barnes, J.J. Redick, Maalik Wayns and most recently Reggie Bullock. Jackson logged 12 minutes in the Clippers' 96-88 win over Boston, going 0-for-3 in his first game since April. The San Antonio Spurs waived Jackson on April 12, just days before the postseason began. "I felt pretty good. I was winded,” Jackson said after the game. "My legs were tired as soon as I got in the game, but it felt good to get back out there. Getting a win in the first one is definitely sweet.” RealGM

December 11, 2013 Updates
December 10, 2013 Updates

After saying earlier Monday the Clippers weren't going to sign "anybody today or probably even" Tuesday, Coach Doc Rivers said later the team was "close" to a deal with free-agent swingman Stephen Jackson. Jackson is expected to join the Clippers in Boston on Tuesday to sign a contract and take a physical. "We need him in a pinch and we need him like now," Rivers said. "And that's a guy that you can bring in and hopefully he can give you something right away with Reggie [Bullock] being out for at least this trip and maybe longer." Los Angeles Times

After being charged with a felony count of criminal recklessness in October 2006 for firing shots outside of a strip club when he played in Indiana, Jackson was suspended seven games by the NBA at the start of that season. "He's had his issues. There's no doubt about it," Rivers said. "He's breathing and living and I think if that's true, you should always give a guy another chance.…The good news is contractually, if it doesn't work, we'll walk." Los Angeles Times

December 9, 2013 Updates

One of the ways the Clippers may do that is the rumored addition of veteran forward Stephen Jackson. Rivers said after the Cavaliers game that the team would exhaust all potential avenues to fill in for Barnes, Bullock and Redick. “We are close,” Rivers said of adding another player. “It’s not done yet. Nothing’s done in our league until it’s done.” NBA.com

Stephen Jackson: One thing about me I never panic bkuz God taught me how to enjoy the bad and good times. It's easy to b positive when u are thankful and humble. God is Great. Let's turn up LA. Promise to give my all. #clips Instagram

Free agent forward Stephen Jackson has signed his contract agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers, a league source told RealGM. Jackson had been working on his deal with the Clippers, and the two sides reached completion on Monday afternoon. Jackson, 35, was waived by the San Antonio Spurs late last season – a tumultuous split that left the 16-year NBA veteran searching the market in free agency. RealGM

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