Stephen Jackson

Spurs will rest Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili in nationally televised game, Tony Parker also out

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Gregg Popovich is making a habit of tempting fate. First, he confronted Stephen Jackson. Even if that was done in a joking manner – and it was – you can never be certain how Jackson will react. Now, the Spurs coach is challenging another one of the NBA’s most strong-willed figures: David Stern. Both Tim [more]

Gregg Popovich yanks off Stephen Jackson’s headband

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The Spurs released Stephen Jackson just before last season’s playoffs, reportedly, because Jackson had been feuding with Gregg Popovich. Jackson could have been bitter, but he wasn’t. Even as San Antonio made the NBA Finals, he said, “I wouldn’t want me on the team, either.” If nothing else, Jackson  tells it like it is. If [more]

Tracy McGrady signs with San Antonio Spurs for playoffs

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Tracy McGrady is back in the NBA. A couple days after the Spurs cut loose veteran swingman Stephen Jackson, they have turned around and signed McGrady to a deal and he will join the team for its playoff run, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. McGrady played this season and China and has been cleared [more]

Solomon Jones: Knicks starter by night, free-agent-to-be by day

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The Knicks started Solomon Jones yesterday. Today, they waived him. Jones played just two game with New York, but he will go down in Knicks history, according to Adam Reisinger: Solomon Jones finishes his stint in NY with the worst PER in Knicks history (minimum 15 minutes played): -5.7 Why would the Knicks do this? [more]

In surprise move, Spurs waive Stephen Jackson

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In a move nobody saw coming, the San Antonio Spurs have waived Stephen Jackson — a regular part of their rotation who has been out with a sprained ankle. Art Garcia of NBA.com was first with the story. Because he was waived after March 1, Jackson cannot be picked up by another team and put [more]