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Stephen Jesse Jackson (born April 5, 1978) is an American professional basketball player for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. Jackson is a 6'8" ... More »Stephen Jesse Jackson (born April 5, 1978) is an American professional basketball player for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. Jackson is a 6'8" guard-forward. Jackson was born in Houston and grew up in Port Arthur, Texas. When growing up, Jackson worked in his grandfather's soul food restaurant in Port Arthur, Texas where he used to wash dishes and bus tables. At the age of 14, Jackson saw his half-brother Donald die, aged 25. Following the violent tragedy, Jackson often surmised how he wished he could have been there to assist and protect a member of his family. "You can't tell me seeing his brother die that way hasn't had an effect," recalls Pacers CEO Donnie Walsh. "To me, it's why he is always coming to the help of his teammates." He prepped at Lincoln High School in Port Arthur before transferring to Oak Hill Academy (Virginia) where he earned All-America honors in 1996. He was the leading scorer in the 1996 McDonald's All-American game, on a team that included Kobe Bryant, Jermaine O... [ Wikipedia ]

NBA Fight: Stephen Jackson vs. Steve Francis [VIDEO]

By James Patrick Quizon | September 12, 2013 1:32 PM EST Retired NBA point guard Steve Francis got choked by almost-retired NBA small forward Stephen Jackson in a fight at a night club on Wednesday night. Jackson, or known as “S-Jax” in the NBA or “Stak 5” in his rap career, was ...

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NFL Fantasy Football advice week eight

With 1,922 passing yards, thirteen touchdowns and just three picks, Ryan has played well with what he has, after losing Julio Jones, Stephen Jackson and Roddy White for extended periods this year. It seems I am picking on the Jaguars, but this is the easiest choice this week. The ...

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Rubio’s Triple-Double Propels Wolves Past Spurs

Stephen Jackson had 14 points and Danny Green 10 for the Spurs, who left Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard at home to rest after they throttled Oklahoma City on Monday night. San Antonio turned the ball over 17 times, leading to 30 points for Minnesota, and shot just 35.4 percent. A season ...

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Warriors Rally In OT, Snap 16-Game Skid Against Spurs

NOTES: Spurs swingman Stephen Jackson dressed but did not play for undisclosed reasons. He played against the Clippers a night earlier, his first game back since his wife had a miscarriage. Jackson had left the team in Chicago on Feb. 11. … The Warriors are also planning to wear ...

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Joe Giglio: 48 Predictions On The Road To Super Bowl XLVIII

Osi Umenyiora and Stephen Jackson will pace themselves during the regular season to ensure the former stars have enough left in the tank to help Atlanta get over the hump in the postseason. 31. Green Bay’s defense and offensive line will continue to deliver uninspiring performances. No ...

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Stephen Jackson On Malice At The Palace: ‘It Felt Good To Hit A Fan’

Two of the most notable participants in the fight were then Pacers players Stephen Jackson and Metta World Peace (then Ron Artest). As it turns out, Stephen Jackson doesn’t remember the fight as all bad. “Well let me say this. All the racial slurs, all the things I’ve heard, all ...

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NBA All-Star 2013 roster reactions: Joakim Noah thanks everyone, Mark Jackson gets mad

Parker told : "Pop always challenges me to try to have an All-Star year," and Stephen Jackson noted that "as long as Tim Duncan wants to play he's going to be dominant and be a threat out there. " Stephen Curry missed the cut, and that led to some overly-dramatic quotes ...

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Kobe Bryant too talented, ambitious to fail with Los Angeles Lakers

" • Stephen Jackson returns. The talented 35-year-old lightning rod came back with a Clubber Lang haircut to shore up the Clippers' perimeter. Based on Jackson's 14-year career, this experiment will either go very well or very badly. • Another rough week for Memphis. Quincy ...

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Stephen Jackson Took Tablet NBA Gave Him Christmas, Regifted It

Stephen Jackson Took the Samsung Galaxy Tablet That the NBA Gave Him for Christma... By Chris Yuscavage | Dec 27, 2013 | 2:23 pm | Permalink Stephen Jackson has been playing in the NBA for more than a decade now. He's made millions and millions of dollars and will probably never ...

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Clippers' Stephen Jackson doesn't hold a grudge against former boss

' Stephen Jackson had six points against his former team the San Antonio Spurs in the Clippers' 115-92 win Monday at Staples Center. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images / December 12, 2013) Gregg Popovich kicked Stephen Jackson off his team last spring. The latter deed ...

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Stephen Jackson happy to be back in NBA, with Clippers

Stephen Jackson, then a member of the San Antonio Spurs, plays against his current team, the Clippers, at Staples Center in February. (Harry How / Getty Images) While working out in San Antonio, Stephen Jackson said he got a call from Clippers assistant coach Tyronn Lue a “few ...

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Spurs waive forward Stephen Jackson, ending second stint with team

Spurs waive forward Stephen Jackson, ending second stint with team SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs waived forward Stephen Jackson on Friday, a surprising end to his second stint with the team. The 13-year NBA veteran averaged 6.2 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 19.5 ...

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Airport officer claims he was fired for exposing sleeping guards

Jackson said he told supervisors about sleeping guards, showed them photos (CNN) -- As a gung-ho supervisor, Stephen Jackson was so adept at finding and photographing sleeping airport security guards that colleagues called him the "Nighttime Ninja," he says. Now the 38-year-old ...

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Clippers waive Stephen Jackson, leaning away from Andrew Bynum

Stephen Jackson, left, with Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan. (Eric Gay / Associated Press) The Clippers waived forward Stephen Jackson on Tuesday, the team announced. That opens the door for the team to sign another player, because they have a 14-man roster. The Clippers are ...

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Clippers' Stephen Jackson says his conditioning is improving

The Clippers signed forward Stephen Jackson on Wednesday. (Maddie Meyer / Getty Images / December 11, 2013) It has only been two games, but Stephen Jackson thinks he’s making strides to get where he wants to be. Jackson, signed just three days ago, played 23 minutes against ...

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2013 NBA Finals Stephen Jackson, formerly of the San Antonio Spurs, in Miami, has no regrets

Stephen Jackson is in Miami, but not to watch his former San Antonio Spurs teammates play the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. The veteran forward, who was abruptly waived by the Spurs in April, told The San Antonio Express-News on Tuesday that he hasn't watched any of his former team's ...

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Orlando Magic vs. San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio already was playing without four players due to various injuries when forward Stephen Jackson tweaked his right foot three minutes into the game. The scare was short-lived and Jackson stayed in the game. Leonard was sidelined for a second straight game with a sore left ...

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Clippers' Stephen Jackson among players who redeemed early missteps

Stephen Jackson had bounced around with eight different organizations over 13 years before he signed a deal with the Clippers earlier this week. (Maddie Meyer / Getty Images / December 12, 2013) The NBA's most notorious villains have largely gone on to disappoint true crime fans. ...

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Stephen Jackson Explains Why He Choked Steve Francis at Club

By Chris Yuscavage | Sep 16, 2013 | 2:42 pm | Permalink Stephen Jackson wants you to know something about NBA players: They aren't all BFFs. For example, he's not friends with Steve Francis. He doesn't hang out with him. He doesn't pop bottles with him. And he damn sure doesn't know him ...

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Splitter Scores 22, Spurs Easily Beat Clippers

The Clippers' Stephen Jackson received a mixed reaction upon entering the game in the final 2 minutes. Jackson was waived late last season after reportedly butting heads with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich.. The Spurs' public address announcer mistakenly screamed "Manu Ginobili" in ...

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