• Stephen Jackson has been released by the San Antonio Spurs.

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Apr 12, 2013
    The San Antonio Spurs waived forward Stephen Jackson on Friday, a surprising end to his second stint with the team. Fresh off Friday afternoon's news that the San Antonio Spurs have waived Stephen Jackson just days before the start of the postseason, Andrew McNeill considers the veteran swingman's declining role on the team and whether the Spurs will actually miss him come playoff time ... Because he was released after March 1, Jackson - a member of San Antonio's 2003 NBA championship team - is ineligible for the playoffs if he signs with another team. Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com the Spurs came to the conclusion this week that it was best to release Jackson even at this unusually late date to try to "move forward" with the players who will be in Popovich's playoff rotation. In 849 games with San Antonio, New Jersey, Atlanta, Indiana, Golden State, Charlotte and Milwaukee, he has averaged 15.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.30 steals and 32.1 minutes. Jay Ramos takes a closer look at the impact Chris Andersen has had on the Miami Heat this season, and was somewhat surprised to find out that "The Birdman" long renowned for his shot-blocking prowess has arguably been more beneficial offensively than on defense for the defending champs. SG: Memphis Flyer.
    Source: deadspin.com
    • Spurs waive forward Stephen Jackson

      The San Antonio Spurs waived forward Stephen Jackson on Friday, a surprising end to his second stint with the team.
      Sources: nba.com ESPN.com
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