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Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 2:48 pm  |  32 responses

Warriors Trade Stephen Jackson to Spurs for Richard Jefferson


The Spurs and Stephen Jackson are reunited. Sources tell Yahoo! that the Spurs have acquired Jax in exchange for Richard Jefferson a conditional first-round draft pick: “The San Antonio Spurs have reached an agreement to acquire Stephen Jackson from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for Richard Jefferson, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.”

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  • http://www.boogiewilliams.com Boing Dynasty

    Does anybody know if San Antonio has nice condos to rap in?

  • http://Roosterteeth.com Caboose

    Good move for San Antonio.

  • JoeMaMa

    If the Cap’n puts his game together….look out, NBA!!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18NBM3X0mHk IAMORANGE4EVER

    WOW! No offense to Richard Jefferson, but Captain Jack is an UPGRADE!

  • http://redoftoothandclaw.ca/ niQ

    S. Jax will suddenly look at his legs and realize he’s not injured anymore! lol

  • Jeremy

    WOW.

  • http://idunkonthem.blogspot.com albie1kenobi

    so THAT’s why warriors traded for him. i didn’t think it made sense for a GSW/stack jack reunion, considered how terrible the relationship was when they last parted.
    on the flip side, it’s a good reunion with spurs though, especially since they actually won a championship together. can’t wait to see the swag the spurs will have now.
    as for the warriors, why jefferson? how are you going to play him and wright? i can’t see either of them playing anything except SF. full on tank mode.

  • Rainman

    awesome trade for SA. Title contenders for sure.

    btw, Fisher just got traded LOOOOOOOOL

  • T-Money

    boing – don’t laugh they won a chip with jax starting at the 2. he’ll be straight with san antonio. jax is one of those guys that need to respect the org to behave and give his all. you would think that getting paid to perform would be enough but not everyone is as professional.

  • abaci

    seems like a good fit. and now he can rhyme Popovich with pop a b itch

  • fruizm

    I hate the Spurs but I do like SJ…he deserved better than the BUCKS.

  • LA Huey

    Good move for both teams. Warriors do some addition by subtraction, Spurs get a proven starter for Pop.

  • MaxIsNative

    This made my day. Thank you R.C. Buford.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Henkenzo

    welcome back s-jax.
    RJ was garbage since day one in the alamo… he even knew that.

  • Sparker

    how are they fixed for one-armed midgets?

  • http://www.nesn.com/2012/02/kobe-bryant-says-hes-better-than-michael-jordan-second-to-wilt-chamberlain-as-best-nba-player-ever-v.html shutup

    good look for the spurs.

  • http://minusthebars.blogspot.com don

    Somewhere, Stephen Jackson is smiling. I figured Milwaukee would send him to no man’s land ala Toronto Raptors.

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    This is an awesome trade… SJax has a lot left in the tank. So basically the Warriors dealt Monta, Udoh, and the other guy (I can’t remember… sorry) for Bogut and Richard Jefferson. Assuming Bogut can stay healthy, that’s a great trade. For all three teams.

  • AiRsMiTh

    Damn I slept till 3 o’clock just about and I wake up and i’s like Xmas morning. So many trades. And the Dubs get a conditional first rounder? Win.

  • .david

    according to salaries listed on hoopshype.com, it looks like the spurs will give about the same amount of money to jax, but his contract is one year shorter. hope jax can still play in the spurs’ system

  • http://www.slamonline.com TADOne

    Richard Jefferson is still in the league?!?!

  • http://www.kb24.com The Seed

    Richard Jefferson is a good mix with Curry and Warriors got Bogut. Good Deal.

  • RedRum

    I kid you not, I will be putting money on the Spurs after that move.

  • http://idunkonthem.blogspot.com albie1kenobi

    Richard Jefferson and Antoine Wright are roughly about the same player and neither can play power forward nor shooting guard. so who sits? i bet Mark Jackson wishes he’s back in the announcing booth.

  • http://Www.achtamsterdam.nl Phil

    @Abaci .. Made me laugh

  • http://slamonline.com LakeShow

    Who’s this Antoine Wright you speak of?

  • pacmac

    Love Jax, Beaumont in hizzy.

  • http://Roosterteeth.com Caboose

    LS: Some dude playing in Spain apparently…lol.

  • https://plus.google.com/photos/106403650426394352312/albums/posts davidR

    all i know is, the dubs gave up their best player and up and coming young defensive big for richard jefferson, and bogut (who is a HUGE if).
    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • http://www.triplejunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    Spurs vs Thunder West final now…?

  • i_ball

    Look at the tweets by Jax:) If fully healthy they can make it to the Finals!!!

  • Iggi

    @fruizm
    So does Monta Ellis.

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