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Though the San Antonio Spurs lost last night to the Dallas Mavericks 106-99 in Dallas, it also was the debut of newly acquired Stephen Jackson.
Jackson, a favorite among Spurs fans, finished with five points, one assist, in 17 minutes in his Spurs debut and should prove to be an upgrade over Richard Jefferson (who was sent to the Golden State Warriors) once he gets back into the rhythm of the Spurs' system.
But don't tell that to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban who just added more fuel to the Spurs-Mavs rivalry.
When asked about his thoughts by Dwain Price of the Dallas Star-Telegram on the Spurs adding Jackson, Cuban sniped back saying he could care less.
OK Cuban, obviously you don't care about any other team other than your Mavs but there is a chance the Spurs and Mavs will meet in the playoffs and I am sure if that happens, you will care about Jackson wearing black and silver.
About that extension, well let's leave that to the Spurs' front office.
BEST OF MAXIM
On this new episode of the Spurs RoundTable, Project Spurs' Michael De Leon, Humberto Cervera and Trevor Zickgraf break down the recent San Antonio Spurs' trade for Stephen Jackson from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for Richard Jefferson.
All three gentleman agree it was a great trade and weigh in on their thoughts on Jackson and what he will bring to the Spurs....
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili was a guest on Argentine radio show Todo Red yesterday and was asked about several topics, from the addition of Stephen Jackson to his health.
Ginobili, who was a rookie with the Spurs when he played alongside Jackson during the 2003 Championship campaign, said he was excited about Jackson's return to the Spurs.
"I'm excited. I...
SEAL OF APPROVAL
Jason Terry is in competition with the Spurs, but that doesn't mean he can't compliment his division rivals for a recent trade.
This Wednesday night, former San Antonio Spurs' defensive standout Bruce Bowen will have his jersey retired.
Truly an honor for Bowen as he will join David Robinson, George Gervin, Avery Johnson, Sean Elliott, James Silas, and Johnny Moore as the only players in Spurs history to have his jersey hanging from the rafters at the AT&T Center.
(photo via Spurs' Andrew Monaco...
As newly acquired San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson prepares to make his home debut in the AT&T Center on Wednesday, Jackson is preparing for not just his for his return to the city, but a return for the chance at winning another NBA championship.
French site rmcsport.fr recently caught up with Jackson and asked him a few questions regarding the trade, another opportunity...
Word is, Patty Mills is about to join Australian Boomers coach Brett Brown, with the San Antonio Spurs. There has long been speculation that this would be a good situation for Patty to walk into, with Spurs Assistant Coach Brown there as mentor.
In addition to the Brown connection, Patty joins a line of famous Aussie guards in Spurs colours, namely Andrew Gaze and current Sydney...
The San Antonio Spurs sent a message to the Oklahoma City Thunder last night that the Western Conference is still not won.
The Spurs beat the Thunder 114-105 in Oklahoma City as the Spurs are now within three games of the Thunder for the best record in the West.
During the early Spurs onslaught (San Antonio was up 27 points at one point during the game) rookie Kawhi Leonard went...
If any Spurs fans think forward Victor Sanikidze will ever be coming to the NBA, then they might want to stop holding their breath.
Sanikidze, who the San Antonio Spurs traded for with the Atlanta Hawks during the 2004 NBA Draft, will be a free agent at the end of Virtus Bologna's season and said he would like to continue to play in the Euroleague despite saying the NBA is...
The San Antonio Spurs (29-13) will face their in-state rival Dallas Mavericks (25-20) tonight in Dallas. The Spurs and Mavs have split their two previous meetings this season.
The last time these two teams faced off was a thrilling game where the Mavs beat the Spurs 101-100 in overtime where the Spurs' second unit brought back the team to almost pull out the win for San Antonio...
The San Antonio Spurs have sat atop the Southwest Division all season and the way the team is playing, it is highly unlikely they will lose their grip on the division lead.
But don't tell that to Dallas Mavericks' Jason Terry.
Terry thinks his team can win the Southwest Division despite trailing the Spurs in the division by five-and-a-half games, sitting at the third spot...
No matter who or how many San Antonio Spurs were on Dirk Nowitzki, or how much they pushed, prodded or swatted at the 7-foot All-Star, he kept making big plays for the Dallas Mavericks.
''He probably doesn't get enough credit for being the competitor that he is, and for being so tough-minded,'' teammate Lamar Odom said of Nowitzki. ''There's nothing...
According to ESPN, the San Antonio Spurs still have an interest in veteran point guard Derek Fisher, who was bought out by the Houston Rockets.
The San Antonio Spurs, sources told Stein, have not yet ruled out pursuing Fisher because their planned signing of former Portland Trail Blazers guard Patty Mills has been held up by the fact that Portland has not yet renounced rights to...
Dallas Mavericks forward Lamar Odom reportedly asked the team for a buyout in February but was denied by team owner Mark Cuban.According to Yahoo!Sports, Odom went to Cuban and GM Donnie Nelson seeking a buyout, says a league source. Odom, who was acquired in a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason, took time away from the team and was even considered for demotion to the...