Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 3/16/12
Things never really panned out the way they were supposed to with the San Antonio Spurs and Richard Jefferson. I remember thinking when the Spurs got Jefferson from the Milwaukee Bucks that they got him at a great price because he was such a talented guy. I thought he would make the Spurs a whole lot better. It didn’t really work out that way. Jefferson had a lot of pressure on him when he came to San Antonio. He had been averaging around 20 points a game during his last few years with the New Jersey Nets and his one season with the Bucks. He was a great scorer in the prime of his career, it looked like the Spurs had landed a big time player. But RJ just never really fit in with the Spurs. All of his offensive stats in San Antonio are well below his career averages. That was probably expected since he joined a team that was already so talented, but the city expected him to take the Spurs to the next level, and he didn’t.  At first it seemed like he would just need some time and...
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