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Stephen Jackson has been in the NBA for a very long time, and he hasn’t exactly come across as a highly-motivated player during his 12-year career. Jackson is incredibly passionate about rapping, and it seems like he spends more of his offseason time writing rhymes than he does in the gym. That’s probably because he does.
In fact, Jackson spends no time in the gym at all during the offseason. During an interview with New York City hip-hop station 105.1 FM on Monday, the Spurs shooting guard told the hosts of “The Breakfast Club” that he doesn’t work out when the NBA is out of season — at all.
“I don’t work out,” he said emphatically. “I ain’t worked out my whole career. That’s me. That’s how I’ve been my whole life. I been doing it so long, so when I go to training camp, I take those three weeks to get in shape.”
This is the same Jackson openly admitted he quit on the Bobcats and told the Bucks coaches he has accomplished more than them, so it’s not really a surprise. Jac
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NBA player Stephen Jackson gave a hilarious interview where he dishes on NBA rappers and much more. He even says he doesn't work out in the offseason.
New York’s Power 105.1 is privileged to be home to The Breakfast Club. The a.m. radio show is off-the-meter with it’s cocktail of edgy interviews and commentary from the hip hop perspective.
The San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson stopped by the show and provided them with what is certain to be a conversation that won’t be forgotten anytime soon.
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San Antonio Spurs' Stephen Jackson's offseason seems to be filled mainly with promoting his upcoming rap album, "Jack of all Trades."
And that promotional tour rages on as Jackson was a guest on Power 105.1 to talk about his album but when asked about his offseason training, Stephen says he usually takes it slow and never works out. Something he admits the Spurs...
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