Found February 17, 2012 on
The cold war between Stephen Jackson and his coach Scott Skiles continues to quietly rage on in Milwaukee, as the Bucks pray that they can find a trade partner prior to the deadline for the disgruntled forward. From the Journal Times: “After Stephen Jackson was benched for the second half of a game against Denver Jan. 17, I asked the Bucks veteran swingman whether he had any inkling Bucks coach Scott Skiles was going to do that. Jackson said he didn’t get any advance warning and he didn’t get any explanation after the game, either. It was abundantly clear even then that Jackson, whom the Bucks acquired from Charlotte last June and was expected to be a key piece to the Bucks’ puzzle this season, wasn’t on the same page with Skiles. Now, a month later, Jackson’s relationship with Skiles seemingly has disintegrated. In an interview with Rod Burks of Channel 4 (NBC) in Milwaukee, Jackson said: ‘We don’t have no relationship like I’ve had with other coaches and I don’t expect to have on...
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Stephen Jackson should have never signed with the Bucks. Considering he’s nearing the end of his career, signing with a lousy team made little sense unless he simply wanted money. A mere 30 games into the season, the honeymoon is already over. In fact, there never was a honeymoon as Jackson and Milwaukee coach Scott Skiles cannot see eye-to-eye. Jackson is frustrated, has been...
Stephen Jackson feels there’s no future for him with the Bucks. He feels disrespected by Coach Scott Skiles and tells HOOPSWORLD he’d love to play with the Magic, but his $10 million salary for next season makes him difficult to trade: “When asked if he has a future in Milwaukee, Jackson shook his head. ‘Not at all,’ Jackson told HOOPSWORLD. ‘It’s obvious, you can...
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Former Magic PG has to deal with "the system"For a guy who slugged Shaq in practice and loathed to lose even as a member of the Magic's expansion team, this has to eat at Scott Skiles.
Stephen Jackson has had quite an illustrious career for a guy who spent four seasons playing journeyman ball in Australia, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. Jeremy Lin has had it easy. He’s had moments of immaturity, including his role in the Malice in the Palace but he’s generally been known as a great teammate. However, this season has been a
For the first 42 minutes of Friday's game in Orlando, the Bucks were in control of the Magic. Playing without Drew Gooden due to a sprained right wrist and knee soreness, Milwaukee's group of undersized forwards did enough on All-Star center Dwight Howard to keep the Bucks in the lead since the early minutes of the game.
However, Milwaukee did not score a single point over...