Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 2/17/12
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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