Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/19/13
  Stephen Jackson should just not speak and take the loss on this one, because making statements like this can only hinder him from moving forward and finding employment elsewhere. Unfortunately for Jackson and the San Antonio Spurs, his second stint with the organization, didn’t go as well as the first. Jackson was released by the team right before the playoffs began because he had become sort of a damaged part in the well-run machine that is Spurs. And according to a story courtesy Pro Basketball Talk, Jackson said that his departure came down to the fact that him and head coach Greg Popovich disagreed on role designation. “We had a disagreement,” Stephen told Sister 2 Sister about his most recent coach Gregg Popovich. “He wanted me to agree to players being better than me, and I didn’t agree. I’ve been in the NBA a long time, so it’s just something I didn’t agree with and something I have no control over. He’s the coach. He controls who plays, and he controls the team, which I do...
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