Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 11/19/12
Stephen Jackson and the San Antonio Spurs knew they were in for a tough game in the first meeting of the season against the Los Angeles Clippers. They knew the Clippers, although hobbled with injuries last year, were embarrassed of being swept from the playoffs by them. In a post game interview, after the Spurs handed a loss to the Denver Nuggets, Jackson said tonight's game against the Clippers is going to be good but will be looking for a measure of revenge.   "Beat them. We owe them. It's going to be a big game for us," said Jackson. "You know, they were all hyped about that game because we swept them and they still have the dust pan in the arena. They were kind of hot about that and they played like it. It's a different team there now with Jamal Crawford now. We got a good game on our hands."   The Clippers were motivated to get redemption early on and the Spurs knew it. With their offseason acquisition of Crawford, this team is more dangerous than last year's team
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