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Posted: June 27, 2002 Following Casey Jacobsen’s introductory press conference on Thursday, sat down with his proud parents, Von and Becky Jacobsen, and his popular girlfriend, Brittney Blunt, who all traveled with Casey from the NBA Draft in New York for his America West Arena debut. Von Jacobsen How proud are you today? Von: Last night was just awesome...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Stoudemire, Jacobsen Press Conference

Posted: June 27, 2002 The Phoenix Suns held a press conference Thursday afternoon to introduce their two first-round draft picks, Amare Stoudemire of Cypress Creek High School (Orlando, Fla.) and Stanford guard Casey Jacobsen. The following is a transcript of that media availability session. SUNS PRESIDENT BRYAN COLANGELO: Thanks to everyone for coming today and certainly thank...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Jacobsen's Journal

In 2000, it was Tony Delk's Diary. Last year, we had Tom Gugliotta's Gazette. This season, drafted rookie guard Casey Jacobsen to keep a journal of his training camp experiences. Logging on each day, Sept. 30-Oct. 5, Casey offered his thoughts on his first pro camp, his new teammates and the city of Flagstaff, and shared a number of entertaining stories on subjects...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

A Rookie No More

By Steven Koek, The young men who enter the NBA these days are advised by the league as to what to expect from the transition into the world of a professional athlete. Incoming rookies attend an orientation in New York where they are briefed about the many changes that will occur in their day-to-day existence and the pitfalls to avoid in social and financial dealings...
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA vs Europe, Pt. 1

by Casey Jacobsen Last year, I wrote an article on this website explaining some of the differences between European basketball and the NBA. It is easily the most frequent question I get from fans and friends, both in Germany and back home in the US. The answer to the question cannot possibly be covered adequately in one short conversation or internet column—it deserves some real...
Via SLAM Online
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic is not a fan of banks, keeps his cash

Recently, former NBA player Casey Jacobsen has been writing a blog for Slam Magazine online talking about his experiences in the National Basketball Association.In his latest post, Jacobsen dished out his "Yearbook Awards" and told us this interesting story about former teammate, Darko Milicic:It’s nearly impossible to explain the weirdness that is Darko, but he told...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Casey Jacobsen: J.R. Smith was biggest ballhog, me-first teammate

Former NBA player Casey Jacobsen is now playing ball in Germany. He’s written a few blog posts for SLAM Online and his latest entry made some ripples. Jacobsen, the former Stanford star, gave his “yearbook awards,” and his award for J.R. Smith was not kind. Most selfish teammate: JR Smith I played with JR his rookie year in New Orleans in 2005. We were a bad team, full of me...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

My ‘Yearbook Awards’

by Casey Jacobsen Do you remember when you got your yearbook in high school and there would always be those cheesy lists/awards about who was voted most popular, most likely to succeed, and best eyes? These “awards” are kind of like that, but with my teammates during the course of my four-year NBA career (Phoenix, New Orleans, Memphis). Weirdest teammate… in a good way: Chris...
Via SLAM Online
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

I Love/Hate Kobe

by Casey Jacobsen Kobe Bean Bryant, playing in his 16th year in the NBA, refuses to give up his top-dog status among the elite players. This condensed season is only 12 games old, but Kobe’s recent play is fueling discussions about him still being the best pure scorer in the League despite the younger LeBron James and Kevin Durant nipping at his heels. Following the Lakers’ embarrassing...
Via SLAM Online
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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