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Understanding Reggie Jackson's contract with Detroit

"People talk about me getting $80 million, now you got people getting $85 million that haven't made the All-Star Game or anything like that. I guess they came in at the right time. The new CBA kicked in and they're good now. Reggie Jackson gets five years, $80 million. I'm getting the same as Reggie Jackson." - John Wall Of all the contracts handed out this offseason, few raised...
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Pistons' Reggie Jackson is hiring protection by paying teammate's fines

After signing a max contract extension with the Detroit Pistons this offseason, point guard Reggie Jackson is taking an interesting approach on how to spend some of that money: he's hiring protection.  Although he wouldn't confess to it when asked directly, new teammate Marcus Morris said that Jackson offered to pay all the fines for his technical fouls this season.  That may be...
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#Trending: Pistons training camp 2015 -- Day 2 (VIDEO)

Marcus Morris and Reggie Jackson spoke to the media following the second day of Pistons training camp.
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Reggie Jackson Ready To Prove He's Worth $80M Contract

Reggie Jackson re-signed with the Detroit Pistons this offseason on a five-year, $80 million contract. Jackson is embracing the pressure that comes with those type of expectations. "Always," Jackson said Monday during Pistons media day at The Palace of Auburn Hills. "I've got to live up to trying to win a championship. Money is money. I worked just as hard when people said I didn...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson is excited about the extra floor space with Greg Monroe gone

Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson received a max contract extension this offseason, and he also received some extra floor space when Greg Monroe left in free agency.  The Pistons spent the offseason adding shooting at multiple positions after Monroe left, and Jackson is excited about how the new-look offense should function with Stan Van Gundy at the helm. Here's what...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson is fixing a flaw in his jumper

Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson hasn't been a great shooter in the first four years of his career.  Jackson is a 29.4 percent three-point shooter for his career, but he and the Pistons coaching staff spent the offseason identifying why he hasn't been effective from long distances.  Here's more from Keith Langlois at  Jackson’s summer began with a visit...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Pistons Lock Up Reggie Jackson

The Detroit Pistons have reached a five-year agreement with restricted free agent Reggie Jackson, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Restricted free agent guard Reggie Jackson has agreed to a five-year, $80M extension with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 6, 2015 Detroit acquired the point guard from the Oklahoma...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons Re-Sign Reggie Jackson to Five-Year, $80 Million Contract

The absurd amount of money being thrown around the NBA this summer continued on Sunday night with the Detroit Pistons reportedly signing restricted free agent Reggie Jackson to a five-year, $80 million contract. Restricted free agent guard Reggie Jackson has agreed to a five-year, $80M extension with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson reportedly refused to play a game for OKC

Reggie Jackson finally got his wish and was traded by the Thunder Thursday before the deadline, giving him a chance to start on a new team. We knew Jackson was unhappy with his role in Oklahoma City, but now we’re learning just what a malcontent he was. Longtime Thunder insider Royce Young reported the following...Read More
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson ‘cried tears of joy’ after finding out he was traded

Among the flurry of NBA activity on Thursday was Reggie Jackson being traded from the Thunder to the Pistons. With Jackson due to be a restricted free agent at the end of the season, the chances of him returning to Oklahoma City to continue being a backup to Russell Westbrook were essentially nonexistent. An opportunity...Read More
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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