STU JACKSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stu Jackson to provide analysis for NBA TV

Former NBA executive vice president of operations Stu Jackson is joining NBA TV, providing analysis on rules, discipline and other areas that he oversaw in the league office. He also will take questions from fans on Twitter and give his insights on NBA.com. Jackson left his position on Aug. 1 after more than 13 years at the league, where he was in charge of all matters relating...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Union Denies Narrowing List Of Candidates To Jackson, Thomas, Mills, Whitfield

The National Basketball Players Association has denied an online report indicating that Stu Jackson, Isiah Thomas, Steve Mills and Fred Whitfield have become the four finalists to replace Billy Hunter as executive director. "That couldn't be further from the truth," a union source said Sunday night. "There's been no process where there have been any candidates...
Via RealGM
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA executive VP Stu Jackson to step down Aug. 1

The NBA says executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson is leaving his position on Aug. 1, and Rod Thorn will return to the league office as president of basketball operations. Jackson spent more than 13 years at the league. In his current position, he is in charge of all rules, conduct and discipline on the court. He informed Commissioner David Stern and other...
Via AP on Fox
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA could further expand replay

The NBA's Competition Committee is recommending an expansion of instant replay to include late-game reviews of block/charge plays, the first time the league is considering reviewing judgment calls by a referee. NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson announced the decision on Wednesday after the committee met during the NBA Finals. Current rules only...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Committee recommends review of block/charge calls

The NBA's Competition Committee is recommending an expansion of instant replay to include late-game reviews of block/charge plays, the first time the league is considering reviewing judgment calls by a referee. NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson announced the decision on Wednesday after the committee met during the NBA Finals. Current rules only...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Big East closing in on Stu Jackson?

   Another day, another rumor in the ongoing saga of the new Big East Conference’s search for a commissioner. The search for the past few weeks has switched from someone with college background to a more broader based, marketing oriented with a New York City base. With that in mind, the NBA and Major League Baseball were regarded as prime… Read More
Via A Jersey Guy
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson fined $25,000 for attempting to ‘influence the officiating’

Once Mark Jackson made his “hit men” comments heard ’round the world after Game 5 in Denver on Tuesday, immediate speculation was that the coach was attempting to sway the refs to the Warriors’ favor for Game 6. The NBA agrees that was Jackson’s motive and has fined him. Here’s the NBA’s press release: Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson has been fined $25...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson Fined $25K for Attempting to ‘Influence Officiating’

Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations announced today that Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson has been slapped with a $25,000 fine for making public comments ‘in an attempt to influence the officiating.’  Mark Jackson’s comments were in regards to how the Nuggets were a bit “dirty” in Game 5. In game 5, being down 3-1 the Nuggets wanted...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss
HANGING CHAD

NBA All-Star ballot removes C position

The NBA is making some changes to their All-Star Game voting procedure. They are eliminating the center position and have an alternative plan.

Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

UW basketball was dormant before Jackson

MADISON, Wis. They gathered in nervous silence, an unsettling uncertainty converging like a tidal wave in the pit of their collective stomachs. Selection Sunday, as it's come to be known, is supposed to be a celebration for the teams that qualify for college basketball's most prestigious event, the NCAA Tournament. Of course, a celebration only occurs once a team knows it...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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