He went on a ‘foul spree’ in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers. From AP-
Golden State Warriors swingman Stephen Jackson has been suspended for two exhibition games for conduct detrimental to the team.
The team said the suspension is for Jackson’s behavior Friday night against the Lakers. He picked up five fouls plus a technical foul in less than 10 minutes of action. He went to the locker room from the bench and never returned.
Jackson will miss Saturday night’s game against Phoenix in Indian Wells, Calif., and Monday’s game in Los Angeles against the Clippers.
Jackson has been unhappy with Golden State’s decline since reaching the second round of the 2007 playoffs.
Jackson has made it loud and clear that he wants to be traded. The NBA even fined him for his publicly stating so. If he doesn’t like getting millions to play for losing Golden State, I have an excellent solution. Send him to Oklahoma or Sacramento, who are as bad or worse than the Warriors.
All snark aside, the Warriors shoulld swallow this guy’s salary and just cut him loose if a trade can’t be arranged. He is no use to Golden State.
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