Warriors Deny Stephen Jackson Is Going to Training Camp with Team

July 10th, 2016 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »

In one of the biggest surprises of the offseason, Stephen Jackson took another step toward reviving his NBA career Sunday.

Jackson told ESPN's Rachel Nichols (via Joe Rodgers of Sporting News) he'll be attending the Golden State Warriors' training camp in an attempt to earn a spot on the team's roster.

CSN Bay Area's Henry Wofford spoke to a source with the Warriors, however, who refuted Jackson's claim and said he hasn't been extended an invitation to training camp.

Nichols later clarified that it was "way too early for official training camp invites."

Should Jackson make Golden State's opening-night squad, it'll be his second run with the franchise—excluding his brief stay in 2012 before being traded to the San Antonio Spurs.

Some of Jackson's best years in the NBA were spent in the Bay Area. Over the span of four years, he played in 179 games for the Warriors and averaged 19.4 points a night. He was also one of the key players on the 2006-07 Warriors team that upset the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks in the playoffs.

The 38-year-old hasn't played in the NBA since 2013-14, when ...

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