By Jose Grijalva, Project Spurs.com
In a recent interview with ProSportsExtra.com, San Antonio Spurs' Stephen Jackson keeps showing us how much of a difference one player's attitude can mean to a team and these two answers say a lot about him.
What were your goals coming into this season?
Jackson: I just wanted to become a better player, but most importantly a better teammate.
In game 6 of the 2003 NBA finals, you hit back to back three pointers that changed the whole momentum to your team’s favor. How did it feel to do that against the team that cut you prior to your first tenure with the Spurs?
Jackson: It felt sweet because of the fact that I did it against the team that didn’t believe in me.
With Jackson earning $10 million this final year of his contract, it'd be easy for him to demand an extension and play selfishly to inflate his worth for more money next year.
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