The 4-Down Podcast, Episode 30: Jaren Jackson
There are several players who have come through the San Antonio Spurs program over the years who have become near and dear to fans’ hearts. Jaren Jackson is likely one of those players.
Jackson was a member of the Spurs first championship team in 1999 and played over three seasons with the silver and black. In all, Jackson played 12 seasons in the NBA for several different teams, but his peak came in San Antonio.
Jackson joined Jesse Blanchard and I on the 4-Down Podcast this week. He spoke with us about his time in San Antonio, what it was like playing for Gregg Popovich and the family culture surrounding the Spurs franchise. He also spoke with us about what it’s like for players going through the lockout and the insecurity that comes with it. He also enlightens us on “lockout babies.”
There was no talk about his famous head shake, however.
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Big thanks to Jaren for taking the time to speak with us and best of luck to him coaching in Canada.