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Former Golden State Warriors ahead Stephen Jackson has crept into the occasional NBA headline since retiring in 2014, however he took issues to a brand new degree of ridiculous throughout a current BIG3 press convention.

Sitting alongside Kenyon Martin and Gary Payton, Jackson claimed, “When you obtained the highest 10 guys right here, we might beat an precise NBA workforce,” per FOX Sports activities 1. “That is no fuel. I wasn’t smiling,” he completed.

To make issues worse, Martin agreed with Jackson and clarified that a assortment of the highest BIG3 gamers would compete with an actual NBA workforce, not only a summer time league unit.

Fortunately, Payton stepped in and certified the dialogue by saying the BIG3 squad would require a month to get into form.

Jackson, who’s 39-years-previous, might undoubtedly use that month of preparation. In a current BIG3 contest, he was referred to as out by Charles Oakley for lacking a layup.