9 People who turned their backs on the Milwaukee Bucks

David Jones talks to Gary Payton
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5. Stephen Jackson

Stephen Jackson has always been loquacious and unafraid to speak his mind. We've even seen it in his post-playing career.

The dude will say whatever he's got on his chest and is one of the more authentic voices we've seen in recent memory. 

(Even when he should probably not be talking).

Jackson played for the Bucks in his 12th season for a brief period of time, averaging 10.5 points on a measly 35.7 percent from the field and 27.8 percent from long-range. Milwaukee eventually traded Jackson to the Golden State Warriors, who re-routed him to the San Antonio Spurs, who he'd previously played for.

When Jackson had his first opportunity to face the Bucks, he took a shot at the franchise prior to the game.

"I just wanted to be around a positive organization that’s used to winning and plays the game the right way,” Jackson said. “Milwaukee, they’re not used to winning. I just wasn’t going to go for it at the end of my career.”

The irony here is that Jackson was not a good player for the Bucks. Better yet, Jackson was not a good player at this stage of his career.

He was 33-years-old after all. As a matter of fact, the Spurs released him outright by the end of the following season.