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Waitress takes out Stephen Jackson at MSG

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08:12 AM ET 01.04 | Twitter lit up Thursday night with news that the Spurs' Stephen Jackson had been injured against the Knicks -- not because he was injured, but how. We've seen players tumble into cameramen under the basket before or get hurt when diving into the crowd, but this is a new one. With a little less than 3 1/2 minutes to go in the first quarter, [Jackson] missed a corner 3-pointer and took a step backward, where he collided with a waitress squatting just outside the sideline, just in front of New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, who was sitting courtside across from the Knicks' bench. Jackson turned his right ankle on the play and couldn't get back on defense on the ensuing possession. ... Jackson didn't return to the game, but the waitress was seemingly unaffected.

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January 4, 2013  08:14 AM ET

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Wake me up when we can start bashing the Heat again.

January 4, 2013  08:33 AM ET

I thought a waitress took Jackson out.... to dinner or something... Misleading headline.. I'm going back to sleep and wake up Onion later...

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January 4, 2013  08:34 AM ET

For all the thugness in him all it took was a flyweight to knock him out... I don't feel bad for him.

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January 4, 2013  08:46 AM ET

what a stupid article

January 4, 2013  09:02 AM ET

I still like Stephen jackson.

January 4, 2013  09:39 AM ET

Since Amare can't man up on D they need others to "get involved".... ;)

January 4, 2013  10:04 AM ET

Did You Leave A Tip, Bro?

January 4, 2013  10:04 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

..............Misleading headline.............

Nah.......not really. I mean, I figured it out easily enough.

January 4, 2013  10:54 AM ET

Waitresses are a lot tougher than they used to be. NBA players, not so much.

January 4, 2013  10:56 AM ET

Apple?????

January 4, 2013  11:35 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Waitresses are a lot tougher than they used to be.

NBA players, not so much.

True......true.

January 4, 2013  12:18 PM ET

I've been taken out by a few waitresses in my time. Luckily,while some got me on the floor, at least I was not writhing in pain.

January 4, 2013  02:04 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Did You Leave A Tip, Bro?

Nice!

January 4, 2013  03:06 PM ET

I wonder what kind of service she was performing for Bloomberg.

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January 4, 2013  04:37 PM ET

No bloombogger order a 36oz drink and a hotdog and fries with extra salt.

 
January 4, 2013  06:06 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

I still like Stephen jackson.

Gotta love Capt. Jack

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