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GeauxTigerTM
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I remember CJ putting on a little weight his SO year at LSU.


CJ always had weight issues due to his medication for Tourettes. It was a constant struggle to decide whether he'd take them to help reduce ticks and add a little weight, or stop and drop weight but suffer through more ticks.

And yes...he was the best pure player I've ever seen in person...and I saw MJ and Dominique Wilkins play a regular season game at UNO back in 1984. What CJ could do offensively makes basketball today look boring and slow.






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dukke v
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Chris Jackson was the best player that I have ever witnessed with my own eyes.


An AMAZING player [IN College]...


BUT.. Pitol Pete >>>>> CJ With my own eyes. I would also put Magic above CJ cause he could do so much on the court..






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Choupique19
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I would also put Magic above CJ cause he could do so much on the court..


Yeah, and I would put Nick Saban over Curley Hallman cause he won so many games.






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MBclass83
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Love me some Chrisssssssss Jackson.





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dukke v
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Yeah, and I would put Nick Saban over Curley Hallman cause he won so many games



You don't know what you are talking about. If you think CJ was better than Magic at ANY level you are crazy..........






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Choupique19
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You don't know what you are talking about. If you think CJ was better than Magic at ANY level you are crazy..........


I was mocking your absurd post.






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they also apparently switched up his meds for the tourette's at some point and some say that kind of impacted his game as well.





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Kracka
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Chris Jackson was the best player that I have ever witnessed with my own eyes.


You never saw Randy Livingston did you?






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SoulGlo
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Chris Jackson was the best player that I have ever witnessed with my own eyes.





ETA: And yes, I saw Randy Livingston pass to nobody a dew dozen times.



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Kracka
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Shoot first small guards with poor shot selection doesnt equate to success in the NBA. Unless you are AI.


Or Nate Robinson






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SoulGlo
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then the American flag incident happened.



Thanks again, Dale Brown.







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LSU Groupee
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You never saw Randy Livingston did you?


RL was one of the best point guards I ever saw in high school and in college before his injury.

His floor vision was remarkable and his defense was outstanding, but he didn't have the ability to score anywhere close to Chris.






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aaronb023
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Chris Jackson


Yeah, I would have like to see him play all 4 years of baseball. Hit .305 and was all SEC. What could have been....






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dukke v
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absurd post.


A little LSU HOMER here............. AGAIN If you think CJ was a better overall player than Magic you know NOTHING about basketball.......






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justustm2
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I firmly believe that CJ just didn't want to be that great. He never seemed passionate in the NBA, took plays off, and didn't stay in the best playing shape. Also, he was clouded by those publicity stunts and his radical beliefs


Actually AI had the freedom and system set up for him that CJ never had. In fact, Bernie Bickerstaff stated that he would not change his system to accomadate CJ. If CJ had the freedom and system AI had, he would have been magnificent.

Sort of like Ralph Samson and the coach at Houston who wanted to make him a banger when he was a finest center like Kareem Abdul Jabbar.






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BayouBengal99
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Don't recall CJ I'm 32 could be why but I do remember shaq and their final 4 appearance fwiw. Idk if CJ was on that same team but I remember how good they were and remember my coaches sayn they could of been much better shaq was a beast in college well and pro, I also remember him going cross eyed when shooting free throws





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LockdownDefense
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I know that nowadays Mahmoud Abdul Rauf is a racist muslim nutcase.





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GeauxTigerTM
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Don't recall CJ I'm 32 could be why but I do remember shaq and their final 4 appearance fwiw.


Shaq was never on a Final Four team.

In case you've never seen CJ...enjoy!

LINK






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glenoaks
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CJ > AI



career stats

CJ averaged 14.6 ppg and 3.5 assists

AI averaged 26.7 ppg and 6.2 assists.


Now why do you think Chris Jackson is a better basketball player again?






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Choupique19
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Now why do you think Chris Jackson is a better basketball player again?


Because he liked to practice.






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