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Former NBA player and coach Phil Jackson, who is currently the New York Knicks president sent out at tweet on Sunday suggesting that Stephen Curry reminds him of former LSU great Chris Jackson who changed his named Mahmoud Abdul-Rouf.

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Jackson averaged 29.0 PPG, 3.0 RPG, and 3.6 APG at LSU. He left after his sophomore season and was drafted No. 3 overall by the Denver Nuggets in the 1990 NBA Draft. He played nine season in the NBA with the Nuggets, Sacramento Kings, and the Vancouver Grizzlies.
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High C96 months
Phil Jackson can spell his name correctly, but an LSU message board can't? Abdul-Rouf? Really?
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ShlikStyck96 months
before all this came out I said the same thing. And I didn't mean to compare their scoring numbers...but watching Curry fake, split between his legs and rake down a 3 looks exactly like CJ's style was. There's no hesitation, make the move and shoot it. I actually came up with this one day watching the game and I was like "is that Chris Jackson?" damn he looks exactly the same out there. Had to do a double take...
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genuineLSUtiger96 months
Curry couldn't hold CJ's jock.
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tiggerthetooth96 months
3 point percentage of Curry embarrasses Jackson. Jackson may have been more athletic though.
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nofear6796 months
CJ was a better all around basketball player and athlete.
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Powerman96 months
lol no
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LSU FSU Grad96 months
He didn't mean it as compliment to CJ, but more as a slight to Curry. The implication was also there that CJ was hot once too and he faded, let's see what Curry does. But Phil misses on the mark as CJ was never close to the level Curry in the NBA. He was smooth, but didn't score like Curry.
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tigerMike96 months
If he didn't have Turret's he would have been even better than he was. But prob not Steph-like
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Bige1196 months
He might be a poor mans curry, which is not an insult, but he isn't curry. Take everything Phil says with a grain of salt. It's probably some brain teaser.
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broadcaster96 months
Poor man's version shit!Chris Jacksons had all the skills Curry has. His tics or Tourette's messed him up
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DVinBR96 months
#going
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DVinBR96 months
Except curry is probably go down as tGOAT
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