With help from mom, Jackson's actions leave a good holiday impression
Warriors swingman Stephen Jackson is focused on giving back during the holidays, with an able assist from his mom, Judy, Ric Bucher writes.
Anyone who has seen Stephen Jackson play knows how the Warriors' swingman relishes the element of surprise, that moment when he slips a no-look pass to a rolling Andris Biedrins or pulls up to launch an oh-no-he-didn't 3 on the break. That's why it wasn't enough for him to pick up the tab for four underprivileged families to enjoy a holiday dinner and open presents at Miss Pearl's Jam House, not far from his condominium in downtown Oakland.
Jackson made sure the families weren't ...
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