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Nets History Mystery Solved: Why the Nets Dumped Jackson

In the summer of 2001, the Nets seemed to blessed. They had just traded for Jason Kidd and picked up four players in the draft. Kenyon Martin, Kerry Kittles and Keith Van Horn were healthy and they had discovered a young talent in Stephen Jackson. The Nets, however, dumped Jackson and gave his role and uniform number to Richard Jefferson. Why give up on him? The irrepressible Stevie says it goes back to Stephon...Marbury. Let him explain.