Stephen Jackson on a roll

The Bay Area News Group (Marcus Thompson II) reports: Stephen Jackson has considered himself a premier player, and now he is playing like one. His numbers have been flat-out ridiculous recently, more like those of LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade. In February, Jackson is averaging 28.4 points, 9.0 assists, 6.8 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game. During that five-game span, he has tallied at least 30 points and 10 assists three times — against San Antonio, Phoenix and New York. The last NBA player to get 30 and 10 three times over a five-game stretch was James in 2007. The last Warrior? Tim Hardaway in 1992. “Honestly, he’s playing as well as any small forward in the league,” Warriors guard Jamal Crawford said.

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