Spurs Trade Richard Jefferson to Warriors, Stephen Jackson Headed to San Antonio

Zachary D. Rymer@zachrymerMLB Lead WriterMarch 15, 2012

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The Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs have completed a trade that sends Stephen Jackson to San Antonio and Richard Jefferson to Golden State, according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports.

Spears reported the deal on Twitter:

Warriors acquire forward Richard Jefferson from Golden State for forward Stephen Jackson, a source tells Y!

— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) March 15, 2012

Spears also reported that the Warriors are getting a first-round draft pick in the deal:

Warriors also get a 1st round pick from Spurs, sources tell Y! Sports.

— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) March 15, 2012

The Warriors had just acquired Jackson in the trade that sent Monta Ellis to the Milwaukee Bucks. Jefferson, a 11-year NBA veteran, is averaging 9.2 points per game this season.

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