LA Clippers Re-Sign Reggie Jackson
The LA Clippers have re-signed free agent Reggie Jackson, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
“Reggie elevates our team with his energy, his confidence, and his ability to be at his best in the biggest moments,” said Frank. “He was an important part of our team last season, and he will continue to be going forward.”
Jackson, 31, appeared in 67 games (43 starts) for the Clippers last season, averaging 10.7 points, 3.1 assists and 2.9 rebounds while shooting a career-high 43.3 percent from beyond the arc. The 6-foot-2 guard also appeared in 19 games (17 starts) in the postseason, averaging 17.8 points, 3.4 assists and 3.2 rebounds while shooting 40.8 percent from three and a career-high 48.4 percent from the field. During the postseason, Jackson ranked second in the NBA in total three-pointers made (58) and 10th in total points (338) and plus-minus (+107).
Jackson holds career averages of 12.6 points, 4.2 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 628 appearances across 10 NBA seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Detroit Pistons and Clippers.
Born in Pordenone, Italy, Jackson played three collegiate seasons at Boston College before being selected by the Thunder with the 24th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. At Boston College, Jackson was named All-ACC First Team during his junior season in 2010-11.