NBA analyst Stephen Jackson is known for his colorful commentary - and for his tough guy image. Stephen frequently tells his audience that he's "tough" and that he isn't afraid to fight - at the drop of a hat.
But now his image is coming into question. MTO News learned that former NBA star Kwame Brown just leaked text messages between the two, which seem to show Stephen behaving in a very non-gangster manner, behind the scenes.
The drama between Kwame Brown and Stephen Jackson popped off last week. Stephen Jackson and his podcast co-host Matt Barnes had been making fun of former NBA player Kwame Brown for weeks. Eventually Kwame had enough, and made a video exposing the two podcasters.
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The "expose" videos went viral, and Stephen immediately tried to intimidate Kwame - and offered to fight him. Look:
But that's only what Stephen said publicly on Instagram. Kwame showed private text messages that Stephen sent him.
In the messages, Stephen appeared to not want to fight Kwame himself, and threatened to send some goons after him. Look: