Will Yoder
Friday January 20th, 2012

The Milwaukee Bucks have suspended swingman Stephen Jackson for an unexcused absence, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Jackson reportedly missed the team’s buss to today’s morning shoot around, and as a result head coach Scott Skiles has said that he will not play against the New York Knicks tonight. Shaun Livingsont is expected to start in his place.

The 33-year-old has averaged 13.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game this season. Last year for the Charlotte Bobcats he registered 18.5 points and 3.6 rebounds per contest. The Bucks are currently 4-9 on the year. Last season the finished with a 35-47 overall record.

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