Los Angeles Clippers sign veteran Stephen Jackson

The Los Angeles Clippers have signed veteran swingman Stephen


The Clippers reached a deal late Tuesday night with Jackson, the

13-year NBA veteran. Los Angeles’ lengthy East Coast road trip

continues Wednesday in Boston.

The Clippers have lost J.J. Redick, Matt Barnes and Reggie

Bullock to injuries in recent weeks, forcing the Pacific Division

leaders to search for depth.

The 35-year-old Jackson spent last season with San Antonio,

averaging 6.2 points and 2.8 rebounds. The Clippers are the eighth

NBA team for the veteran, who won a title in 2003 with the


Redick will be out for several more weeks with a broken bone in

his hand, while the Clippers hope for a quicker return by Barnes

(torn retina) or Bullock (ankle sprain).