Darnell Jackson update.

As the Kings went to halftime, third year forward Darnell Jackson went down at half court clutching his chest.  The official word from the Kings media staff is that Jackson is having shortness of breath and will not return.

If you don’t know the Darnell Jackson story, click here to read an interview I did with him during the pre-season.  Needless to say, he has an amazing story and he is one of the real good guys of the NBA.

Let’s keep our fingers crossed that this is only a minor issue.

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About: James Ham

James Ham is the senior editor of Cowbell Kingdom, providing extensive Kings coverage through news analysis, in-depth interviews with players and staff and daily coverage of breaking news since 2010. Along with providing original content for the site, including the Cowbell Kingdom Podcast and his weekly Sunday Musings column, James also contributes to ESPN.com and is one of the producers behind the award-winning, independent documentary film "Small Market, Big Heart".