Of course, boos weren't surprising from the crowd of 17,850 that represented a stubbornly loyal fan base still jaded by Jackson's 2009 exit strategy.
"A lot of nasty things were said from fans," Jackson said. "One of the coaches wanted to do something about it. I said, 'Don't worry. We'll let our play do the talking.' "
Jax' after game interview (good stuff!):
Jackson smiled at the crowd's 10-second serenade of boos during pregame introductions, and by halftime he had 17 points. He reached 30 points with a 3-pointer (amid boos) midway through the fourth quarter to give the Bobcats a 21-point lead.
-JACKSON: When I hit shots, I just laugh, because the defenders really think they could stop me. It’s funny to me sometimes how people really try.