|Celebrated Name:||John Stockton|
|Real Name/Full Name:||John Houston Stockton|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 26, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Spokane, Washington, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Nada Stepovich (m. 1986)|
|Children:||Yes (David Stockton, Michael Stockton, Lindsay Stockton, Laura Stockton, Samuel Stockton, Houston Stockton)|
|Profession:||Retired professional basketball player|
|Net Worth in 2019:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2019|
America has seen many Basketball greats over the years. One such player hailed more specifically amongst the best point guards in NBA history with the most number of assists and steals to his credit is John Houston Stockton. This 6ft 1in star point guard played for the ‘Utah Jazz’ throughout his professional career that spanned a considerable 19 years! Now, 56 years old, John coaches women basketball players at Montana State University since 2015.
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Born on the 26th of March 1962 in Spokane, Washington, to parents Jack Stockton and Clementine Frei, John Stockton had sports literally in his veins, as he was the third generation in his family to be a sportsman. By the time he had to choose a college for further studies, his basketball fame had reached such heights that he was bombarded with offers from reputed colleges, like the University of Idaho and the University of Montana.
He settled for Gonzaga University following in his grandfather’s footsteps, who had been a star player for the football team of the same university. While playing for the ‘Gonzaga Bulldogs,’ John recorded viable basketball credentials with a per-game average of 20.9 points. He also was the leading player in the West Coast Athletic Conference in 1984. His college basketball glory got him selected in the NBA Draft of 1984, and his official basketball career began with the ‘Utah Jazz.’
John Stockton lives with his wife Nada Stepovich (daughter of the former territorial governor of Alaska), daughters Lindsay and Laura and sons Michael, Samuel, Houston, and David in Spokane, Washington.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 26, 1962, John Stockton is 57 years old as of today’s date 22nd November 2019. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 79 kg.
Despite his exceptional basketball talent, John Stockton was a relative nobody when he joined ‘Utah Jazz,’ a perception that he soon changed and went on to make a various record in his 19 years long career. NBA’s most career assists record belongs to John ever since he broke it in 1995, and he is still leading by a considerable margin of 3,000. In his professional basketball career, he registered a per game average of 13.1 points and 10.5 assists.
John Stockton has maintained a strong friendship with fellow basketball player Karl Malone ever since he met him for the first time during the 1984 U.S. Olympic team tryouts, and together the duo has registered several records for the ‘Jazz.’ John’s most assists record couldn’t have been possible if it were not for Karl.
With an astounding 19,711 career points to his credit, John Stockton is ranked 41 on the all-time NBA scoring list. Known for his severe and dedicated outlook towards the game, he left the world shocked when he announced his retirement in 2003 to spend some time with his family. Apart from this, he is celebrated for his unwavering loyalty towards his team, which he never left even when faced with much high-paying offers.
Awards & Achievement
John Stockton’s basketball career was full of considerable achievements, some of which include:
· Hailed as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history. (1996)
· Made it to the All-NBA First, Second, and Third teams a record two, six, and three times, respectively.
· Part of the 1992 and 1996 US Olympic team.
· NBA All-Star for a record ten times.
· Given a place in the College Basketball Hall of Fame (2017).
· He is also given a place in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2009).
Net Worth & Salary of John Stockton in 2019
As of November 2019, the total estimated net worth of John Stockton is a considerable $50 million, thanks to his incredible basketball talent both on and off the court.
John Stockton’s remarkable basketball career will forever remain etched in the hearts of millions of basketball lovers from across the world. We wish him all the very best for his life ahead!