JOHN Stockton was considered one of the most versatile point guards during the peak of his career, and he currently holds the NBA record for the most career assists and steals.
He played for only one team during his career in the NBA.
John Stockton playing against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CaliforniaCredit: Getty
Who is former NBA player John Stockton?
Born in Spokane, Washington, in 1962, John Stockton is a retired former professional basketball player who played as a point guard in the NBA from 1984 to 2003.
He was the sixteenth overall pick in the first round of the 1984 NBA Draft and was selected by Utah Jazz.
Considered one of the most versatile point guards in the NBA, he spent his entire career with the Utah Jazz.
During his stellar career, he earned several awards and accolades such as holding the NBA record for the most career assists and steals and being a ten-time NBA All-Star.
As a result of his performances, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009.
In October 2021, he was named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team as one of the league’s greatest players of all time.
He also served as an assistant coach at Montana State Bobcats from 2015 to 2016.
Is John Stockton married?
As of the time of writing, John Stockton is currently married to Nada Stepovich.
They have reportedly been married since 1986.
They have six children – two daughters and four sons.
Their daughters are called Lindsay and Laura Stockton, whereas their daughters are called Houston, Michael, Samuel, and David Stockton.
John Stockton at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on February 20, 2022, in Cleveland, OhioCredit: Getty Images-Getty
What is John Stockton’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, John Stockton has an estimated net worth of approximately $45million, as of December 2022.
His main source of wealth is said to be his career as a former professional basketball player.
He also earned income from brand endorsements and sponsorships.