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John Paxson

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John MacBeth Paxson (born September 29, 1960) is an American basketball administrator and former player who was vice president of basketball operations for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 2009 to 2020. He was their general manager from 2003 to 2009. Paxson played eleven NBA seasons for the San Antonio Spurs and Chicago Bulls, winning three championships as a member of the Bulls. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Paxson has received more than 1,372,233 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Paxson is the 295th most popular basketball player (down from 200th in 2019), the 11,234th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,284th in 2019) and the 178th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, John Paxson ranks 295 out of 1,268Before him are Anthony Davis, Blagoja Georgievski, Sam Balter, Greg Oden, Nikola Mirotić, and Satch Sanders. After him are Marko Jarić, Joe Fortenberry, Jimmy Butler, Serge Ibaka, Boris Diaw, and Danny Ainge.

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Among people born in 1960, John Paxson ranks 475Before him are Zablon Simintov, Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Kin Endate, Chuck D, Christian Prudhomme, and John Elway. After him are Katsuyoshi Shinto, Johnny Van Zant, Maria Schneider, Kim Thayil, Ivans Klementjevs, and Valerie Bertinelli.

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Among people born in United States, John Paxson ranks 11,234 out of 18,182Before him are Mae Whitman (1988), Eddie Cahill (1978), Brian J. Smith (1981), Sufjan Stevens (1975), Susan Solomon (1956), and Hanya Yanagihara (1974). After him are James Waddell Alexander II (1888), Harold Prince (1928), Eric Douglas (1958), Theresa Weld (1893), Lynndie England (1982), and Susan Downey (1973).


Among basketball players born in United States, John Paxson ranks 178Before him are Nate Robinson (1984), Mitch Richmond (1965), Anthony Davis (1993), Sam Balter (1909), Greg Oden (1988), and Satch Sanders (1938). After him are Joe Fortenberry (1911), Jimmy Butler (1989), Danny Ainge (1959), LaMarcus Aldridge (1985), Connie Hawkins (1942), and Glen Rice (1967).