John Stockton

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John Houston Stockton (born March 26, 1962) is an American former professional basketball player. Regarded as one of the greatest point guards and passers of all time, he spent his entire NBA career (1984–2003) as a point guard for the Utah Jazz, and the team made the playoffs in each of his 19 seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Stockton has received more than 4,780,221 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). John Stockton is the 28th most popular basketball player (up from 32nd in 2019), the 2,426th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,169th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, John Stockton ranks 28 out of 1,264Before him are George Mikan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Sergei Belov, Krešimir Ćosić, Uljana Semjonova, and Elgin Baylor. After him are Bob Pettit, Dražen Dalipagić, Arvydas Sabonis, Isiah Thomas, Patrick Ewing, and Pat Riley.

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Among people born in 1962, John Stockton ranks 52Before him are Andreas Köpke, Aleksandr Dugin, Flea, Takashi Murakami, Dino Merlin, and Alessandra Mussolini. After him are Jorge Burruchaga, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Suzanne Collins, Gerardo Martino, Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, and Marcia Cross.

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Among people born in United States, John Stockton ranks 2,426 out of 15,968Before him are Coretta Scott King (1927), Kristen Stewart (1990), Henrietta Lacks (1920), Warner Baxter (1889), Bruno Mars (1985), and Robert Culp (1930). After him are Frances E. Allen (1932), Georgina Spelvin (1936), Kourtney Kardashian (1979), Edward Bunker (1933), Tim Allen (1953), and Lorraine Gary (1937).


Among basketball players born in United States, John Stockton ranks 22Before him are Karl Malone (1963), Bob Cousy (1928), John Havlicek (1940), Charles Barkley (1963), George Mikan (1924), and Elgin Baylor (1934). After him are Bob Pettit (1932), Isiah Thomas (1961), Pat Riley (1945), Derrick Rose (1988), Moses Malone (1955), and Allen Iverson (1975).