Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson


4/1/1965, Brooklyn, New York

Birth Name

Mark A. Jackson


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  • Trivia

    • Mark Jackson was named the 1987-88 NBA Rookie of the Year. He also was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team. He set a rookie-record by averaging 13.6 points per game, 10.6 assists per game, and dishing 868 total assists.

    • Mark Jackson played 16 minutes, while scoring 9 points and dishing 4 assists in the 1989 NBA All-Star Game.

    • Mark Jackson led the Knicks in assists for the 1987-1992 seasons. During that time, he made 3,237 assists, ranking 2nd in franchise history.

    • On January 20, 1997 against the New Jersey Nets, Mark Jackson made 12 assists in one quarter, tying the NBA record for the most assists in one quarter of a game.

    • Mark Jackson dished 19 assists against the Milwaukee Bucks on February 28, 1997, setting an NBA-franchise record for the Indiana Pacers.

    • Mark Jackson made his 14th career triple-double, scoring 10 points, dishing 12 assists and grabbing 11 rebounds, helping the Indiana Pacers defeat the Toronto Raptors 98-94 on March 25, 1997.

    • Mark Jackson led the NBA in assists in the 1996-1997 season, with 11.4 assists per game.

    • Mark Jackson ranked #3 in the NBA, in assists per game, 8.7 in the 1997-1998 season.

    • Mark Jackson scored his 10,000th career point, posting 10 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds, in a 115-110 overtime win over the Charlotte Hornets on April 29, 1999.

    • Mark Jackson ranked #9 in the NBA in assists per game, 8.0, and 17th in three-point field-goal percentage, .403 in the 1999-2000 season.

    • Mark Jackson ranked #10 in NBA in assists per game, 7.4 in the 2001-2002 season.

    • Mark Jackson scored his 12,000th career point vs. New Jersey in the season finale of the 2001-2002 season on April 17, 2002.

    • Mark Jackson surpassed Magic Johnson, who had 10,141 assists, for second place all-time on the NBA's assist list on March 16, 2003 vs. Cleveland.

    • Mark Jackson has made 17 career triple-doubles.

    • Mark Jackson has ranked among the NBA's Top 10 in assists 11 times in 17 seasons.

    • Mark Jackson ranks second in career assists with 10,334 career assists, 10th in career games with 1,296 career games and 20th in career steals with 1,608 career steals.

    • Mark Jackson was drafted by the New York Knicks in the first round, 18th pick overall, in the 1987 NBA Draft.

    • Mark Jackson currently is an NBA analyst for ESPN and ABC.

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