Jason Kidd, 10-time NBA all-star, announces retirement

Jason Kidd, 10-time NBA all-star, announces retirement

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- Jason Kidd, a 10-time all-star selection as a point guard over a 19-season NBA career, on Monday announced his retirement from the NBA.
Rondo suspended for two games

Rondo suspended for two games

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The NBA suspended Boston point guard Rajon Rondo for two games without pay Thursday for his role in an altercation with Brooklyn's Kris Humphries.

NBA: Brooklyn 95, Boston 83

BOSTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson sparked Brooklyn to a big early lead Wednesday and the Nets downed Boston 95-83 in a game marred by a first-half fight.

NBA: Philadelphia 106, Boston 100

BOSTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Evan Turner's 25 points and Jrue Holiday's career-best 14 assists Friday launched Philadelphia to a 106-100 win over Boston.

NBA: Dallas 130, Houston 99

HOUSTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Jason Terry scored 27 points Wednesday and the Dallas Mavericks ended the first period on a 23-point run to roll past Houston 130-99.

Jordan leads Hall of Fame honorees

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Five-time MVP Michael Jordan headed a list of superstars inducted Friday into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Jordan leads Hall of Fame class of 2009

Jordan leads Hall of Fame class of 2009

DETROIT, April 6 (UPI) -- Six-time NBA champion and five-time Most Valuable Player Michael Jordan is among the five-member class of 2009 for the Basketball Hall of Fame.

NBA: Dallas 140, Phoenix 116

DALLAS, April 5 (UPI) -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 28 points and Jason Kidd had 19 points and 20 assists Sunday, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 140-116 thrashing of the Phoenix Suns.

Jazz to retire Stockton's No. 12

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The NBA's Utah Jazz announced Tuesday they will officially retire John Stockton's No. 12 in a ceremony in November.

COL BKB: Gonzaga 79, Portland 69

SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Ronny Turiaf scored 19 points Wednesday night as sixth-ranked Gonzaga won its school-record 15th straight game, a 79-69 victory over Portland.

Jazz re-signs Arroyo

SALT LAKE CITY, July 31 (UPI) -- Carlos Arroyo, who will be one of the point guards trying to replace John Stockton, re-signed with the Utah Jazz Thursday.

Stocxkton said eyeing 19th Jazz season

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- It appears John Stockton will return for a 19th season with the Utah Jazz.
John Stockton
SLC98012803-28 JAN 1998-SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH USA: Utah Jazz guard John Stockton (R) gets a pass off against Seattle Supersonics Guard Gary Payton (L) in first half NBA action at the Delta Center January 28..UPI mm/Michael J. Miller

Selected by Utah Jazz

John Houston Stockton (born March 26, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player (NBA) who spent his entire career (1984–2003) as a point guard for the Utah Jazz of the NBA. Stockton is regarded as one of the best point guards of all time, holding the NBA records for most career assists and steals by considerable margins.

Stockton was born in Spokane, Washington to Clementine Frei and Jack Stockton. He attended grade school at St. Aloysius and moved on to high school at Gonzaga Prep, graduating in 1980. He then played college basketball for Gonzaga University in his hometown where he averaged 20.9 points per game while shooting 57% from the field in his senior year. His grandfather, Hust Stockton had also been a well known athlete at Gonzaga. Hust was a member of the Frankford Yellow Jackets, winners of the National Football League championship in 1926.

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