Averaged 2.5 points and 2.8 assists in 42 games
(three starts) ... tied for third on the Rockets in
assists per game ... scored a season-high 25 points
with nine assists on Apr. 12 at Seattle, setting season
highs with four field goals made, three 3-pointers made
and a career-high 14 free throws made against the
Sonics ... set a season high with 10 assists on Jan.
25 at Orlando ... grabbed a season-high five rebounds
at Memphis on Mar. 26 and at Seattle on Apr. 12 ... led
Houston in points once and assists seven times ...
signed with Houston on Jan. 15.
Completed his first Jazz season in historic fashion, when he moved into second on the NBA's all-time list in assists at Cleveland on March 16, 2003, passing Magic Johnson (10,141)... Served up his 10,000th career assist vs. Phoenix on January 8, 2003, becoming just the third player in NBA history to top that plateau (Stockton, Johnson and Jackson)... Surpassed Oscar Robertson (9,887) for third place on the all-time assist list on November 19, 2002 vs. Phoenix...One of three Jazz players to see action in all 82 games, averaging 4.7 points, 4.6 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 17.9 minutes per game...Scored a season-high 10 points twice (November 23, 2002 vs. Chicago and February 28, 2003 at Philadelphia)...Finished third on the team in assists, including a season-high 9 assists twice (at Los Angeles Lakers on February 1, 2003 and vs. Houston on April 9, 2003) and had 40 games of +5 assists...Played in the 1200th game of his career vs. Portland on December 27, 2002 and for his career, has now played in 1,254 games, good for 11th on the league's all-time list...Surpassed 38,000 career minutes vs. Houston on February 12, 2003 and has now tallied 38,544 minutes for his career.
Played in all 82 games for New York in 2001-2002, scoring 8.4 points, 7.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds, while playing 28.9 minutes per game...Finished 10th in the league in assists, marking the 11th time in his career that he has finished in the top ten...Scored in double-figures 31 times, with a season-high 22 points vs. Cleveland on 3/16...Registered 21 double-figure assists games, with a season-high 17 vs. Dallas on 1/3...Recorded 11 point/assist double-doubles on the season...Scored his 12,000th career point vs. New Jersey in the season finale on 4/17...Connected on four three-pointers in a game twice (4-5 vs. New Jersey on 12/16 and 4-6 vs. Chicago on 4/11) and for the season connected on .405 percent (79-195)...Played a season-high 51 minutes at Milwaukee on 1/26 and recorded 15 points and 15 assists.
Fourth-leading assist artist in NBA history returned to his native Big Apple in stunning fashion on 2/22 in trade with Toronto...Over a combined 83 games (82 starts) with Raptors and Knicks, averaged 7.6 ppg and 8.0 apg over 31.2 mpg...Shot .419 from the field (244-583 FGA), .785 from the line (73-93 FTA) and went 70-207 (.338) from downtown...Only player in the NBA to play in more than 82 games...Sixth in the NBA in assists per game (8.0, tied with Cleveland's Andre Miller) and fourth in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.78)...Had 23 double-figure assist games (19 w/Toronto, four w/N.Y.)...Solidified his position in fourth place on the NBA's all-time list with 9,235 career assists, trailing only John Stockton (14,503), Magic Johnson (10,141) and Oscar Robertson (9,887)...Started 54 games for Raptors, averaging 8.5 ppg and 9.2 ast with .422 shooting (170-403 FGA)...Only Raptor to start all 54 games to that point; led Raptors in assists 43 times...Had 21 double-figure scoring games, two 20+ outings (20 vs. Clippers, Dec 1; 23 at San Antonio, Jan 17)...Had 19 double-figure assist games, including 16 contests with 12 or more assists...Notched 17th career triple double on 11/26 vs. Bulls (11 pts, 11 ast, 11reb)...Appeared in 29 games (28 starts, final 28 games of regular season, Knicks 17-11) as a Knick, averaging 5.9 ppg and 5.6 apg over 27.1 mpg, shooting .411 (74-180 FGA)...Led Knicks in assists 15 times and notched four double-figure assist games w/NY (most for a Knick since Charlie Ward's seven in 1997-98)...On 2/23, donned a Knick uniform for the first time since 1992, logging 13 bench minutes in OT loss to Phoenix (0 pts, 0-3 FGA, 3 ast) and receiving standing ovation from Garden faithful upon entering the game 1:38 into the second qtr...Started all five games in first round of playoffs against Toronto and averaged 9.0 ppg, 5.2 apg, 5.2 rpg and .500 shooting (20-40 FGA, tied for sixth on NBA Playoff leader board) over 31.2 mpg...Had two double-figure scoring games (11 pts in Game 1, 10 in Game 2)...Series-high seven assists in Game 5...Had eight steals in the five games...Fourth on Knicks' all-time playoff list with 271 assists (tied w/Ewing); tenth in three-point FG (22).
Scored 23 points (4-6 3-FG) and dished 9 assists in a 127-119 OT win over Portland on 3/9...Logged 13 points and 15 assists in a 109-101 victory over Toronto on 2/16...Registered a triple-double, tallying 15 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds in a 104-94 win over Sacramento on 2/4...Notched 13 points and 13 assists in a 123-113 loss in Washington on 1/21...Recorded 18 points and 11 assists in a 109-99 win over Charlotte on 12/30...Dished 14 assists and scored nine points in a 116-89 win in Atlanta on 12/29...Posted 15 points and 10 assists in a 109-95 loss in Milwaukee on 12/18.
Led the Pacers in assists (7.9 apg, 6th in the NBA) and dished 10-or-more assists in 10 games...Registered 10 points (2-3 3FG), a game-high 10 assists and eight rebounds in a 94-71 victory over the New York Knicks on 5/2...Scored his 10,000th career point, posting 10 points, a game-high 7 assists and five rebounds, in a 115-110 overtime win over the Charlotte Hornets on 4/29...Totaled 12 points (4-6 FG, 2-2 3FG, 2-2 FT), a game-high nine assists and four rebounds in a 120-104 victory over the Boston Celtics on 4/19...Recorded nine points, a game-high nine assists and eight rebounds against the Charlotte Hornets on 4/10...Registered 15 points (7-8 FG), a team-high six assists, three rebounds and three steals in a 101-93 victory over the Boston Celtics on 3/28...Posted a game-high 17 assists and added six points in a 106-95 victory over the Washington Wizards on 3/3...Notched a triple-double, with 15 points and game-highs of 12 rebounds and 11 assists, in an 81-74 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on 2/25...
Hit the game-winning 9-foot leaner in the paint with 0.6 seconds left, for his only basket of the game, and dished a game-high nine assists in a 79-78 victory over the New Jersey Nets on 2/21.
Posted 11 points, a game-high 15 assists and 3 rebounds in a 128-106 victory over the L.A. Clippers on 3/31...Totaled 14 points, a game-high 10 assists and seven rebounds in a 99-92 victory over the New Jersey Nets on 3/20...Passed Maurice Cheeks into 5th place on the NBA all-time career assists list, recording 10 points, a game-high 12 assists and 6 rebounds, in a 95-91 win over the Washington Wizards on 3/19...Registered a season-high 28 points (9-12 FG), a game-high 11 assists and four rebounds in a 91-86 win over the New York Knicks on 3/15...Posted 18 points (4-5 3FG), 7 assists and four rebounds in a 124-59 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on 2/27...Passed Lenny Wilkens into 6th place on the NBA all-time career assists list, totaling 6 points, 11 assists and 7 rebounds, in a 115-93 win over the Sacramento Kings on 2/3...Recorded a season-high 18 assists, adding nine points and five rebounds, in a 106-102 win over the Utah Jazz on 1/23...Registered 17 points, a game-high nine assists and six rebounds against the New York Knicks on 1/21...Posted 16 points, a game-high 11 assists and five rebounds in a 100-93 victory over the Detroit Pistons on 1/14...Totaled 15 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals in a 99-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on 1/2...Recorded team-highs of 18 points and eight assists and grabbed six rebounds in a 95-92 win over the Orlando Magic on 12/20...Registered 12 points, 12 assists, seven rebounds and three steals in a 99-97 overtime win over the Phoenix Suns on 12/7...Recorded team-highs of 11 assists and 10 rebounds, adding six points, in a 105-77 win over the Toronto Raptors on 11/15...Registered 10 points, nine assists and nine rebounds in an 82-78 victory over the Miami Heat on 11/14.
Served as starting point guard for the Denver Nuggets, averaging 10.4 ppg, leading the league at 12.3 apg and providing a three-point threat with a .397 mark from behind the arc...Traded Jackson back to the Pacers, for whom he started the final 30 games of the season and averaged 9.0 points, 9.8 assists and a team-high 1.53 steals...Season-ending 11.4 apg topped Stockton's 10.5 apg and he became the first player other than the Utah guard to lead the league in assists since 1987-88...Broke the Pacers' NBA record for assists with 19 in only his fourth game back, a 104-85 win over Milwaukee on 2/28 and matched those 19 assists exactly a month later in a 116-115 win at Charlotte...In his 30 games with the Pacers, led the team in assists 26 times and had 10 or more 15 times...Overall, reached double figures in assists 56 times, including a streak of 14 games in a row while with Denver...Handed out a career-high 22 assists for Denver against New Jersey on 1/20.
Ranked ninth in the NBA in assists with 7.8 per game, and also averaged 10.0 points and a team-high 1.23 steals per game...Ranked second on the team with 64 three-pointers and shot .430 from behind the arc, which would have ranked 10th in the NBA if he had made enough to qualify for the leader list...Reached double figures in assists 24 times and posted 11 double-doubles...Handed out a season-high 15 assists against Portland on 2/27, and ranked 10th in the NBA with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.16 to 1...Became the first Pacer other than Reggie Miller to lead the team in three-point percentage over the previous five years, posting the second-best mark in team history, behind John Long's .442 in 1987-88...Scored in double figures 42 times, with a season-high 21 points at Cleveland on 12/21 and at Charlotte on 2/24....Averaged 10.6 points, a team-high 6.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 1.20 steals per game in the five-game playoff series against Atlanta...Recorded his 1,000th career steal on Dec. 12 against Denver...After the season, traded to Denver with Ricky Pierce for Jalen Rose, Reggie Williams and a swap of first-round draft picks.
Acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers along with the draft rights to Greg Minor on 6/30 in exchange for Pooh Richardson, Malik Sealy, and the draft rights to Eric Piatkowski...Played well early in the season but struggled midway through the campaign and was replaced in the starting lineup for 14 games by Haywoode Workman...Reinstated as a starter for the final 35 games, averaging 8.0 assists while chalking up an assists-to-turnovers ratio of 3.70 to 1...During that stretch, logged 15 games with 10 or more assists...Only member of the Pacers to appear in all 82 games...Finished the season with 616 assists, the third-highest total in Indiana's NBA history...Averaged 7.6 points and 7.5 assists and finished second on the club with 1.28 steals per outing...The team's leader in assists in 64 games, passed for 17 assists in a game twice, against the Boston Celtics on 1/11 and again at Boston on 2/27...In first round of playoffs vs. Atlanta, averaged 12.7 points, 7.7 assists, and 5.0 rebounds while shooting .577 from the floor...In second round vs. New York, struggled a bit but collected 11 assists in Game 4 and posted team highs of eight assists and eight rebounds in Game 7...In the Eastern Conference Finals against the Orlando Magic, set a franchise playoff record in Game 3 with 13 assists...Came back in Game 5 with 11 assists and 19 points...In seven games against the Magic, contributed 11.4 points, 7.9 assists, and 5.6 rebounds per outing and shot .480 from three-point range.
Finished his second campaign with the Clippers ranked eighth in the NBA with 8.6 assists per game...Averaged 10.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.52 steals while starting in each of his 79 appearances...Recorded his 4,000th career assist on 11/13 against the San Antonio Spurs and his 6,000th career point on 11/23 against the Dallas Mavericks.
Traded by New York to the Los Angeles Clippers during the offseason as part of a three-team deal that brought Doc Rivers and Charles Smith to New York...Flourished as part of a Clippers "big three" that also included Ron Harper and Danny Manning...Played in all 82 games and started 81...Averaged 14.4 points, 8.8 assists, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.66 steals in 38.0 minutes per game...On 4/20 against the Dallas Mavericks, broke the franchise's Los Angeles-era record for assists in a season; his total of 724 surpassed Norm Nixon's 1984-85 mark by 13...Became only the fourth player in franchise history to play in all 82 games and finished 27 minutes shy of Ron Harper's record for minutes played in a season...Contributed 15.2 points, 7.6 assists, and 5.8 rebounds in five games as the Clippers lost to Houston in the first round of the playoffs.
Started 81 games and averaged 11.3 points and 8.6 assists, ranking sixth in the NBA in the latter category....Had a career-high 19 assists against the Houston Rockets on 2/6, falling only two shy of the all-time Knicks record...Also recorded his sixth career triple-double on 11/22 against the Detroit Pistons, totaling 12 points, 13 assists, and 10 rebounds...Played in a career-high 12 playoff games as Riley took his first Knicks team to the Eastern Conference Semifinals...Club lost in seven games to the Chicago Bulls...For postseason, averaged 8.3 points and 7.2 assists.
Suspended on 2/22 for two games for events resulting from a feud with Maurice Cheeks, who replaced him as starter...And then was DNP in eight of the next 14...Appeared in 72 games overall, averaging 8.8 points and 6.3 assists in 22.2 minutes per game...Last start of the season was on 12/29 against the Milwaukee Bucks...Played only 36 total minutes and averaged 0.7 points as New York was swept by the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the NBA Playoffs.
In hopes of avoiding a major point guard controversy between Jackson and Rod Strickland, the Knicks traded Strickland to the San Antonio Spurs at midseason for veteran Maurice Cheeks...For the season, 9.9 points and 7.4 assists while playing in all 82 games...Scored a season-high 33 points against the Philadelphia 76ers on 1/10 and dished out a season-high 17 assists against the Cleveland Cavaliers on 2/17...Struggled from the perimeter, shooting only .437 from the field and was a miserable .267 from behind the three-point arc.
In only his second season in the league, selected by Eastern Conference coaches to play in the 1989 NBA All-Star Game...In 16 All-Star minutes, scored nine points and dished out four assists...For the season, scored what would be a career-high 16.9 points per game, and his 8.6 assists per game ranked sixth in the NBA.
Was a near-unanimous selection as NBA Rookie of the Year...Dished out 868 assists, breaking Oscar Robertson's NBA rookie mark of 690 set in 1960-61....Average of 10.6 assists per game, which ranked third in the NBA behind John Stockton's 13.8 and Magic Johnson's 11.9, also broke Robertson's rookie mark of 9.7...Struggled from the field (.432) but averaged 13.6 points, third best on the team...Ranked first on the Knicks and sixth in the league in steals with 2.50 per game.
In the Playoffs:
Ranks 12th all-time in NBA history and trails only Scottie Pippen amongst active players with 904
postseason assists ... has made the playoffs 14
times in 17 seasons, averaging 9.0 points and 6.9
assists in 131 career postseason games ... 2004: Averaged 0.4 points in first-round series vs. L.A. Lakers ... 2003: Averaged 7.2 points and 3.2 assists as a Jazz
reserve ...2001: Averaged 9.0 points with 5.2
rebounds and 5.2 assists with the Knicks ... 2000:
Led the Pacers to their third-consecutive Eastern
Conference Finals appearance and a trip to the
2000 NBA Finals, averaging 8.1 points and 7.7
assists ... 1999: Averaged 11.2 points and 8.6
assists in guiding the Pacers to the Eastern
Conference Finals ... 1998: Averaged 9.2 points
and 8.3 assists in guiding the Pacers to the Eastern
Conference Finals ... recorded a postseason triple-double with 22 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists on May 13 vs. New
York ... delivered a playoff-career-high 17 assists at Cleveland on Apr. 27
... 1996: Averaged 10.6 and 6.0 assists with Indiana ... 1995: Averaged
9.9 and 7.1 assists, helping Indiana to Eastern Conference Finals ... 1993:
Averaged playoff career highs of 15.2 points and 5.8 rebounds with 7.6
assists on the Clippers ... 1992: Averaged 8.3 points and 7.2 assists with
New York ... 1991: Averaged 2.7 assists with New York ... 1990: Averaged
3.8 points with the Knicks ... 1989: Averaged 14.7 points and a playoff career-
high 10.1 assists with the Knicks ... 1988: Averaged 14.3 points
and 9.8 assists with New York ... scored a playoff-career-high 28 points
vs. Boston on May 6.
Attended college at St. John's...As a junior in 1985-86, set an NCAA Division I record with an average of 9.1 assists per game...In his senior campaign, poured in 18.9 points per game and was named Second Team All-American...Left St. John's as the school's all-time assists leader, then was chosen by the Knicks with the 18th overall pick in the 1987 NBA Draft.