No. 16 – Stockton rarely sat one out

The countdown is on! We’re offering 84 facts on the ’84 Draft – one every hour — in advance of the June 9 premiere of “The84Draft” on NBA TV.

John Stockton and Karl Malone

John Stockton — like his longtime teammate Karl Malone — was a staple in Jazz lineups.

Name: John Stockton

Position: Guard

Vitals: 6-foot-1, 170 pounds

Birthday: March 26, 1962

College: Gonzaga

Drafted in 1984: 16th overall by Utah Jazz

Draft fact: The 16th pick of the 1984 Draft, John Stockton played in all 82 regular-season games in 16 seasons. Stockton also played in all 50 games during the lockout-shortened 1998-99 season as well.

VIDEO: John Stockton sets an NBA record by logging his 18th straight season with one team

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