Saint Stock: John Stockton turns 51

March 26th, 2013 | by Spencer Hall

In honor of the NBA’s all-time steals and assists leader turning 51, I offer this masterpiece from the incomparable @beeteeth:

St.StocktonFull_1020

No. 12 John Stockton, “The Patron Saint of Ball Thieves” – 24×36 acrylic on tea-stained paper.

Check out the rest of the amazing work by artist Daniel Lee Christofferson and follow him on Twitter: @beeteeth.

Now watch the fantastic footage of KSL’s Jim Nantz after the Jazz drafted John Stockton. Uploaded by KSL’s Jeremiah Jensen for our Retro Jazz project last summer.

Featuring the aforementioned Nantz, a mustachioed Scott Layden, Frank Layden, and a surprisingly open and upbeat John Stockton. Special appearance by practice jerseys that appear to be stolen from a Jr. Jazz league.

Spencer Hall
Founder Spencer Hall has covered the NBA, Team USA and NBA D-League since 2007 and launched Salt City Hoops in 2009. Spencer is now the news director at KSL.com
Spencer Hall
Spencer Hall

Latest posts by Spencer Hall (see all)

  • Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts
    Analytics
    13
    July 25th, 2014

    Examining Utah Jazz Shot Charts

    In today’s media-savvy basketball world, there are a number of methods available to analysts like myself to evaluate players,...Read More

  • How Important is Passing?
    Utah Jazz
    1
    July 24th, 2014

    How Important is Passing?

    Being that most of you are all supporters of the former team of the NBA all-time assists leader and one of the greatest passers...Read More

Leave a Reply