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David Stockton is an American professional basketball player for the South Bay Lakers of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for Gonzaga University and is the son of NBA Hall of Famer John Stockton.
High school career
Stockton attended Gonzaga Preparatory School in Spokane, Washington. As a senior in 2008–09, he averaged 12.4 points in 20 games as he helped lead the Bullpups to a 24-6 record. He led all scorers with 22 points as Gonzaga Prep defeated Inglemoor 72-64 in overtime to claim fourth place in the 2009 Washington State Class 4A Basketball Tournament. He also quarterbacked Prep’s football team to an 8-2 record as senior.
After redshirting the 2009–10 season, Stockton joined the Gonzaga Bulldogs for his freshman season in 2010–11. He appeared in 34 of 35 games off the bench as he averaged 4.2 points, 1.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 15.6 minutes per game.
In his sophomore season, Stockton started his first career game in the season opener against Eastern Washington, before coming off the bench for the rest of the season. Similarly, in 33 games, he averaged 3.7 points, 1.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 16.8 minutes per game.
In his junior season, Stockton appeared in all 35 games with his lone start coming against Lewis-Clark State College. He scored a season-high 13 points against the Warriors to best his 12-point performance opening-night against Southern Utah. He averaged 3.7 points, 1.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.5 steals in 18.7 minutes per game.
After going undrafted in the 2014 NBA draft, Stockton joined the Phoenix Suns for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On September 29, 2014, he signed with the Washington Wizards. However, he was later waived by the Wizards on October 3. Likewise, on November 1, he was selected by the Maine Red Claws in the third round of the 2014 NBA Development League Draft. He was later traded to the Reno Bighorns on draft night.
On February 20, 2015, Stockton signed a 10-day contract with the Sacramento Kings. The next day, he made his NBA debut, recording one point, two rebounds and one assist in the Kings’ 126–99 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Following the expiry of his contract on March 1, the Kings decided to not re-sign Stockton to a second 10-day contract.
On March 2, he was reacquired by Reno, and four days later, he tied the NBA Development League record for most assists in a game with 22 against the Texas Legends.Moreover, on March 22, Stockton recorded his first career triple-double after recording 36 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists in a 128-113 win over the Idaho Stampede. Further, on April 12, he returned to the Kings, signing with them through the 2015–16 season.
Stockton is the son of John and Nada Stockton. His father played 19 years for the Utah Jazz and entered the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009. Moreover, his great-grandfather, Houston Stockton, played football for Gonzaga from 1922 to 1924, going undefeated his senior year of 1924 as he earned All-America honorable mention honors. Similarly, his eldest brother, Houston Jr., played football for University of Montana, and older brother, Michael, currently plays professionally. Stockton is eligible for a Croatian passport, because his mother Nada is Croatian.
- Full Name: David Stockton
- Date of Birth: June 24, 1991
- Age: 28
- Birth Place: Spokane, Washington
- Nationality: American
- Listed height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
- Listed weight: 167 lb (76 kg)
- High school: Gonzaga Prep (Spokane, Washington)
- College: Gonzaga (since 2010–2014)
- NBA draft: since 2014 / Undrafted
- Playing career: since 2014–present
- Salary: 29,483 USD (2015)
- NBA draft: since 2014
- Number: 19 (Los Angeles Lakers / Guard), etc.
- Education: Gonzaga Preparatory School, Gonzaga University
- Position: Point guard
- League: NBA G League
- Net Worth: $250 thousand
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