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Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson, American sportscaster, retired professional basketball player. Achievements include being the second-ranked all-time National Basketball Association assists leader with 10,334. Named National Basketball Association Rookie of the Year, 1988. Active United Negro College Fund, Wheelchair Charities.

Background

  • Jackson, Mark was born on April 1, 1965 in St. Albans, New York, United States. Son of Harry and Marie Jackson.

  • Education

    • Student, St. John's University, 1987. Bachelor of Science, St. Vincent's College.

    Career

    • Point guard New York Knicks, 1987-1992, 2001—2002, Los Angeles Clippers, 1992-1994, Indiana Pacers, 1994—1996, 1997—2000, Denver Nuggets, 1996—1997, Toronto Raptors, 2000—2001, Utah Jazz, 2002—2003, Houston Rockets, 2003—2004. Retired; studio analyst Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, since 2004, Young European Socialists Network, 2005—2008, ABC Sports, since 2006. Member All-Star Team, 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include being the second-ranked all-time National Basketball Association assists leader with 10,334.

    Works

    • Actor: Eddie, 1996.

    Membership

    Active United Negro College Fund, Wheelchair Charities.

    Connections

    • Married Desiree Coleman, July 29, 1990. 4 children.
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    Born April 1, 1965
    (age 52)
    • 1987
      St. John's University
    • 2001
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 1987 - 1992
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 1992 - 1994
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 1994 - 1996
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 1996 - 1997
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 1997
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 2001 - 2002
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 2002 - 2003
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 2003 - 2004
      Point guard New York Knicks
    • 2004
      studio analyst, Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
    • 2005 - 2008
      studio analyst, Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
    • 2006
      studio analyst, Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
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