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sportscaster , professional basketball player

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • Actor: Eddie, 1996.

Membership

Active United Negro College Fund, Wheelchair Charities.

Connections

Married Desiree Coleman, July 29, 1990. 4 children.

father:
Harry Jackson

mother:
Marie Jackson

spouse:
Desiree Coleman