John Stockton Has Written an Autobiography

“Assisted”, Utah Jazz legend John Stockton’s autobiography will hit bookshelves this fall. Not too surprisingly, Stockton’s running mate for 18 seasons Karl Malone wrote the introductory blurb. Per the Deseret News: “The Hall of Fame point guard’s autobiography ‘Assisted’ — co-authored by Kerry L. Pickett, his junior high coach in Spokane, Wash. — will be released this fall. […] The book from Stockton, who retired in 2003 after an incredible 19-year career in Utah, will be made available to the public Oct. 29. Here is the description of ‘Assisted’ from ‘Fast, gritty, durable player who could read a basketball floor as well as anyone who ever played the game, John Stockton left the NBA after 19 seasons with the Utah Jazz, holding a massive assist record, including the career mark (15,806). He also twice led the league in steals with a career total of 3,265 and retired as the NBA’s all-time leader. And during Stockton’s career, the Jazz never missed the playoffs. Coach Frank Layden said, ‘Nobody thought that he was going to be this good. Nobody. But the thing was, nobody measured his heart.’ John’s autobiography, ‘Assisted,’ pulls back the curtain on his very personal life to show fans a thoughtful recounting of the people, places and events that have connected with John along his path of extraordinary success. This book clearly illustrates the importance of his family, his faith and his unparalleled competitive spirit.”