The Passing Game, Vol. 20: Chris Paul and David Stockton


Welcome to The Passing Game, where we simply take time to glorify the dimes being thrown all around us.

If you didn’t know that John Stockton had a son who played at Gonzaga, know that he’s now in the NBA D-League making passes like this:

Stockton definitely has the passing gene. This crazy feel pass happens in the blink of an eye as he feel his teammate, Vincent Hunter, on his backside cutting to the rim. The no-look pass hit Hunter right in stride to finish. Stockton leads the Reno Bighorns in assists (6.5) and his team is the league-leader in assists.

You’ve seen this next one before, many times, just not yet here on the passing game:

DeAndre Jordan leads the league in field goal percentage (81.8 pct) as the roll man in pick-and-roll offense (min. 40 games played, via He also scores the most frequently in this situation. That’s because he has the maestro in Chris Paul quarterbacking the action.


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