10 Facts About Stu Jackson


Stuart Wayne Jackson was born on December 11,1955 and is an American basketball executive and former basketball coach.

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Stu Jackson currently serves as the director of basketball operations for the French professional club Elan Bearnais based in Pau.

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Stu Jackson is the former executive vice president of the National Basketball Association.

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Stu Jackson played basketball at the University of Oregon and Seattle University.

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Stu Jackson worked as an associate coach and head recruiting coordinator under Rick Pitino at Providence College from 1985 to 1987.

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Stu Jackson worked as an assistant coach at Washington State University from 1983 to 1985 and at the University of Oregon from 1981 through 1983.

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Stu Jackson was named the head coach of the New York Knicks in 1989 at the age of 33, becoming the then second-youngest head coach in NBA history.

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Stu Jackson was general manager of the NBA's Vancouver Grizzlies for the franchise's first five seasons, during which the Grizzlies lost 300 of 378 games.

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Stu Jackson's duties included being in charge of on-the-court operations, scheduling, game rules, conduct, discipline and serving as the chair of the Competition Committee.

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Stu Jackson holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Seattle University.

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