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Did you know that legendary point guard John Stockton attended Gonzaga, and now his son David is the starting point guard for the same team?
If you have ever watched an ESPN broadcast of a Gonzaga basketball game, you are more than familiar with these facts.
After a breakout year as a redshirt freshman, David Stockton seemed poised to lead this program; however, with the arrival of Kevin Pangos came less play time.
This season—his final as a Zag—Stockton has been given the opportunity to start, and thus far, he has thrived as the floor general for this high-tempo offense.
Stockton is averaging seven points and just more than four assists per game.
What is remarkable about Stockton is that his assist count is not higher. With a innate ability to run the offense and see passes before anyone else, Stockton is the grease that allows the Gonzaga offensive machine to run smoothly.
If the Zags are going to succeed with its small-ball lineup, Stockton is going to have to lead this team and find more open shots for teammates.