Facts and figures

"The best pure
point guard
who ever
the game"

Ryne Sandberg
Former multisport North Central High star who became the Chicago Cubs second baseman

‘‘I'm not surprised by what he accomplished. He was good from the get-go, and he just stayed so consistent throughout his whole career. The things he accomplished in the NBA -- the assists record and the steals record -- and the Olympic gold medal; everything speaks for itself.

‘‘It's all just totally impressive.”


Utah Jazz guard John Stockton, right, looks to pass against pressure from Dallas Mavericks guard Steve Nash during an April game in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)

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