Mookie Blaylock

Daron Oshay " Mookie " Blaylock ( born March 20, 1967 in Garland, Texas ) is a former American professional basketball player.


Blaylock studied at the University of Oklahoma. With the team of the University he reached the final of the NCAA. There, they lost but the Kansas Jayhawks with 79:83.

Blaylock was drafted in 1989 as the twelfth overall pick by the New Jersey Nets. In 1992, the point guard for the Atlanta Hawks. In 1994 he participated in the NBA All- Star Game, where he scored five points in 16 minutes of playing time. 1993/94 and 1994/95, he was chosen from each team in the NBA All-Defensive. In 1999 he moved to the Golden State Warriors, where in 2002 he ended his career.

In four NBA seasons, he managed more than 200 steals. Overall, he scored 2075 steals, so he is ranked among the top 20 in the NBA. In three-point throws it ranks with 1,283 successful litters in 3,816 attempts, which corresponds to a rate of 33.6 %, well below the best players in the NBA.


The American rock band Pearl Jam was originally named after Mookie Blaylock, this idea gave up however. Instead, her debut album, Ten got its name from Blaylock's jersey number.