No duo in NBA history ran the pick&roll as consistently well as John Stockton and Karl Malone. Together, the two mastered the 2-man game from all angles with all results - ranging from the Mailman rolling to the rim, popping out for a jumper, or freeing up Stockton for an shot himself. Stockton's ability to make the one-hand pass off-the-dribble and Malone's excellent hands and finishing ability made the duo unstoppable. The two Hall-of-Famers made one of the most basic plays in basketball a thing of beauty to watch in their nearly 20 years together with the Utah Jazz.
Where you rank Stockton and Malone, if we are talking about the best NBA Duos of All-Time?
Do you know who the real iron men of the NBA are? Karl Malone 10 games in 18 seasons with Utah Jazz and Stockton missed 22 games in 18 seasons.
Karl Malone is second all-time in points scored in NBA history with 36,928 points which is second only to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who has 38,387 points.
John Stockton had most assists in NBA history with 15,806, and most steals in NBA history with 3,265.
The fact is that they never missed the NBA Playoffs and they lost two NBA Finals against the best player ever - Michael Jordan. They never won a championship so a lot of people discredit them which is completely wrong.
Take a look - The Art Of The Pick & Roll by John Stockton and Karl Malone.