Plenty of NBA players would've relished the opportunity to be on the same team as the greatest player of all time, but Jerry Stackhouse doesn't look back on his one season with Michael Jordan fondly. Things were still being run through Michael Jordan. So, pretty much everything that Michael wanted to do [we did]. We got off to a pretty good start and he didn't like the way the offense was running because it was running a little bit more through me. He wanted to get a little more isolations for him on the post, of course, so we had more isolations for him on the post.
His creative offensive sets enabled Vanderbilt star Aaron Nesmith to lead the nation in 3-point field goals made and 3-point field goal percentage before a foot injury sidelined him after 14 games and propelled junior guard Saben Lee to three point games and a second-team All-SEC selection. The Commodores knocked off nationally-ranked LSU behind a pair of point performances from Lee and Maxwell Evans — the first time since that a team in the SEC accomplished the feat — and Vanderbilt noticeably improved as the season progressed. The Commodores won their last two regular-season games at Alabama, vs. South Carolina and became a squad that teams in the Southeastern Conference did not want to play. Prior to taking the head coaching job in the G League, Stackhouse was an assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors during the season. In his year NBA career, Stackhouse appeared in games starts for eight teams and averaged He was named to the NBA All-Rookie first team after leading all first-year players in scoring
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Jerry Darnell Stackhouse born November 5, is an American basketball coach and retired professional basketball player. He formerly was the head coach of Raptors and an assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies. Stackhouse played college basketball at North Carolina. Stackhouse was a premier player from the time he was a sophomore in high school. He was the state player of the year for North Carolina in —92, leading Kinston N. C High School to the state finals. His senior year, he played for Oak Hill Academy with future college teammate Jeff McInnis , leading them to an undefeated season. At the Nike Camp, he and Rasheed Wallace were considered to be the top players at the camp.