Ralph Jackson

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This article is about the basketball player. For the British politician, see Ralph Ward Jackson. For the Protestant martyr, see Ralph Jackson (martyr).
Ralph Jackson
Personal information
Born (1962-10-26) October 26, 1962 (age 54)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Inglewood (Inglewood, California)
College UCLA (1980–1984)
NBA draft 1984 / Round: 4 / Pick: 71st overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Position Point guard
Number 2
Career history
1984–1985 Toronto Tornados (CBA)
1984 Indiana Pacers
1985–1986 Pensacola Tornados (CBA)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Ralph A. Jackson III (born August 15, 1962, in Los Angeles, California) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'2" (188 cm) 190 lb (86 kg) guard and played collegiately at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He attended Inglewood High School in Inglewood, California where he played alongside Jay Humphries and Vince Kelley.[1]

Jackson was selected with the 1st pick of the fourth round in the 1984 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. He played one game for them in 1984-85, scoring 2 points and registering one rebound, 4 assists and 2 steals. He also played two seasons in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) for the Toronto and Pensacola Tornados, averaging 8.2 points and 4.1 assists over 61 games.[2]


  1. ^ Basketball of the Past : Coaches Remember the Best of the Bay
  2. ^ 1986-87 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 234

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