Retro Jazz

What if: Rony Seikaly had come to the Utah Jazz in 1998?
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What if: Rony Seikaly had come to the Utah Jazz in 1998?

September 4th, 2014 | by David J Smith
Off the heels of an impressive 1996-97 season, which saw the team go 64-18 en route to its first-ever NBA Finals appearance, the Utah Jazz came back the following year more determined to not only get back to the big stage, but...
52 John Stockton Memories
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52 John Stockton Memories

March 26th, 2014 | by David J Smith
In the midst of a rough Utah Jazz season, sometimes it’s good to take a minute to reflect on some better times. In that same spirit, today is the one and only John Stockton’s 52nd birthday. Without further ado, here...
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“Utah Jazz Basketball”: A Look At Assisted Field Goal %

October 16th, 2013 | by David J Smith
We often hear, when the Jazz win, that the team won by playing “Utah Jazz basketball.” For me, that has always connoted heart, hustle, tough defense, smart offense, and above all, teamwork. When you think about the...
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The Greatness of Jeff Hornacek

August 7th, 2013 | by David J Smith
While some of the different articles out there have varying opinions on how the Jazz off-season has fared (NBA.com’s David Aldridge, for instance, listed Utah 29th of 30), in many ways, I think the Jazz are having a very...
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Could Karl Malone Play in the NBA at Age 49?

June 23rd, 2013 | by Kyle Hunt
What would it be like if Karl Malone suddenly uttered, in the third person language he so often uses, “Karl Malone is coming back to basketball”? As all Jazz fans know by now, Karl Malone was recently hired as a part-time...
Jazz Quietly Winning the Off-season
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Jazz Quietly Winning the Off-season

June 20th, 2013 | by David J Smith
A few weeks ago, assistant coach and Utah Jazz legend Jeff Hornacek left the team for the Phoenix Suns coaching gig. That was a bittersweet day for most fans, as few are as adored as Horny was/is. We were sad to see a beloved...
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Comparing the Finals performances of Karl Malone and LeBron James (and some guy named Michael Jordan)

June 14th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
LeBron James is having a rough go of the 2013 Finals thus far, game four withstanding—so much so that in post-game coverage, Magic Johnson said James “disappointed” him in his game three performance. It’s a sentiment...
John Stockton Was Really, Really Good
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John Stockton Was Really, Really Good

June 5th, 2013 | by David J Smith
Within a matter of days, the NBA saw two all-time greats ride off into the sunset. After tremendous careers spanning parts of three decades, Grant Hill and Jason Kidd announced their retirements. The praise for their...
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The 7 Ways Karl Malone Could Change Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors For The Better

June 5th, 2013 | by Clint Johnson
Welcome Coach Karl!  Or maybe it’s Periodic Expat Demi-coach of a Largely Undesignated Nature and Frequency Charged with Development of Players 6’8” and Taller (preferably far, far away from the press) Karl, but hey,...