Take it the Court is a new weekly column on SCH featuring the arguments, opinions, and random musing of a Utah Jazz fanatic. In the preseason, Big Al Jefferson stated that he hoped to be the “Robin” to D-Will’s...
1963 NBA All-Star Jeff Hornacek was born in Elmhurst, Illinois.
1974 “Pistol” Pete Maravich was obtained by the expansion New Orleans Jazz from Atlanta in exchange for first-round draft picks in 1974 and 1975, second-round picks in 1975 and 1976, and the Jazz’ second and third selections in the expansion draft.
1987 The Golden State Warriors defeated the Utah Jazz 118-113 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.
1998 The Utah Jazz defeated the Houston Rockets 84-70 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.
2001 The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Utah Jazz 84-83 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.