On May 5, 1996, the Utah Jazz defeated the Trail Blazers 102-64 in Game 5 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.Karl Malone led the Jazz with 25 points, and John Stockton added 21.
Frank Layden sent Donovan into the coaching profession, after a temporary stop as an investment broker, by keeping Jim Les over Donovan.
The NBA commissioner also discussed reforming the division system and the issue of coaches resting healthy players.
Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz became the first and only player in franchise history to win the NBA Most Valuable Player award after averaging 27.4 points per game and 9.
On May 4, 1985, the Utah Jazz set a franchise playoff record for points in a game when they defeated the Nuggets 131-123 in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals.
On May 3, 1992, Utah Jazz power forward Karl Malone set single-game franchise playoff records in free throws made and attempted when he went 22-of-24 from the line in a first-round matchup against the Clippers.
The Utah Jazz have only two players in franchise history who have over 700 double-doubles. Hall of Fame power forward Karl Malone has 799 and Hall of Fame point guard John Stockton has 714.
The Jazz will spend part of the offseason trying to upgrade the backup center position behind Rudy Gobert.
On April 30, 2010, the Utah Jazz defeated the Denver Nuggets 112-104 in Game 6 of the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs behind a team-high 23 points from Wesley Matthews.
The Utah Jazz finished the 2014-15 season first in opponent points allowed with 94.9 per game. The Jazz also led the league in opponent points allowed after the All-Star break at 89.
On April 28, 1997, the Utah Jazz earned their first playoff sweep by defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 104-92 in Game 3 of their first-round series.John Stockton and Karl Malone each recorded a double-double in the win.
Croatian center Ante Tomic is close to signing a new three-year deal with Barcelona.
Mark Eaton of the Utah Jazz sets playoff record for blocked shots.
Jazz PF Trevor Booker is hoping GM Dennis Lindsey will keep him on the roster next season.
The Utah Jazz set a franchise record for three-pointers made in a season, knocking down 610 in 2014-15. Their previous record was 543 in 2013-14.Trey Burke and Gordon Hayward moved into the top five in Jazz franchise history for three-pointers made in a season.
Jazz SG Alec Burks had his 2014-15 season cut short due to a shoulder injury.
On April 23, 1995, John Stockton dished out eight assists in a 103-97 Utah Jazz road win over the Houston Rockets. Stockton captured his eighth straight NBA assist title--tying Bob Cousy’s NBA record--recording 1,011 assists in 82 games (12.
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Forward Jeremy Evans hits the free agent market on July 1 and he may not receive an offer to re-sign with the Jazz.
Quin Snyder did well in his first season as Utah's head coach.
On April 22, 1989, Utah Jazz guard John Stockton won his second straight NBA assist title, posting a season total of 1,118 assists (13.6 assists per game).
On April 22, 2000, the Utah Jazz forward Karl Malone (36 years, 273 days) became the oldest player in NBA history to score 50 points or more in a playoff game when he recorded 50 points in Game 1 of the first round against Seattle.
Some questioned the decisions by Utah's GM Dennis Lindsey last offseason and they were wrong as most of his moves have been solid.
Utah's point guard leads NBA in assists for ninth season in a row
The Jazz stars had big games en route to a victory