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Soon-to-be free agents Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Mo Williams and Randy Foye left the Utah Jazz arena together Thursday afternoon, walking into an uncertain future less than 24 hours after their season came to an abrupt end.
The Jazz missed the playoffs for the second time in three years following Wednesday night's loss in Memphis. Yet unlike years past, an unprecedented two-thirds of the players have expiring contracts.
While most expressed an interest in returning, all acknowledged the team could have an entirely different look next season. As many as nine players could be gone, including starters Jefferson, Millsap, Williams and Foye.
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One of Michael Jordan’s most notable moments from his spectacular NBA career was his courageous performance in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, which has become known as the “Flu Game.”
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The NBA’s Western Conference is breathing a collective sigh of relief today, as the Utah Jazz were officially eliminated from playoff contention after Wednesday evening’s loss. The West’s playoff participants weren’t especially worried about what the middling Jazz would do to them on the court, but rather what their fans might do to them offof the court, in light of a recent...
Wednesday night's game between the Utah Jazz and Memphis Grizzlies produced one heck of a circus shot from Utah's Mo Williams.Watch as Williams drives the lane late in the second quarter, draws contact from Grizzlies big man Zach Randolph, and proceeds to chuck a prayer up toward the basket.The one-handed, no-look shot manages to somehow find the bottom of the net after...
The image of an ill Michael Jordan being carried to the bench by his Chicago Bulls teammate Scottie Pippen after serving up the Utah Jazz in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA finals is forever embedded in our minds. But now it appears that instead of Jordan having the flu as we all once believed, it looks as if MJ actually had food poisoning.
Jordan’s former trainer Tim Grover recently revealed...
Yes the Utah Jazz collapsed to end the year and will be missing the playoffs , which is sad for their loyal fan base, but things are looking up for the Jazz starting this summer. The team has massive cap space, young players ready to take the next step and 2 first round draft picks, so this team will be very different next year.
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Back in 1997, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls were in a heavily contested series with the Utah Jazz. A crucial Game 5 of the NBA Finals was on the horizon, and the Utah Jazz had the home-court advantage. The Jazz had all the momentum after tying the series 2-2 with wins in Game 3 & 4. Game 5 would forever be remember as the “flu game” for Michael Jordan. Battling the...
Heading into the final day of the NBA’s regular season, both the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers are still facing elimination from the post-season.
The scenarios that can play out are as follows.
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While they'll also need some help in order to make the playoffs, the Utah Jazz must beat the Memphis Grizzlies to keep their postseason hopes alive.
Unfortunately, wins haven't been easy to come by in Memphis.
The Jazz try to avoid a sixth loss in seven road matchups against the Grizzlies, who could possibly earn home-court advantage in a first-round series with a 14th...