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About Utah Jazz
The Utah Jazz compete in the NBA’s Western Conference Northwest Division, and are based in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Vivint Smart Home Arena. The team has had much success over the years, accompanied with unexpected failures. They push to be the best and stay on the radar as a top competitor. Check out this team in action and order your cheap Utah Jazz tickets today.
The franchise began to play in 1974 as the New Orleans Jazz as a tribute to New Orleans’ history of Jazz music, but moved to Salt Lake City in 1979. The Jazz had a very rough beginning as a franchise, having not qualified for a single playoff appearance until 1984. However, the team immediately took a turn for the better, and did not miss the playoffs again until 2004. The late 1980s were defined by the duo comprised of point guard John Stockton and forward Karl Malone. Karl Malone went on to score more points in his career than any player in the history of the league, while John Stockton currently holds two of the most unbeatable records in the NBA for most assists and most steals. Despite the duo’s dominance, bad luck kept them from an NBA championship despite their extremely successful careers. Jazz-Rockets games sell out fast, so be sure to get yours now! Get ready to see powerhouse players run the court. A Utah Jazz game is an event that you do not want to miss, so make sure you have the best seats in the arena before they sell out and you are forced to watch from the nosebleeds- or worse: at home!
The Malone and Stockton duo helped fuel the team’s rivalry with the Houston Rockets which began in the 1990s, where the Rockets’ duo of Hakeem Olajuwan and Clyde Drexler met in the playoffs against Stockton and Malone. Since then, the two teams have faced each other multiple times in the NBA playoffs. The Los Angeles Lakers also are a major rival of the Utah Jazz. During the 90s, their rivalry was at an all time high because of many intense and significant matches. Today, they still pose a threat to the Utah Jazz, but Utah is able to hold their own.
Vivant Smart Home Arena
The Vivant Smart Home Arena opened in October 1991 and is located in Salt Lake City. Previous names of this venue include the Delta Center and Energy Solutions Arena. It also replaced the Salt Palace. The first basketball game held in the arena was the Utah Jazz versus the New York Knicks. Many consider this arena the most intimidating arena in the NBA. But don’t be afraid! Grab some tickets to see a game and check it out for yourself.
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