The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team in the National Basketball Association. They have two Conference Titles and they are based out of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Team Profile

The Utah Jazz also known simply as Utah or the Jazz were established in 1974. They play in the National Basketball Association in the Western Conference and the Northwest Division.

Their current home arena is Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their team colors are spotlight yellow, key black, gray, and white. They are affiliated with the Salt Lake City Stars in the NBA G League.

As of 2024, the team’s Head Coach is Will Hardy.


During the 1980s, the Jazz could not pass through the second round of the NBA playoffs despite regular season successes.

In the 1988-89 season, when Jerry Sloan became the head coach, the Jazz had their first 50-win season with a record of 51-31. In 1992, Jazz reached the Conference Finals and lost to the Portland Trail Blazers.

In the 1993-94 season, in the conference semi-finals, they defeated the Denver Nuggets by a score of 4-3. However, in the final, they lost to the Houston Rockets.

Country United States United States
City Salt Lake City, Utah
Founded 1974
Ground Delta Center
Nickname Jazz
Coach Will Hardy

The team is owned by Ryan Smith, the General Manager is Justin Zanik and the Team President is Jim Olson.

In the 1996-97 season, they reached the NBA finals after defeating Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Houston Rockets.

In the 2007 season, the Jazz had a very deep and well-rounded team. The playoffs were won by the Jazz with a record of 51-31. In Houston, the Jazz defeated the Rockets 103-99.

They also won the series against the Golden State Warriors by a score of 4-1. The Jazz completed the regular season with a record of 54-28 and were 5th best in the west. In Game 1, the host Rockets were defeated by the Jazz with a score of 93-82.

They have a total of 11 division titles. The most recent one was won in 2022. They also won in 2021 and 2017.

Notable Players

The players who became the Basketball Hall of Famers include Pete Maravich, Walt Bellamy, Gail Goodrich, Karl Malone, and others.


Jerry Sloan who coached the team from 1988 to 2011, has been named to the Coaches Hall of Fame.

Major Achievements

  • 2 Conference Titles
  • 11 Division Titles

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