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The Utah Jazz all-time 'Dream Team'

Published: Tuesday, June 10 2014 1:57 p.m. MDT

We are right in the middle of the 2014 NBA Finals and there are fantastic players carrying their respective teams to success including the likes of LeBron James and Tim Duncan. These are the kind of players that the Utah Jazz have a hard time competing with at this time and hope to have on the roster in the near future.

That hasn't always been the case though. The Jazz have had some amazing players on their roster since they arrived in Utah and throughout franchise history.

Even with all the all-stars and hall of famers who have donned a Jazz jersey throughout their illustrious history there are some who have elevated themselves to even greater heights as team players. Guys who would do whatever it took to win both on and off the floor. Players who played the role assigned to them with near perfection for the good of the team.

This is a look at the all-time team for the Jazz since they arrived in Utah. The all-time Utah Jazz team consists of 12 players and is built like you would a regular NBA roster. There is an equal balance of guards and forwards along with a couple of centers with only the best of the best in Jazz history make the team.

Note: only what each player did on the floor with the Jazz was taken into consideration since it is the Ultimate Utah Jazz team.

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dgdrummin
Ogden, UT

Love Hornacek but how do you not put Darrell Griffith at the starting two?

BleedCougarBlue
Enid, OK

Yeah, wouldn't it be AWESOME to have a starting lineup like THAT!

That lineup would have won us at least 2 or 3 NBA championships!

Go Jazz!

dhsalum
Saint George, UT

I'm too young to remember Griffith, but I think the best starting 5 would have D-Will at the 2.

Pipes
Salt Lake City, UT

I can see Wes Mathews in that group as well.

water rocket
Magna, UT

Stockton was not the premier scorer that other point guards were, and because of his size, often got "posted up," but if heart and team player define a great player, Stockton had a corner on the market. John Wooden, the famed and storied UCLA coach called Stockton the purest point guard ever, and he should know (and I agree with him). His records for steals and assists will probably never be broken.

xert
Santa Monica, CA

Pete Maravich only appeared in 17 games for the Utah Jazz and guess what? He still should be on this list.

BigCougar
Bountiful, UT

Good list, I would've loved to see the Jazz have a bench like that. They always had a good enough starting group, it was when they went to the bench that they lost ground in games with other teams.

stanfunky
Salt Lake City, UT

Too bad the writer forgot to mention certain honors for the players mentioned, like, ah, the HALL OF FAME (Malone, Dantley, Stockton). If you're doing a "Dream Team" you might want to remember something like that!

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