The Utah Jazz all-time 'Dream Team'

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

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Okur was one of the best shooting big men in the NBA during his time with the Jazz and he hit so many big shots that it's hard to keep track of them all. He signed with the Jazz as a free agent after winning a ring with the Detroit Pistons and played 474 games over seven seasons. His most impressive statistical season came in 2005-06 when he averaged 18 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 82 games. A year later, he made his only all-star game appearance after averaging 17.6 points and 7.2 rebounds in 80 games.

For his Jazz career, he averaged 15.3 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists.

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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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