While the Jazz are fighting for one of the final three playoff spots in the Western Conference, it’s hard not to look back at what could have been. Here are 10 of the toughest losses that could have been wins for the Jazz.
January 11, 2012
A loss to the Lakers is always hard for Jazz fans, but the 90-87 overtime loss that could have easily gone in the Jazz’s favor was extra hard to swallow.
January 25, 2012
Not only did the Raptors take the Jazz to two overtimes, but they also went on a 7-0 run in the second overtime and beat the Jazz 111-106.
February 1, 2012
Chris Paul might have had 34 points and 11 assists, but the Jazz missed 10 free throws and only lost by two points.
February 7, 2012
After being down 21 points, the Jazz rallied to a three-point lead, but couldn’t hold on. The Pacers beat the Jazz 104-99.
February 22, 2012
The Jazz lost a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter, and then lost the game with a buzzer-beater by Luke Ridnour.
March 25, 2012
The Jazz got their first 4OT game in franchise history. Too bad they are 0-1 in 4OT games.
March 28, 2012
After a 23-5 run by the Jazz in the second half, Kevin Garnett and the Celtics turned up the heat and beat the Jazz 94-82.
April 4, 2012
Steve Nash turned it up for the Phoenix Suns in the final minute to put the Jazz away at home, 107-105.
February 28, 2012
March 30, 2012
The Jazz have two losses to the 20-42 Sacrament Kings, including a one-point loss at home. Would the losses have been easier to accept if Jimmer would have played better?
February 13, 2012
April 13, 2012
Most NBA teams haven’t had a hard time beating the New Orleans Hornets this year, but for some reason the Jazz have. The Jazz lost twice in New Orleans. The Hornets might have taken two games from the Jazz, but at least they can’t steal the Jazz’ nickname.