Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz
  • FOUNDED

    1974 as the New Orleans Jazz

  • CONFERENCE

    WESTERN CONFERENCE

  • DIVISION

    Northwest

  • ARENA

    Vivint Arena

  • ARENA CAPACITY

    18,306

  • LOCATION

    Salt Lake City, UT

  • GOVERNOR

    Ryan Smith

  • PRESIDENT

    Steve Starks

  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Justin Zanik

  • HEAD COACH

    Quin Snyder

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TEAM HISTORY

The Utah Jazz are an NBA basketball team based in Salt Lake City. The Jazz compete as a member of the league's Western Conference, Northwest Division. Since 1991, the team has played its home games at Vivint Arena. The franchise began play as an expansion team in 1974 as the New Orleans Jazz (as a tribute to New Orleans' history of originating Jazz music). The Jazz moved to Salt Lake City in 19...

The Utah Jazz are an NBA basketball team based in Salt Lake City. The Jazz compete as a member of the league's Western Conference, Northwest Division. Since 1991, the team has played its home games at Vivint Arena. The franchise began play as an e...

1974 as the New Orleans Jazz

Fred Rosenfeld and Sam Battistone

10/17/1974 vs the New York Knicks (L 74-89)

Aaron James

Elgin Baylor

23-59

Municipal Auditorium

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