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Utah Jazz
(62-20, 1st in Midwest)
DRAFT PICKS: (29, 57)

1998 Draft Order
Round Pick Name School Position
   1 29 Nazr Mohammed Kentucky C
Traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for future considerations
   2 57 Torraye Braggs Xavier PF

Team Strengths
  • Stockton/Hornacek/Malone
  • Field Goal Shooting
  • Bench
  • Team Statistics
      PPG FG% REBs TOs
    Jazz 101.0 (3rd).490 (1st)41.1 (18th)15.4 (16th))
    Opponents 94.4 (13th).439 (9th)36.5 (1st)14.1 (26th)
    Weaknesses
  • Age Factor
  • Changes
    Needs
  • Center
  • Notes:
  • Jazz went 31-5 after the All-Star break, and they are a combined 62-9 over the last two seasons following the break
  • They have had five straight seasons with 50 or more wins and 15 straight with 40 or more wins
  • Have made the playoffs in 15 straight seasons, which is the 2nd-longest active streak in the league (Portland-16)
  • They went 40-6 when they scored over 100 points and 38-5 vs. teams under .500
  • Put together an impressive 22-2 record vs the Midwest Division (12-0 at home), with the only losses, at San Antonio and Minnesota
  • Malone led the league in free throws made for the 7th straight season, an NBA record
  • Malone reached the 2,000 point plateau for an NBA-record 11th consecutive year
  • Jazz have never been in the NBA lottery (Portland - only other team)
  • It was the 4th straight year they led the NBA in FG%, hitting at a .490 field goal percentage
  • First Round Draft Picks in the 90's
    1990- None
    1991- Eric Murdock, G, Providence (21)
    1992- None
    1993- Luther Wright, C, Seton Hall (18)
    1994 None
    1995 Greg Ostertag, C, Kansas (28)
    1996 Martin Muursepp, F, Estonia (25)
    1997 Jacque Vaughn, G, Kansas (27)
    Complete draft list over the years
    Players by Position
    Small Forwards Power Forwards Centers Point Guards Shooting Guards
    Bryon Russell
    Shandon Anderson
    Chris Morris
    Karl Malone
    Antoine Carr
    Adam Keefe
    Greg Foster
    Greg Ostertag
    John Stockton
    Howard Eisley
    Jacque Vaughn
    Jeff Hornacek
    Free Agents
    1998 1999 2000
    Chris Morris (T-'98)
    Antoine Carr
    Jeff Hornacek
    Greg Foster
    Shandon Anderson
    Karl Malone
    John Stockton
    Howard Eisley
    Jacque Vaughn
     

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