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The 2016–17 Utah Jazz season was the 43rd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the 38th season of the franchise in Salt Lake City. They qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2012.

2016–17 Utah Jazz season
Division champions
Head coachQuin Snyder
General managerDennis Lindsey
ArenaVivint Smart Home Arena
Results
Record51–31 (.622)
PlaceDivision: 1st (Northwest)
Conference: 5th (Western)
Playoff finishConference Semifinals
(Lost to Warriors 0–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionRoot Sports Utah
Radio1280
97.5 The Zone
< 2015–16 2017–18 >

The Jazz finished the regular season with a 51–31 record, securing the 5th seed. In the playoffs, the Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers in the First Round in seven games and advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals, where they were swept in four games by the Golden State Warriors.

Following the season, Gordon Hayward would sign as a free agent with the Boston Celtics. He was also selected to play in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game.

Contents

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 42 Isaiah Whitehead PG/SG   United States Seton Hall
2 52 Joel Bolomboy PF/C   Ukraine Weber State
2 60 Tyrone Wallace PG   United States California

RosterEdit

2016–17 Utah Jazz roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
PF 21 Bolomboy, Joel 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1994-01-28 Weber State
SG 10 Burks, Alec   6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 214 lb (97 kg) 1991-07-20 Colorado
PF 33 Diaw, Boris 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1982-04-16 INSEP (FRA)
SG 11 Exum, Dante 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1995-07-13 Lake Ginninderra (AUS)
PF 15 Favors, Derrick 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 265 lb (120 kg) 1991-07-15 Georgia Tech
C 27 Gobert, Rudy (C) 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1992-06-26 France
SF 20 Hayward, Gordon (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 226 lb (103 kg) 1990-03-23 Butler
PG 3 Hill, George 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 188 lb (85 kg) 1986-05-04 IUPUI
SG 5 Hood, Rodney 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 206 lb (93 kg) 1992-10-20 Duke
SF 2 Ingles, Joe 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 226 lb (103 kg) 1987-10-02 Lake Ginninderra (AUS)
SF 6 Johnson, Joe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1981-06-29 Arkansas
PF 41 Lyles, Trey 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 234 lb (106 kg) 1995-11-05 Kentucky
PG 8 Mack, Shelvin 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 203 lb (92 kg) 1990-04-22 Butler
PG 25 Neto, Raul   6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 179 lb (81 kg) 1992-05-19 Brazil
C 24 Withey, Jeff 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 231 lb (105 kg) 1990-03-07 Kansas
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2017-02-24

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Northwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
yUtah Jazz 51 31 .622 0.0 29–12 22–19 8–8 82
xOklahoma City Thunder 47 35 .573 4.0 28–13 19–22 10–6 82
xPortland Trail Blazers 41 41 .500 10.0 25–16 16–25 11–5 82
Denver Nuggets 40 42 .488 11.0 22–19 18–23 6–10 82
Minnesota Timberwolves 31 51 .378 20.0 20–21 11–30 5–11 82


ConferenceEdit

Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 zGolden State Warriors * 67 15 .817 82
2 ySan Antonio Spurs * 61 21 .744 6.0 82
3 xHouston Rockets 55 27 .671 12.0 82
4 xLos Angeles Clippers 51 31 .622 16.0 82
5 yUtah Jazz * 51 31 .622 16.0 82
6 xOklahoma City Thunder 47 35 .573 20.0 82
7 xMemphis Grizzlies 43 39 .524 24.0 82
8 xPortland Trail Blazers 41 41 .500 26.0 82
9 Denver Nuggets 40 42 .488 27.0 82
10 New Orleans Pelicans 34 48 .415 33.0 82
11 Dallas Mavericks 33 49 .402 34.0 82
12 Sacramento Kings 32 50 .390 35.0 82
13 Minnesota Timberwolves 31 51 .378 36.0 82
14 Los Angeles Lakers 26 56 .317 41.0 82
15 Phoenix Suns 24 58 .293 43.0 82

Game logEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

2016 pre-season game log
Total: 3–3 (Home: 1–2; Road: 2–1)
2016–17 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 game log
Total: 51–31 (Home: 29–12; Road: 22–19)
2016–17 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

2017 playoff game log
Total: 4–7 (Home: 1–4; Road: 3–3)
2017 playoff schedule

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

June 23, 2016
To Utah Jazz
Draft rights to Marcus Paige
Cash considerations
To Brooklyn Nets
Draft rights to Isaiah Whitehead[1]
July 7, 2016
To Utah Jazz
2021 2nd round-pick[2]
To Washington Wizards
Trey Burke
July 8, 2016
To Utah Jazz
Boris Diaw[3]
2022 2nd round-pick
Cash considerations
To San Antonio Spurs
Draft rights to Olivier Hanlan

Free agencyEdit

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former team
Joe Johnson[4] 2-year contract worth $22 million Miami Heat

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason left New team
Trevor Booker[5] 2-year contract worth $18 million Brooklyn Nets

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brooklyn Nets acquire draft rights to Isaiah Whitehead". nba.com/nets. June 23, 2016. Retrieved June 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Jazz acquire future second-round pick from Washington". nba.com/jazz. July 7, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Jazz acquire Boris Diaw and draft pick from Spurs". nba.com/jazz. July 8, 2016. Retrieved July 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "Jazz sign aree agent Joe Johnson". nba.com/jazz. July 7, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  5. ^ "Brooklyn Nets Sign Trevor Booker". nba.com/nets. July 8, 2016. Retrieved July 8, 2016.