2002–03 Utah Jazz season

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2002–03 Utah Jazz season
John Stockton's final season
Head coach Jerry Sloan
Arena Delta Center
Results
Record 47–35 (.573)
Place Division: 3rd (Midwest)
Conference: 4th (Western)
Playoff finish West First Round
(eliminated 1–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports Net Rocky Mountain, KJZZ
Radio KSOP-AM and FM
< 2001–02 2003–04 >

The 2002-03 Utah Jazz season was the team's 29th in the NBA. They began the season hoping to improve upon their 44-38 output from the previous season. They bested it by three games, finishing 47-35, and qualified for the playoffs for the twentieth straight season.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2002 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 19 Ryan Humphrey  United States Notre Dame
2 46 Jamal Sampson  United States California

Roster[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Game log[edit]

2002 pre-season game log
2002–03 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-San Antonio Spurs 60 22 .732 33–8 27–14 17–7
x-Dallas Mavericks 60 22 .732 33–8 27–14 18–6
x-Minnesota Timberwolves 51 31 .622 9 33–8 18–23 15–9
x-Utah Jazz 47 35 .573 13 29–12 18–23 15–9
Houston Rockets 43 39 .524 17 28–13 15–26 11–13
Memphis Grizzlies 28 54 .341 32 20–21 8–33 5–17
Denver Nuggets 17 65 .207 43 13–28 4–37 3–21
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-San Antonio Spurs 60 22 .732
2 y-Sacramento Kings 59 23 .720 1
3 x-Dallas Mavericks 60 22 .732
4 x-Minnesota Timberwolves 51 31 .622 9
5 x-Los Angeles Lakers 50 32 .610 10
6 x-Portland Trail Blazers 50 32 .610 10
7 x-Utah Jazz 47 35 .573 13
8 x-Phoenix Suns 44 38 .537 16
9 Houston Rockets 43 39 .524 17
10 Seattle SuperSonics 40 42 .488 20
11 Golden State Warriors 38 44 .463 22
12 Memphis Grizzlies 28 54 .341 32
13 Los Angeles Clippers 27 55 .329 33
14 Denver Nuggets 17 65 .207 43


Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West First Round[edit]

(2) Sacramento Kings vs. (7) Utah Jazz Last Playoff Meeting: 2002 Western Conference First Round (Sacramento won 3-1)

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record

(UTA-SAC)

Venue TV Time Recap
1 April 19 Utah 90 Sacramento 96 0–1 ARCO Arena, Sacramento TNT 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
2 April 21 Utah 95 Sacramento 108 0–2 ARCO Arena, Sacramento TNT 10:00 EDT/7:00PT Recap
3 April 26 Sacramento 104 Utah 108 1–2 Delta Center, Salt Lake City ESPN 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
4 April 28 Sacramento 99 Utah 82 1–3 Delta Center, Salt Lake City TNT 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
5 April 30 Utah 91 Sacramento 111 1–4 ARCO Arena, Sacramento TNT 10:30 EDT/7:30PT Recap
Sacramento wins series 4–1

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Matt Harpring
Mark Jackson
Andrei Kirilenko
Karl Malone
John Stockton

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]