Jazz Tickets & 2023 Schedule
The Jazz moved to Utah in 1979, from New Orleans, and from the early days have always had exceptionally strong fan support. Demand for 2023 Jazz tickets is extremely strong for home match-ups due to that great base of fans who turn out in large numbers for home games. It has helped attendance that the Jazz have been a top team in the Western Conference for many years, and fans show up today to see the new stars the same way they did back when John Stockton and Karl Malone were running their deadly pick & roll. Fans attending a Utah home game often describe at as one of the best crowds in sports.
Utah plays in the NBA's Western Conference, so they are playing the top teams in the conference at home multiple times per season, as well as, hosting the teams from the East.. The biggest Jazz home games in are when the big stars come to town including: Steph Curry & the Warriors, Kahwi & the Clippers, and LeBron James & the Lakers. The Jazz also developed a regional rivalry with the Denver Nuggets, as Utah and the Nuggets battle it out for playoff seeding in the West. Other big Jazz home games include whenever the Celtics, Nets, Bulls or Knicks come out to Salt Lake City.
The cheapest Jazz tickets every season are their preseason games, and/or, some of the midweek games against non-marquee teams. The most expensive Utah tickets will be in the NBA playoffs or those match ups with the biggest teams/players in the league.
Jazz vs Lakers
The Jazz and the Lakers have met close to 200 times during the regular season that dates back to the mid-1970s. Both teams have faced off in the playoffs over 30 times; highlighted by a Jazz sweep in the 1998 Western Conference Finals. Karl Malone, John Stockton, Shaq, and Kobe played huge roles in making this one of the better rivalries in the NBA. It's not hard to get fans in the Western Conference to show up when the Lakers are in-town, and the fans in Utah are no exception to that.
Jazz vs Rockets
The Jazz and the Rockets have met up over 250 times dating back to 1974. The two teams have had classic battles and have had stars such as Karl Malone, John Stockton, and Hakeem Olajuwon grace the court in this match-up. This rivalry reached a peak in the mid-1990s when the Jazz and Rockets met in the playoffs four times in five seasons including two Western Conference Finals. The rivalry was renewed in the late-2000s when both teams met in the first round of the playoffs in back-to-back seasons. This one is not on every fans list of the top NBA rivalry games, but there is a strong passion from Jazz fans when the Rockets are in SLC.
Jazz vs Trail Blazers
The Jazz and the Trail Blazers have been in some great regular season games against each other, as well as 30+ playoff games in their history. These two teams have battled it out over the years in the Western Conference which has made this match-up one of the best in the league. The rivalry reached a peak when Utah and Portland met in 1992 Western Conference Finals, but has continued to be strong.
Jazz vs Spurs
These two Western Conference foes, neither of which are strangers to the NBA Finals, are representative of cities that love their basketball. The Jazz and the Spurs have also played in over two dozen playoff games over the years, including a Western Conference Finals series in 2007. This rivalry was at its best when Utah and San Antonio met three times in five seasons in the playoffs.
Jazz Top Games
- vs Chicago Bulls
- vs Denver Nuggets
- vs Golden State Warriors
- vs Houston Rockets
- vs Los Angeles Lakers
Utah Jazz Playoff Games
Jazz fans have high expectations for their home team, so the bar every year is for Utah to earn a spot in the Western Conference Playoffs. The hope is that they earn a top seed, which helps them make a deep run in the postseason to the Western Conference Finals. A dream season in Utah would see the Jazz back in the NBA Finals where they are hosting games in SLC. The crowds for Utah are strong in the regular-season, and the demand for Utah playoff tickets take that to another level.