Best On-Court Moments From 2018-19 Jazz Season: No. 11-20
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Plenty of on-court moments that Jazz fans can choose that was the best from the 2018-19 season.
From slam dunks to awesome alley-oops and fantastic performances, KSL Sports went through the season and picked the Top 20 moments from the season.
The Top 20 off-court moments have been released.
- Best Off-Court Moments From 2018-19 Jazz Season: No. 11-20
- Best Off-Court Moments From 2018-19 Jazz Season: No. 1-10
The Jazz Notes podcast discussed some of the moments.
Here are the 11 through 20 best on-court moments from the past Jazz season, plus honorable mentions.
Wade, Mitchell Share Special Bond
Dwyane Wade decided to end his legendary NBA career just as Donovan Mitchell’s started. When Mitchell was beginning his rise to stardom, many experts compared the young Jazz guard to Wade. The two players were friends and Mitchell would often seek advice from Wade. When the two players faced off for the final time, they swapped jerseys after the game.
Korver Moving Up NBA History For Three-Pointers Made
On January 12, Utah Jazz sharpshooter Kyle Korver hit his third three-pointer of the game to pass Jason Terry for fourth all-time in NBA history. He is currently sitting 132 three-pointers away from Stephen Curry with 2,351 makes. Korver is 209 triples behind Reggie Miller, who is in second and 622 behind the leader, Ray Allen.
Jazz Make Franchise Record 13 Three-Pointers In First Half
The Jazz were playing the Denver Nuggets at home in January when they hit a franchise record for most three-pointers made in a half.
They had a 65-58 halftime lead. They also set the franchise record for most attempted three-pointers in a half with 27.
Utah hit 5 three-pointers in the first quarter and 8 in the second quarter.
O’Neale Steals From Harden In Game 3
In the second quarter of Game 3 against the Houston Rockets, Royce O’Neale made a nice steal, snatching a pass from James Harden. O’Neale ran up the floor when he met Harden on the fastbreak and whipped the ball behind his back to shed Harden, leading to a wide open dunk.
20. Gobert Posterizes Zubac
Among his many dunks this season, one of the memorable ones was against Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac. Gobert took the ball down the middle of the floor, where he met Zubac for a one-handed flush over the Clippers big man.
19. Mitchell Lighting Up New York
In front of his hometown crowd, Donovan Mitchell put on a show at Madison Square Garden. Through three quarters, he had 30 points on 12-for-20 shooting and 5-of-9 from downtown in 28 minutes. He didn’t play in the fourth quarter.
18. Ironman Joe Ingles
On April 3, Utah Jazz ironman Joe Ingles played his 300th consecutive game. The last time he missed a game was on December 16, 2015. It’s the longest active streak in the NBA.
17. Gobert Double-Double King
During that same game against the Phoenix Suns as Joe Ingles’ 300th consecutive game on April 3, Rudy Gobert finished with 17 points and 13 rebounds to record his 63rd double-double of the season, which snapped Karl Malone’s single season franchise record during the 1987-88 season.
16. Joe Ingles Throwing It Down
It is such a rare occasion, that when it happened, we had to put it into the Top 20. Joe Ingles dunked in an NBA game. On March 14, against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ingles threw down a one-handed flush. It was just his 19th dunk of his NBA career. It happened late in the third quarter when the Jazz stole the ball and Raul Neto set Ingles up for the dunk.
15. Mitchell 3,000 Club
On March 6, in New Orleans, Donovan Mitchell entered the game against the Pelicans with 2,989 points in his two-year career. After he dropped 11 points, Mitchell became the fastest Jazz player to reach 3,000 points in 139 games, passing Jazz legend Darrell Griffith, who reached 3,000 in 150 games.
14. Mitchell Blocks Former Jazzman
It was the second time that the Jazz would face the Boston Celtics during the season. This meeting was in Beantown on November 17. Hayward thought he had an open lane on a Jazz turnover to dunk the ball, when Donovan Mitchell met him at the rim and rejected the shot. Utah won the game and Mitchell finished with 28 points.
13. Ingles Career Performance On Autism Night
On March 27 at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Joe Ingles had a career performance against the Los Angeles Lakers. It was a night that meant more than just a game as the Jazz held Autism Night. Ingles finished with a near triple-double with 11 points, 9 rebounds and a career-high 14 assists.
12. Jazz Bring Back Kyle Korver
On November 29, the Utah Jazz acquired Kyle Korver, bringing the sharpshooter back to Salt Lake City for a second stint. The Jazz traded Alec Burks and two future second round picks to Cleveland for Korver. He finished with 9.1 points per game in the 54 games with the Jazz, while only averaging 6.8 points per game in 16 contests with Cleveland this season.
11. Quin Snyder Win No. 200
On January 12th, the Utah Jazz defeated the Chicago Bulls at home to give head coach Quin Snyder his 200th win of his career. At the end of this season, Snyder’s win total stands at 227, sitting 50 wins behind Frank Layden for second and 1,582 victories behind Jerry Sloan.
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