UTAH JAZZ

Jazz Ditch Yellow “Statement” Jersey In Orlando

Jul 13, 2020, 11:48 AM | Updated: 12:21 pm
Mike Conley - Utah Jazz - Statement Jersey...
Mike Conley #10 of the Utah Jazz dribbles the ball against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on November 27, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz won’t be wearing their much-maligned yellow “statement” jerseys when they return to basketball in Orlando. The team released their eight-game jersey schedule and it includes only four of the five available uniform combinations.

The Jazz will be wearing their traditional “association” jersey when they reopen the NBA season on July 30 against the New Orleans Pelicans.

In total, the team will wear the “association” jersey three times, the gradient “city” jersey twice, the purple mountain “classic” jersey twice, and the blue “icon” jersey once during the close to the regular season. The team has not released a playoff jersey schedule.

The Jazz last wore the yellow “statement” jerseys on February 21, a deflating 113-104 home loss to the San Antonio Spurs. The team was scheduled to wear the jerseys four more times before the season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Twitter account @JazzUniTracker monitors the team’s record this season based on which jersey they’ve worn. The team is a lowly 1-7 this season while wearing the “statement” jersey, or a .125 winning percentage.

Meanwhile, the Jazz are 40-16 in games when they wear any other jersey style, for a winning percentage of .714.

Head coach Quin Snyder jokingly admitted that the team was aware of the yellow uniform curse.

“Our yellow uniforms?” Snyder said after the Jazz February loss to the Spurs. “Yeah, we’re not wearing them anymore.”

Privately, sources told KSL Sports that Jazz players were aware of the record in the uniforms and had asked to take them out of the jersey rotation.

The Jazz will retake the floor in a scrimmage game against the Phoenix Suns on July 23. The team will also face the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets before officially returning to regular-season games.

  • Utah Jazz Scoreboard

  • Utah Jazz Team Leaders

  • Utah Jazz Standings

Utah Jazz

Talen-Horton-Tucker-Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...
Ben Anderson

Jazz Roster Has Mostly New Faces Ahead Of Media Day

The Utah Jazz open media day on Monday, and after a flurry of off-season trades, the roster will be mostly unrecognizable from last season. 
1 day ago
Donovan-Mitchell-Cleveland...
Kyle Ireland

Former Jazzman Donovan Mitchell Smashes Guitar Before Browns Game

Former Jazz and current Cavaliers star Donovan Mitchell hyped up Browns fans ahead of a Thursday night matchup with the Steelers.
2 days ago
Bojan Bogdanovic #44 of the Utah Jazz celebrates a three-point shot (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty I...
Ben Anderson

Bogdanovic Trade Is Worst Value Of Jazz Summer

The Jazz trade that sent Bojan Bogdanovic to the Detroit Pistons on Thursday brought underwhelming value back to Utah.
2 days ago
Karene-Reid-Big-PAC-Power-Poll...
Ben Anderson

Big 12, PAC-12 Power Poll: Week Three Edition

Week three of the BIG-PAC Power Poll features 10 undefeated teams, one winless team, and moves from both BYU and Utah football.
2 days ago
Utah-Jazz-Kelly-Olynyk-Detroit-Pistons...
Ben Anderson

Report: Jazz Trade Bogdanovic To Pistons For Olynyk, Lee

The Utah Jazz are sending forward Bojan Bogdanovic to the Detroit Pistons for Kelly Olynyk and Saben Lee according to reports.
2 days ago
Jared-Butler-Utah-Jazz-Real-Salt-Lake-Training-Session...
Tom Hackett

Utah Jazz Players Join Real Salt Lake For Joint Training Session

Utah Jazz players joined Real Salt Lake at America First Field to participate in a joint training session ahead of Real Salt Lake's friendly.
3 days ago
Jazz Ditch Yellow “Statement” Jersey In Orlando