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Ryan Smith, Utah Jazz Invite 90-Year-Old Fans To Delta Center For 90s Decade Night

Jan 10, 2024, 8:47 PM

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Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith (Credit: Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

(Credit: Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith showed love to the senior members of Jazz Nation by inviting some 90-year-old fans to Utah’s game against the Denver Nuggets.

On Tuesday, Smith made a series of posts on X to invite the fans to the game.

Numerous fans responded to the post with details about their parents or grandparents who love Jazz basketball.

Smith made five X posts inviting 90-year-old fans to 90s Decade Night.

He then met up with some of the older fans before tip-off.

The throwback vibes played in Utah’s favor against the Nuggets.

The Jazz jumped out in front early and led by 11 at the end of the first quarter, 35-24.

Jazz Host Nuggets On 90s Decade Night

The Utah Jazz will look to keep their hot streak alive when they host the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.

Along with the Boston Celtics, the Jazz have the best record in the NBA over their last 10 games.

During the stretch, the Jazz have wins over the Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Dallas Mavericks, and the Miami Heat.

Forward Lauri Markkanen has returned to All-Star form averaging 24 points and 8.8 rebounds while shooting 50 percent from the floor and 39 percent from the three-point line.

Guard Collin Sexton is also playing his best basketball of the season averaging 21.2 points and 4.8 assists since assuming a starting role.

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Chandler Holt is a co-host for the Jazz Notes podcast and a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.

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