1979-80 Utah Jazz Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 24-58
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Tom Nissalke (24-58)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Attendance: 320,649, Avg. 7,821 in 41 home dates
1979-80 Utah Jazz Statistics
1979-80 Utah Jazz Results

The Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 24 wins and 58 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

Utah tossed in 8,394 points, worst in the league and conceded 8,887. Adrian Dantley scored a team-leading 1,903 points for the Jazz, while Ben Poquette contributed 560 rebounds. Allan Bristow dished out 341 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Duck Williams added 100 steals, and Ben Poquette blocked 162 shots.

Tom Nissalke coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Ron BooneG-FSeptember 6, 19466'2"200Idaho StateOklahoma City, OK USA
Tom BoswellF-COctober 2, 19536'7"220South CarolinaMontgomery, AL USA
Allan BristowF-GAugust 23, 19516'7"210Virginia TechRichmond, VA USA
John BrownFDecember 14, 19516'7"220MissouriFrankfurt, GER
Mack CalvinGJuly 27, 19476'0"165USCFort Worth, TX USA
Adrian DantleyF-GFebruary 26, 19556'5"208Notre DameWashington, DC USA
Brad DavisGDecember 17, 19556'3"180MarylandMonaca, PA USA
Paul DawkinsFJune 10, 19576'5"190Northern IllinoisSaginaw, MI USA
Greg DeaneGDecember 6, 19576'4"190UtahTulare, CA USA
Terry FurlowG-FOctober 18, 19546'4"190Michigan StateFlint, MI USA
John GianelliC-FJune 10, 19506'10"220PacificStockton, CA USA
James HardyF-CDecember 1, 19566'8"220San FranciscoKnoxville, AL USA
Carl KilpatrickCMay 16, 19566'10"230Northeast LouisianaBastrop, LA USA
Bernard KingFDecember 4, 19566'7"205TennesseeBrooklyn, NY USA
Pete MaravichGJune 22, 19476'5"197Louisiana StateAliquippa, PA USA
Ben PoquetteF-CMay 7, 19556'9"235Central MichiganAnn Arbor, MI USA
Robert SmithGMarch 10, 19555'11"165UNLVLos Angeles, CA USA
Andre WakefieldGJanuary 11, 19556'2"175Loyola (IL)Chicago, IL USA
Jerome WhiteheadC-FSeptember 30, 19566'10"220MarquetteWaukegan, IL USA
Duck WilliamsGAugust 2, 19566'2"180Notre DameDemopolis, AL USA