1987-88 Utah Jazz Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 6-5 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Portland Trail Blazers 3-1
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-3
Coach: Frank Layden (47-35)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Attendance: 503,969, Avg. 12,292 in 41 home dates
1987-88 Utah Jazz Statistics
1987-88 Utah Jazz Results

The Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 6-5.

The Jazz poured in 8,899 points and conceded 8,597. Karl Malone scored a team-leading 2,268 points for Utah, and Thurl Bailey contributed 17 or more per game, too. Karl Malone accounted for 986 rebounds. John Stockton dished out 1128 assists for the squad.

Defensively, John Stockton added 242 steals, while Mark Eaton blocked 304 shots.

Frank Layden coached the team. The 1987-88 Utah Jazz lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Thurl BaileyF-CApril 7, 19616'11"215North Carolina StateWashington, DC USA
Darryl DawkinsCJanuary 11, 19576'10"245noneOrlando, FL USA
Mark EatonCJanuary 24, 19577'3"275UCLAWestminster, CA USA
Rickey GreenGAugust 18, 19546'0"170MichiganChicago, IL USA
Darrell GriffithGJune 16, 19586'4"190LouisvilleLouisville, KY USA
Bob HansenGJanuary 18, 19616'6"190IowaDes Moines, IA USA
Eddie HughesGMay 26, 19605'10"165Colorado StateGreenville, MS USA
Marc IavaroniFSeptember 15, 19566'8"210VirginiaJamaica, NY USA
Bart KofoedG-FMarch 24, 19646'4"210Kearney StateOmaha, NE USA
Karl MaloneF-CJuly 24, 19636'9"250Louisiana TechSummerfield, LA USA
Scott RothFJune 3, 19636'6"212WisconsinCleveland, OH USA
Carey ScurryFDecember 4, 19626'7"188LIUBrooklyn, NY USA
John StocktonGMarch 26, 19626'1"170GonzagaSpokane, WA USA
Kelly TripuckaF-GFebruary 16, 19596'6"220Notre DameGlen Ridge, NJ USA
Mel TurpinCDecember 28, 19606'11"240KentuckyLexington, KY USA