What would our favorite teams be without their respective rivals?
Of course, NBA teams always want to win, regardless of opponent. But anyone who says the taste of victory is not that much sweeter and more satisfying when it comes at the expense of a team whose uniforms make your stomach churn is lying.
Multiple realignments and a fairly large division puts somewhat of a damper on legitimate vitriol and hatred between the Utah Jazz and an opponent, but make no mistake, it's there.
Not all rivalries are within the bonds of the Northwest Division, or even the Western Conference. One particular personal rivalry landed an Eastern Conference team on this list.
Of course, you'll have to read on to find out who that team is, in addition to the other four biggest rivals of the Utah Jazz.