Quality basketball and passionate fans are as synonymous with Salt Lake City as good skiing, green JELL-O and weak alcohol.
Since relocating to Utah from New Orleans, the Jazz franchise has had a plethora of All-Stars pass through their ranks. True to Jazz form, most if not all of Utah's best players have historically been underrated, overlooked or flat-out ignored.
How many NBA fans who aren't Jazz fanatics even know who Adrian Dantley is? How many think "Dr. Dunkenstein" is a character from the movie Semi-Pro?
If I had my way, all the greatest players to ever don the music note would receive the accolades they deserve. If we were to put together a 12-man roster of the greatest Jazz players of all time, the team fielded would be surprisingly competitive against any other "all-time greats" team.