What was the first NBA team for Utah?
The Utah Jazz who were formerly the New Orleans Jazz.
3x NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2009,2010,2011) 5x All Star (2007,2008,2009,2010,2011) 4x All NBA First Team (2008,2009,2010,2011) All NBA Third Team (2007) 3x NBA All Defensive First Team (2009,2010,2011) NBA All Defensive Second Team (2008) NBA Slam Dunk Champion (2008) NBA All Rookie First Team (2005) Naismith Prep Player of the Year (2004)
Michael Jordan won 5 regular season MVP awards, 6 Finals MVP awards and 3 All-Star Game MVP awards amongst many other awards. He won them in the following years: 1981 Breaks record at McDonald's All-American game by scoring 30 points 1982 Scores winning points in NCAA championship game 1984 Named college Player of the Year 1984 Wins Olympic gold medal with U.S. basketball team 1985 Named NBA Rookie of the Year 1986-87 Named to the…
Utah in 2005 Quarterback Alex Smith was a Heisman Trophy finalist and the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft. The men's basketball team, on the shoulders of Consensus All-American and National Player of the Year Andrew Bogut, made the Sweet 16. Bogut was the first pick in the 2005 NBA draft, making Utah the first school in NCAA history to boast a No. 1 pick in the NFL and NBA in the same year.