Ranking the best All-Star game performances from Utah Jazz players

While Gordon Hayward became the first All-Star the Utah Jazz have had in six years, the Jazz have had a long history of players making it to the All-Star game. In fact, it is the 39th time since the Jazz moved to Salt Lake City that a player from the organization has made it to the game.

Karl Malone, John Stockton and Adrian Dantley were mainstays in the game during their time with the Jazz, while Carlos Boozer, Deron Williams, Mark Eaton, Rickey Green, Andrei Kirilenko and Mehmet Okur all earned the distinction at least once.

Here is a look at the best performances from those Jazz players over the years.

15. John Stockton, 1997

Both John Stockton and Karl Malone started the 1997 game, but Stockton had the better performance in the 132-120 loss. He totaled 12 points on 5 for 6 shooting from the floor, including 2 for 2 from beyond the arc. He added five assists and a steal in 20 minutes.

14. Karl Malone, 1992

Malone had a solid night in a 153-113 win with 11 points on 5 for 7 shooting from the floor and 1 for 2 from the charity stripe. He added seven rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal in 19 minutes.

13. John Stockton, 2000

Stockton’s last All-Star game appearance was a memorable one as he scored in double figures in a 137-126 win. On the night, he finished with 10 points on 5 for 5 shooting from the floor while handing out two assists and collecting a steal in just 11 minutes.

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