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Kragthorpe: NBA playoff experience should spur Jazz’s growth

Kragthorpe: NBA playoff experience should spur Jazz’s growth

By Kurt Kragthorpe
Tribune columnist

Published Apr 28, 2012 06:46PM MDT

San Antonio
Geographically, the Jazz are right where they were five years ago, enjoying the high point of the franchise’s modern era.
Current coach Tyrone Corbin was among Jerry Sloan’s assistants in 2007, when the Jazz of Deron Williams and Carlos Boozer made their first — and longest, as it turned out — playoff run, eventually losing to San Antonio in five games in the Western Conference finals. That sure seemed like the start of something, but the ultimate ending of the Williams-Boozer par...

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