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Gallery: Utah Jazz in the playoffs through the years
Utah Jazz forward Adrian Dantley goes up for a lay-up just under the outstretched arm of Houston Rocket Ralph Sampson as Dantley gets inside on the big man in first period action of the NBA playoff game at the Summit in Houston April 19, 1985. (AP Photo/Richard J. Carson)
Utah Jazz Adrian Dantley (4) tries to fake out Houston Rockets Akeem Olajuwon (34) guarding the basket during the first quarter of the NBA first round playoff game at the Summit, Friday, April 20, 1985, Houston, Tex. Rockets Ralph Sampson, left, looks on. Jazz won the game 115 to 101. (AP Photo/F. Carter Smith)
John Stockton of the Utah Jazz, center, escapes from a double team by two Seattle SuperSonics including Ricky Pierce, right, during the first half of their NBA playoff game, Saturday, May 8, 1993, Seattle, Wash. Watching the play is Karl Malone (32) of Utah. (AP Photo/Gary Stewart)
Utah Jazz forward Karl Malone dunks against the Sacramento Kings in the third quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round playoff series Saturday, April 20, 2002, in Sacramento, Calif. Malone finished the game with 25 points, but Sacramento won 89-86. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Utah Jazz center Greg Ostertag (00) gives teammate Karl Malone a hug during the fourth quarter against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, April 26, 2003, in Salt Lake City. Ostertag scored 22 points for a career playoff high. Malone added 20 points as the Jazz beat the Kings 107-104. (AP Photo)
Utah Jazz Rickey Green, center, holds the ball away from Houston Rockets Lionel Hollins, left, during the first quarter of the NBA first round playoff game won by the Jazz 115-101, April 20, 1985, Houston, Tex. (AP Photo/F. Carter Smith)
Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson (32) muscles his way between Mark Eaton, left, and Thurl Bailey of the Utah Jazz on his way to score in NBA Playoff Game at the Forum, Sunday, May 8, 1988, Inglewood, Calif. Lakers won first game of series, 110-91. (AP Photo/Mark Terrill)
Jeff Malone (24) of the Utah Jazz appears to float above the court as he receives a push in the back from Derrick McKey (31) of the Seattle Supersonic during the first period of their NBA Western Conference Semifinal Game, May 12, 1992, Seattle, Wash. (AP Photo/Gary Stewart)
Gary Payton (20) of the Seattle SuperSonics reaches in from behind of knock the basketball away from Mark Eaton (53) of the Utah Jazz during the first quarter of their NBA playoff game, Friday, April 30, 1993, Seattle, Wash. (AP Photo/Robert Sorbo)
Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan makes his final 3-point shot over the top of Utah Jazz's John Stockton during the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals Wednesday, June 11, 1997, in Salt Lake City.  Jordan, suffering from flu symptoms, scored 38 to help the Bulls beat the Jazz 90-88 to take a 3-2 lead in their series. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)
Utah Jazz' Bryon Russell dunks as Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, and Elden Campbell look on during the first half of their semi-final playoff game, Friday night, May 22, 1998, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Utah Jazz forward Andrei Kirilenko of Russia (47) scores over Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference second-round playoff series in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Colin E Braley)
Utah Jazz forward Carlos Boozer reacts after missing a basket against the Los Angeles Lakers late in the fourth quarter during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 8, 2010. The Lakers won 111-110.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan reacts to a foul called on his team in the final seconds of Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference second-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Colin E Braley)
Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap scores against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference second-round playoff series in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Colin E Braley)
Utah Jazz's Mehmet Okur (13), of Turkey, goes up for a shot during the second quarter of an NBA basketball playoff game against the Houston Rockets on Saturday, April 21, 2007, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Utah Jazz center Mehmet Okur (13), of Turkey, shoots over Houston Rockets forward Chuck Hayes (44) during the first quarter of the NBA playoff basketball game Thursday, April 26, 2007, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)
Utah Jazz forward Carlos Boozer (5) slams one through during the fourth quarter of an NBA playoff basketball game against the Houston Rockets on Thursday, April 26, 2007, in Salt Lake City. Boozer finished the night with 22 points and 12 rebounds. The Jazz beat the Rockets 81-67. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming, rear, of China, watches as Utah Jazz forward Matt Harpring (15) is congratulated by a teammate during the fourth quarter of an NBA playoff basketball game Thursday, April 26, 2007, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz beat the Rockets 81-67. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)
Utah Jazz guard Deron Williams (8) celebrates a basket he made while also drawing a foul by a Houston Rocket during the third quarter of an NBA playoff basketball game Saturday, April 28, 2007, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz beat the Rockets 98-85. (AP Photo/Steve C. Wilson)
Utah Jazz' Carlos Boozer dunks against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of an NBA second-round playoff basketball game, Monday, May 7, 2007, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 116-112. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Utah Jazz's Matt Harpring celebrates as the Jazz beat the Golden State Warriors during an NBA second-round playoff basketball game, Monday, May 7, 2007, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 116-112. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Utah Jazz's Andrei Kirilenko, of Russia, argues with an official's call against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of an NBA Western Conference second-round basketball playoff game on Friday, May 11, 2007, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 125-105. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Utah Jazz guard Deron Williams goes up for a layup while being defended by San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) and Robert Horry (5) in the first quarter of their Western Conference playoff basketball game, Sunday, May 20, 2007, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Utah Jazz center Mehmet Okur goes up for a shot in the second quarter of their Western Conference playoff basketball game, Sunday, May 20, 2007, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Utah Jazz center Greg Ostertag celebrates his slam dunk against the Portland Trail Blazers in the third period Saturday, April 27, 1996, in Salt Lake City.  The Jazz beat the Blazers 105-90 to take a 2-0 lead in the playoffs.  (AP Photo/Steve Wilson)
Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan and Utah Jazz' Karl Malone greet each other before Game 1 of the NBA Finals Sunday, June 1, 1997, in Chicago. Malone was named the league's MVP ahead of Jordan for the season. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)
The Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan (23) tries to work his way around Utah Jazz guard John Stockton during the first quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals Friday, June 6, 1997, in Salt Lake City.  (AP Photo/Susan Ragan)
Utah Jazz guard Jeff Hornacek slips between Chicago Bulls' Brian Williams (18) and Michael Jordan (23) during the first quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Friday, June 13, 1997, in Chicago. Watching are the Bulls' Dennis Rodman and Ron Harper, rear. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Utah Jazz?s Chris Morris, right, who scored 15 points off the bench, celebrates with teammate Greg Foster their third straight win over the Los Angeles Lakers in their Western Conference finals playoff game, Friday, May 22, 1998 in Inglewood, California. The Jazz defeated the Lakers, 109-98. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Utah Jazz? Jerry Sloan speaks to the media during a news conference after his team?s Western Conference finals playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers? Sunday, May 24, 1998 in Inglewood, California. The Jazz beat the Lakers, 94-92, and advanced to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan jumps to block Utah Jazz's Greg Ostertag's shot during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Salt Lake City, Friday, June 5, 1998. (AP Photo/Jack Smith)
Utah Jazz's John Stockton, left, and Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan fight for a rebound in the third quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Salt Lake City, Friday, June 5, 1998.  The Bulls defeated the Jazz 93-88, tying the best-of seven series 1-1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Utah Jazz's John Stockton, right, hits a basket with seven-tenths of a second remaining to lift the Jazz to a 90-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings in the first-round playoff game Friday, May 14, 1999, in Sacramento, Calif. The victory evened the best-of-five series at 2-2. At left is Kings' Jon Barry (20). (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)
Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz clenches his fists and grits his teeth after being called for an offensive foul during the second half of their NBA Western Conference playoff game with the Los Angeles Lakers in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 16, 1988. The Jazz lost to the Lakers, 113-100. (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)
Karl Malone (32) of the Utah Jazz heads for a layup past Mychal Thompson of the Los Angeles Lakers in the second half of their Western Conference semi-final playoff game in Inglewood, Calif., May 11, 1988. Malone led the Jazz with 29 points in their 101-97 win over the Lakers, tying the best-of-seven series at one game apiece. (AP Photo/Mark Terrill)
Utah Jazz's John Stockton (12) leaps in the air after sinking a three-point shot a the buzzer to beat the Houston Rockets 103-100 Thursday, May 29, 1997, in Houston. The Rockets' Charles Barkley walks off the court at left. The Jazz advance to The NBA Finals to play the Chicago Bulls. (AP Photo/Tim Johnson)
Utah Jazz's John Stockton is lifted on the shoulders of his teammates after sinking a three-point shot at the buzzer to beat the Houston Rockets 103-100 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals Thursday, May 29, 1997, in Houston. The Jazz will advance to play the Chicago Bulls in The NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Utah Jazz's Karl Malone gestures to the crowd as his team pulls away from the Chicago Bulls during the third quarter of Game 3 in the NBA Finals on Friday, June 6, 1997, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz defeated the Bulls 104-93.  (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)
Game official Hue Hollins watches as Utah Jazz's Karl Malone, left, and  Chicago Bull's Dennis Rodman collide in the second half of Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Salt Lake City, Sunday, June 14, 1998. Rodman was called for a foul on the play.(AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)
Utah Jazz's John Stockton (12) sinks a three-point shot at the buzzer to beat the Houston Rockets 103-100 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals Thursday, May 29, 1997, in Houston. The Jazz advance to The NBA Finals to play the Chicago Bulls. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Utah Jazz's Karl Malone shoots over the top of Chicago Bulls' Dennis Rodman during the first quarter of Game 4 in the NBA Finals on Sunday, June 8, 1997, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan)
Utah Jazz's Karl Malone keeps the ball away from Chicago Bulls' Dennis Rodman during the first quarter of Game 4 in the NBA Finals on Sunday, June 8, 1997, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan)
Chicago Bulls' Dennis Rodman, right, crashes into the Utah Jazz's bench during the third quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Salt Lake City, Friday, June 5, 1998. Utah Jazz players, from left to right, Greg Foster, Karl Malone, Shandon Anderson and Jacque Vaughn. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)
Utah Jazz's Karl Malone, left, tries to steal the ball from Chicago Bulls' Dennis Rodman as he goes to the basket in Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Salt Lake City, Sunday, June 14, 1998. The Bulls defeated the Jazz 87-86 to win their third straight NBA title. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

An awfully tough season just wrapped up for Utah Jazz fans.

The team endured 57 losses and finished with the worst record in the Western Conference.

And to make matters worse, the NBA playoffs started over the weekend. The Jazz used to be a regular participant, like the run of 20 consecutive appearances from 1984 to 2003. But the Jazz last made the playoffs in 2012 and last won a postseason game in 2010.

So in an effort to cheer up Jazz fans, here’s a gallery of Jazz playoff games through the years. There’s John Stockton in short shorts, Karl Malone running over Dennis Rodman and Adrian Dantley doing his thing.

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