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Utah Jazz Killers Club Tier 5: The Top 30 ever to torch the Jazz

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A surprising list of the players who have dropped 30 on the Utah Jazz

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These are the top of the food chain when it comes to players who have consistently torched the Utah Jazz. For these guys 30 points is letting our team off easy, heck, Dr.J went for 60+ once. If you look at this list you'll see that we have our 'type'. As in, our type of player we can't guard, as it's happened so many times over the last four decades. (Rank includes ties)

Player 30+ 40+ 50+ 60+ Player 30+ 40+ 50+ Player 30+ 40+ 50+
1 Kobe Bryant 31 7 1 10 Bob McAdoo 13 3 20 Kevin Durant 9 3
2 Hakeem Olajuwon 28 6 10 Mark Aguirre 13 1 20 Dale Ellis 9 2
3 Michael Jordan 24 9 10 Moses Malone 13 1 20 Dominique Wilkins 9 2
4 Alex English 19 3 14 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 12 1 20 Mike Mitchell 9 1
5 George Gervin 16 3 1 1 14 Kiki Vandeweghe 12 20 Eddie Johnson 9
5 Shaquille O'Neal 16 16 Tim Duncan 11 1 20 Elvin Hayes 9
7 Dirk Nowitzki 15 3 17 Clyde Drexler 10 2 27 Ray Allen 8 3 1
7 Dan Issel 15 17 World B. Free 10 1 27 Dwyane Wade 8 2 1
9 Carmelo Anthony 14 2 17 Tom Chambers 10 27 Kevin Johnson 8 1
10 LeBron James 13 2 1 20 Allen Iverson 9 3 1 27 Vince Carter 8 1

Yeah, the 'once in forever' 7 foot guy who can nail threes (Dirk) is really a one time thing. For the most part you see athletic guards on this list, of varying heights. Bigmen can get their against the Jazz too, but for the most part letting them score is by design.

Which of these players do you hate the most?