The Jazz Fan Show

Ryan Van Dorn & Kelby Jones

The Utah Jazz Fan Show is a radio show, podcast and blog focusing on all things Utah Jazz. The show was created by Ryan Van Dorn and Kelby Jones in September of 2018.

You can also hear the show on Sunday mornings from 9:00 – 10:00 AM MST on 1280 AM and 97.5 FM The Zone. Subscribe today!

All Episodes

Ryan Van Dorn and Kelby Jones discuss all the NBA and Utah Jazz news that has come down the pipeline during weeks of quarantine, including... -How and when will the 2020 NBA season resume? -Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell respond to rumors -How would the season have resolved itself without the pandemic? -Utah Jazz end-of-season awards -Mike Conley wins HORSE Tournament -Trevor Booker retires from basketball -D.O.N. Issue #2 release -Quin Snyder's quarantine look -Michael Jordan documentary and if we'll actually watch it -and much more! Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com! Brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Apr 18

60 min

Alema Harrington joined the show to talk about his experience more than two weeks ago when the NBA and Utah Jazz suspended the 2020 season. We also discuss what we can be learning from the Coronavirus and how we expect the season to move forward when it is under control. We also get an update on Bruce Pitcher's tattoo bet with Hans and Scotty. Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Mar 28

60 min

The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com! On Episode 74, Ryan Van Dorn and Kelby Jones return to the show for the first time since Rudy Gobert tested positive for Coronavirus. They discuss what exactly went down that night, how the NBA shut down has affected them and all the unfair criticism following Rudy Gobert. They also discuss some local businesses that need extra help during these uncertain time. Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com!

Mar 21

60 min

Brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com! | Four times over the past 21 games, the Utah Jazz have gone on at least 4-game winning or losing streaks. Ryan Van Dorn and Kelby Jones discuss their confusion over this and try to figure out which version of the team will show up night to night moving forward. They also go through the final 20 games of the season and give one last final prediction as to where the team will rank when the regular season is said and done. PLUS, the show takes a look at Mike Conley getting comfortable, the quick-moving league-wide "small ball" movement and a new segment called "Should We Be Concerned...?" Find more Utah Jazz Fan Show content at https://JazzFanShow.com!

Mar 7

60 min

Brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com! | It's no secret the Utah Jazz have been struggling after the NBA All Star break. With expectations so high coming into the season, Jazz fans all over the world are now left grieving and sorting through what's left of the season. In Episode 72, Ryan Van Dorn and Kelby Jones analyze the five stages of grief and acceptance (Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance)that all Utah Jazz fans are going through now and any time the team goes through a losing streak. They also discuss different ways to handle these stages and go over acceptable coping mechanisms for the trauma. Find more Utah Jazz fan content at https://JazzFanShow.com!

Feb 29

60 min

Kelby Jones and Ryan Van Dorn go through their thoughts on this year's NBA All Star Weekend and look forward to when it all comes to Salt Lake City in 2023. They also welcome Bruce Pitcher in to play Utah Jazz Buy or Sell? and to discuss what went wrong against the San Antonio Spurs in the first game following the break. PLUS, another much-needed Saturday Sermon from The Rev! Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Feb 22

60 min

The Utah Jazz head into the much-needed break that comes during All Star weekend on a 4-game winning streak. But have they actually figured it all out? We also discuss the new NBA All Star Game format and what it means for Utah's two All Stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell. PLUS, are the Jazz doing better or worse than what we expected going into the season? Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com! The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Feb 14

60 min

Ryan Van Dorn and Kelby Jones welcome Hans Olsen into the Jazz Fan Show studio to discuss how Jerry Sloan helped him discover a love for the game of basketball. Utah Jazz Beat Writer for the Deseret News Sarah Todd also stopped by to talk about Utah vs. other NBA markets and outsiders perspectives on the Utah Jazz organization. Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com! The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Feb 8

60 min

Jake Hatch (Executive Producer of DJ & PK, host of Locked On Cougars) joins the show to discuss what the loss of Kobe Bryant means to the league, what he expects from the Utah Jazz moving forward and more! Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Jan 29

60 min

As the win streak comes to an end, we ask ourselves if the Utah Jazz will go from having no NBA All Stars to having TWO? Plus, ESPN's Zac Lowe invited Joe Ingles onto the Lowe Post podcast (http://www.espn.com/espnradio/play?id=28481429) to discuss playoff scenarios, kiss-blowing trash talk, etc. We discuss that podcast and what it helps us learn about the Utah Jazz. Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com! The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Jan 18

60 min

The Utah Jazz bench finally showed up this season, helping the team win eight straight and 12 of their last 13 all together. What else could be helping? Has the schedule just been THAT easy? Is it the Baby Yoda Twitter avatars? Or can we credit the most recent Saturday Sermon by the Rev? PLUS, Is it time to buy in, or will the eventual return of Mike Conley derail things again? You can find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com! The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Jan 11

60 min

The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com! After winning 9 of 10, the Utah Jazz are currently the hottest team in the NBA. Will their latest run be enough to get Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert to the 2020 NBA All Star Game in Chicago in February? We discuss this with Coach Phil. PLUS, Bruce Pitcher joins us to go through our Utah Jazz All-Decade Bests/Busts and we remember former NBA Commissioner David Stern. Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com!

Jan 3

60 min

Utah Jazz waive Jeff Green and trade Dante Exum to Cleveland Cavaliers for Jordan Clarkson. Will this be enough to get the bench going again or are there still moves that need to be made? Kelby Jones and Ryan Van Dorn discuss this and more with Bruce Pitcher and guest Durant Harrington. Find more Utah Jazz and NBA content at https://JazzFanShow.com! The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Dec 2019

60 min

Kelby Jones and Ryan Van Dorn welcome Adrian Leiser to the show to play Utah Jazz Buy or Sell, go over our Christmas Wishlist for the team and celebrate Festivus (airing of grievances, feats of strength). For more Utah Jazz content, visit https://JazzFanShow.com. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Dec 2019

60 min

Tony Parks from The Zone Sports Network joined the show to talk about how he ended up in sports talk radio, memories of covering Utah Jazz games with Hot Rod Hundley and what he's seen from this year's team. Find more Utah Jazz content at https://JazzFanShow.com! The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by https://TryDayTrading.com!

Dec 2019

60 min

Coach Phil joins Kelby Jones to talk about: Whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers are actually good, Lebron James' disrespectful on-court shenanigans, James Harden and the Rockets officially protesting another easy missed call by NBA Officials, and whether a new postseason tournament format is good or bad for the future of the NBA? PLUS, Tim Voyle stops by to talk NBA and Utah Jazz conspiracy theories and The Rev makes an appearance for another Saturday Sermon!

Dec 2019

60 min

We discuss Bojan Bogdanovic playing at an elite level and Mike Conley getting more comfortable in the Utah Jazz system as the team pushes through its current 10-day, 5-game road trip. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Nov 2019

60 min

Bruce Pitcher (Season 4 of ABC's Extreme Weight Loss, Author - "Larger Than Life") joins us to go over questions and concerns for the Utah Jazz after 15 games. PLUS, Howard Beck (NBA Writer for Bleacher Report) joined The Big Show this week to let Jazz Fans know to be patient waiting for the team to figure it out. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Nov 2019

60 min

We discuss ongoing NBA referee issues after a missed foul causes the Utah Jazz to fall in Memphis in Mike Conley's return. We also go over wins against the Brooklyn Nets & Golden State Warriors, how former Jazz players are doing with their new teams, and other news from around the NBA. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Nov 2019

60 min

We bring Bruce Pitcher in to discuss Bojan Bogdanovic's buzzer beater to lift the Utah Jazz over Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. We also discuss Kelby's experience sitting on the front row for the game against Philadelphia and the recently-discovered secret behind beating James Harden and the Houston Rockets. PLUS, a new game called "Never Too High, Never Too Low!" The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Nov 2019

60 min

We go over a good week for the Utah Jazz, which included wins over the Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns and a Kawhi-less Los Angeles Clippers. Bruce Pitcher also joined Hans and Scotty to renegotiate his regular season wins tattoo bet. PLUS, Mike Conley's adjustments and what we expect from the veteran moving forward. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Oct 2019

60 min

Alema Harrington joins us to discuss first impressions of the Utah Jazz now that the first few games are in the books. PLUS, we debut the new song TAKE NOTE, BUCKLE UP by Kay Malik featuring Mighty Quinn. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Oct 2019

59 min

Bruce Pitcher joins the show to discuss a shaky preseason for the Utah Jazz and to make predictions for the upcoming 2019-2020 NBA season. We also discuss the NBA GM Survey results that were put out this week and welcome back The Rev for a Saturday Sermon! The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Oct 2019

60 min

We go through Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert's interviews with The Big Show host Jake Scott on The Road to Contention special segments. We also listen to the best fan-made songs about Utah Jazz players and pay tribute to legendary Utah Jazz big man Mark Eaton. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Oct 2019

60 min

We go through each nickname given to Utah Jazz players by Gordon Monson from The Big Show and add some of our own nicknames into the mix. We also have an official interview with a potential Utah Jazz Fan Show intern and give you another edition of Utah Jazz Google Alert. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Oct 2019

60 min

ESPN ranked the Top 100 NBA players this past week with all five Utah Jazz starters falling the top 62. We discuss each of these rankings and how accurate we think they are. We also go over the rest of the top Utah Jazz news from this past week, including Dennis Lindsey joining The Big Show, Royce O'Neale hosting Strikes for Kids, Donovan Mitchell's New Era hats, local broadcast team announcements and more! The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Sep 2019

60 min

Ryan and Kelby discuss Donovan Mitchell's chance at making Team USA for next year's 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Also, Barrett Johnson stops by the studio to discuss the Facebook group Utah Jazz Die-Hards Unite, how to become part of it and the benefits of joining. PLUS, the first edition of Non-Jazz Nonsense with Kelby Jones. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Sep 2019

60 min

Bruce Pitcher joins the show to talk about Team USA's early exit from the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China and what he expects from the upcoming season. We also go through Sports Illustrated's annual Top 100 List of NBA Players and where Utah's starting five is ranked. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought you by TryDayTrading.com!

Sep 2019

60 min

We go over the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China and the different ways Donovan Mitchell (USA), Rudy Gobert (France) and Joe Ingles (Australia) are contributing to their respective teams. We also discuss the Utah Jazz organization's great relationship with the Ingles family and what sets it apart from other NBA teams. PLUS, Raul Smith from the Utah Jazz Die Hards Unite group on Facebook joins us to discuss some upcoming events at the arena and how you can take part. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Sep 2019

60 min

According to sources, the NBA All Star Game is returning to Salt Lake City, Utah in 2023 or 2024. PLUS, the team releases the "Purple Mountain" jerseys/floor and we pay tribute to Andrei Kirilenko on our 47th episode. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Aug 2019

60 min

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has been impressing everyone in and around Team USA this offseason as the squad prepares for the upcoming 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. National media outlets have started to #TakeNote of the up-and-comer, along with the Utah Jazz, which led to a big rise in national Utah Jazz talk. We discuss this increase with Bruce Pitcher. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Aug 2019

60 min

The Utah Jazz are officially bringing back the Purple Mountain Throwback jerseys with an accompanying court. The Jazz Fan Show reported this more than four months ago, so Kelby makes sure to remind everyone about it from his hotel room in South Lake Tahoe, California where he is currently on vacation. ALSO, because this is episode 45, we go over the best segments we've put out recently surrounding Donovan Mitchell. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Aug 2019

60 min

We go over what we expect from Jeff Green, Ed Davis and Emmanuel Mudiay this season and the different ways they'll contribute to the Utah Jazz moving forward. PLUS, Coach Phil joins us to discuss NBA Free Agency and what he expects from the upcoming season. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Aug 2019

60 min

We discuss whether or not the offseason moves made by the Utah Jazz are enough to make the team a true NBA Finals contender. PLUS, we welcome SLCdunk.com writer Taylor Griffin to talk about becoming a Jazz fan and how he got into writing for sports blogs. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Jul 2019

60 min

We discuss our favorite Jerry Sloan moments and what he means to Utah Jazz fans everywhere. PLUS, Bruce Pitcher stops by to go over recent changes to the NBA landscape and the opportunity for a Utah Jazz championship in the coming years. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Jul 2019

60 min

Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley and General Manager Justin Zanik invited as guests on Adrian Wojnarowski's podcast (Woj Pod). We discuss what they had to say about the team, community and expectations going into next season. PLUS, Houston Rockets trade Chris Paul to Oklahoma City Thunder for Russell Westbrook. Is this good or bad for the Utah Jazz? The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Jul 2019

60 min

Oklahoma City Thunder trades Paul George to Los Angeles Clippers at the same time Kawhi Leonard signs. How will this and every other big NBA free agency move help/hurt the Utah Jazz? This week's Utah Jazz fan show was recorded LIVE from the Carrier HVAC studios with Adrian Leiser and Jake Hatch.

Jul 2019

62 min

Rudy Gobert and Mike Conley win NBA Awards, D.O.N. Issue #1 release details and Donovan Mitchell's busy week with Tom Holland (Spiderman). PLUS Kyle Fox from FollowTheFlag.org joins us!

Jun 2019

60 min

Bruce Pitcher (ABC's Extreme Weight Loss, Author: "Larger Than Life") joins us to discuss the Memphis Grizzlies trading Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver, Grayson Allen and future draft picks. PLUS, we go over Utah's 2019 2nd round draft picks and what their role will be on the team come next season. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Jun 2019

60 min

Kawhi Leonard's Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win first NBA Championship, NBA Finals "Buy or Sell" and how the Utah Jazz can follow Toronto's NBA Championship blueprint.

Jun 2019

60 min

Star Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has received an invitation to play with Team USA Basketball during the upcoming FIBA World Cup in China. Ryan and Kelby discuss this invitation and whether or not it's a good thing for Mitchell. We also discuss the increasing availability of D'Angelo Russell with Brooklyn making cap space for Kyrie Irving and possible Kevin Durant. PLUS, another episode of the Junior Jazz Fan Show with local Junior Jazz players. The Utah Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Jun 2019

60 min

We discuss John Stockton's shot 22 years later and compare 2019 NBA Finals in Toronto vs 1997-98 Finals in Salt Lake City. The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Jun 2019

60 min

After being named to the 3rd All-NBA Team, 1st Team All-Defense and as a finalist for DPOY, Rudy Gobert is eligible for a super max contract. We go over what that means, how it could affect the future and whether or not the Utah Jazz should offer it. PLUS Coach Phil returns to discuss the Eastern Conference Finals and what's causing the Milwaukee Bucks trouble. The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

May 2019

60 min

Alan Zaugg (@JediZaugg of @JediAndJerms) talks about being one of the original Utah Jazz Twitter personalities, how his fandom has evolved over the years and his other hobby(Star Wars). Plus, Bruce Pitcher (@BrucePitcher) returns to give us his offseason thoughts and what he expects from the Utah Jazz next season. The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

May 2019

60 min

In our special Karl Malone Edition of the Utah Jazz Fan Show, we show the Godfather of Jazz basketball some love and look back on some of his greatest moments. We also play 2019 NBA Playoffs "What If?" and go through Joe Ingles locker room clean out interview from a few weeks ago. The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

May 2019

60 min

Ryan and Kelby look back on the early days of the Utah Jazz Fan Show and go over what's to come during the offseason. The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

May 2019

60 min

Positives from this Utah Jazz season, who (if anyone) will be back and Donovan Mitchell's podium remarks. The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Apr 2019

60 min

BRUCE PITCHER (Season 4 of ABC's Extreme Weight Loss, Author - "Larger Than Life") on Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets (James Harden). The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Apr 2019

60 min

Jody Genessy (Deseret News) stops by to discuss his new book 100 Things Jazz Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die! Jody also recounts experiences from 25 years of sportswriting and predicts round one of the NBA Playoffs between the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets. The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Apr 2019

60 min

We go over Rudy's record-breaking year, why we do and why we don't want to play Portland in the first round and an NBA conversation with Coach Phil. The Jazz Fan Show is brought to you by TryDayTrading.com!

Apr 2019

60 min

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