The 8 Greatest Jazz players in history, ranked by Player Efficiency Rating (PER)

These players possess the highest Player Efficiency Ratings in Jazz franchise history.
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1. Adrian Dantley - 24.1

Before Anthony Davis, the original AD was Adrian Dantley. One of the first stars in Jazz franchise history, Dantley's first season in Utah was 1979-80, in which he earned his first of what would become six career All-Star selections (all with the Jazz). Adrian had already won the Rookie of the Year award during the 1976-77 season, but he did not truly grow into one of the best scorers in the game until he arrived in Salt Lake City.

The versatile forward led the NBA in scoring in both 1980-81 and 1983-84, and earned six All-Star selections in seven seasons with the Jazz. From '81 until '84, he averaged over 30 points per game on 55% or greater shooting from the floor each year. In '81, he also led the association in minutes per game with 42.7 a night.

Suffice to say, Adrian was a high-usage superstar with incredible scoring ability and endurance. A great all-around player, he also averaged 6.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists during his time in Utah. With these varying statistical accomplishments, it is not hard to see why a prolific offensive player like Dantley is tied with Karl Malone for the highest PER in franchise history.