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Monday, March 31, 2014

Salt Lake Offers Pro Basketball, Soccer, Hockey and Baseball

This is a great time of year for pro sports, with several Utah teams offering action-packed viewing opportunity at economical prices.

The Utah Jazz have struggled this year - they are rebuilding - but still offer exciting NBA action in Salt Lake City. They host these teams as their season winds down:
  • April 4 - New Orleans Pelicans
  • April 8 - Dallas Mavericks
  • April 11 - Portland Trail Blazers
  • April 14 - Los Angeles Lakers
Real Salt Lake has been very successful playing MLS; the team won the 2009 MLS Cup and finished a runner-up of the 2013 MLS Cup. They are just getting into rhythm this year and host these teams in April:
  • April 19 - Portland
  • April 26 - Vancouver
The Utah Gizzlies are battling for the home ice playoff advantage as the ECHL regular season winds down. Four of their final 6 games will be at home, in the Maverik Center.
  • April 2 - Colorado
  • April 9 - Las Vegas
  • April 11 - Idaho
  • April 12 - Idaho
Meanwhile, the Salt Lake Bees kick off the local baseball season Thursday. They play in the minors, Pacific Coast League. Their April home games
  • April 3, 4, 5, 6 - Sacramento
  • April 7, 8, 9, 10 - Fresno
  • April 19, 20, 21, 22 - Albuquerque
Orem and Ogden also have professional baseball teams, the Owlz and Raptors, respectively. They are in the Pioneer League and will begin play a little later this spring.

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