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This season is the franchise's 35th, and to commemorate it, The Tribune is doing a season-long project on the team's history. In all, 214 players have worn Jazz uniforms since the team formed in 1974. Continuing daily, Kurt Kragthorpe ranks them all, from bottom to top. Find the series and the complete rankings to date at www.sltrib.com/jazz


No. 185

WHO HE WAS: The Jazz's first player from Creighton University, which also produced Kyle Korver, Gallagher earned a place in franchise history as Luther Wright's successor. Gallagher signed a 10-day contract in February 1994 when Wright went on the injured list with attention deficit disorder.

WHY HE'S NO. 185: Well, he was efficient. The center played in two games for a total of three minutes and made all three shots he took.


No. 184

WHO HE WAS: A point guard from Colorado State, Hughes was signed in late March of 1988 after Darrell Griffith was sidelined for the season following knee surgery. Hughes stayed with the team through the second-round playoff series with the Los Angeles Lakers.

WHY HE'S NO. 184: Hughes appeared in 11 regular-season games and seven of the team's 11 playoff games, scoring seven points in a total of 16 postseason minutes.