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The Utah Stars were an American Basketball Association team in Salt Lake City. The franchise was founded in 1967-68 in Anaheim, California as the Anaheim Amigos. The team moved to Los Angeles as the Los Angeles Stars in 1968-69. The franchise moved again to Salt Lake City as the Utah Stars in 1970-71 and folded during the 1975-76 season.

Historical Overview

Name League Primary Venue Municipality Start End
Utah Stars American Basketball Association Salt Palace (1969) Salt Lake City 1970-71 1975-76
Los Angeles Stars Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Los Angeles 1968-69 1969-70
Anaheim Amigos Anaheim Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, California 1967-68 1967-68

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Seasons and Venues

Season Win Loss GB Finish Postseason Venues
American Basketball Association
1970-71 57 27 1 2nd in Western Division Defeated Texas Chaparrals 4-0 (best-of-seven)
Defeated Indiana Pacers 4-3 (best-of-seven)
Defeated Kentucky Colonels 4-3 (best-of-seven)
Salt Palace (1969), Salt Lake City (40 regular season games + nine postseason games)
Smith Spectrum, Logan, Utah (one regular season games)
Swenson Gym, Ogden, Utah (one regular season game)
1971-72 60 24 0 1st in Western Division Defeated Dallas Chaparrals 4-0 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by Indiana Pacers 4-3 (best-of-seven)
Salt Palace (1969), Salt Lake City (41 regular season games + six postseason games)
Smith Spectrum, Logan, Utah (one regular season game)
1972-73 55 29 0 1st in Western Division Defeated San Diego Conquistadors 4-0 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by Indiana Pacers 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Salt Palace (1969), Salt Lake City (42 regular season games + five postseason games)
1973-74 51 33 0 1st in Western Division Defeated San Diego Conquistadors 4-2 (best-of-seven)
Defeated Indiana Pacers 4-3 (best-of-seven)
Defeated by New York Nets 4-1 (best-of-seven)
Salt Palace (1969), Salt Lake City (42 regular season games + nine postseason games)
1974-75 38 46 27 4th in Western Division Defeated by Denver Nuggets 4-2 (best-of-seven) Salt Palace (1969), Salt Lake City (42 regular season games + three postseason games)
1975-76 4 12 22 9th in Western Division Did not qualify Salt Palace (1969), Salt Lake City (nine regular season games)