Celtics vs. Jazz just the latest Monday classic in Salt Lake City

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Monday's overtime thriller between the Celtics and Jazz was just the latest Monday night nail-biter in Salt Lake City. We remember five other instant classics that saved otherwise-quiet NBA nights.

Monday nights are one of the slower nights on the NBA schedule, but not in Salt Lake City, where the league doesn't schedule Sunday home games due to the heavy Mormon population in Utah.

Combine the lack of other high-profile games with one of the best home courts in the NBA and the Jazz have saved many a Monday night over the years for NBA League Pass watchers.

That was certainly the case this Monday, when Boston's dramatic 110-107 OT win in Utah was the highlight of an otherwise slow night in the association.

We went through the archives over the last five years and found a few more memorable Monday night games in Salt Lake City:

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