Ex-Jazz assistant Johnson: No regrets about resigning
Steve Luhm The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Feb 10, 2012 01:01AM MDT
Former Utah Jazz assistant Phil Johnson could have replaced Jerry Sloan as head coach.
He could have parlayed 23 years of loyalty to Sloan and the organization into a multi-year contract worth millions of dollars.
After Sloan resigned, Johnson simply needed to say he wanted the job.
Instead, he walked away.
“It was just time,” Johnson said. “I have no regrets about it -- none at all.”
In the year since he left coaching, Johnson has endured the deaths of a brother and a sister.
“... But a lot of ...
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