Found February 10, 2012 on Salt Lake Tribune:
PLAYERS: Phil JohnsonJerry Sloan
TEAMS: Utah Jazz
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 ... Copyright 2012 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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