Originally posted on TornBySports  |  Last updated 6/20/13
On Wednesday, June 19, Utah Jazz president Randy Rigby announced the return of Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan to the Jazz organization via an interview on 1280 The Zone. Sloan, who lead the Jazz to 19 playoff appearances, two Western Conference championships, and 16 straight winning seasons, said “I’m happy to be back in the organization” Wednesday. The disscusions leading up to the announcement started “about a year ago” said Sloan. The Jazz stated that in the role, Sloan will support the Jazz basketball operations and coaching staff through player evaluations at workouts, camps, and summer league; limited pro and regional college scouting; occasional practice observation; and as host of an annual prep and college coaches clinic. Rigby said Sloan will be “especially helpful in scouting, his basketball knowledge is extremely valuable.” When asked what he thought about the current Jazz roster, Sloan replied “It remains to be seen. They’re trying to decide whether to go with a younger group
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