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Jerry Sloan's departure from the Utah Jazz last February was abrupt, and not just because it happened in the middle of the season or what appeared to be a falling out with the culture of the modern NBA. Sloan, more than any other coach save Tom Thibodeau (maybe), seemed to experience basketball as part of his soul. It's still tough to imagine him apart from the sport, in the same way that no one thinks of Sinbad without a really baggy nylon sweatsuit. When we last heard from Sloan, he had sold most of his gigantic tractor collection and seemed content to hang around his farm spinning wisdom about the inexorable march of time. Now, though, he seems to be missing basketball something fierce. From Sam Amick for SI.com (via EOB): "I think if the right situation came along, whatever that is," he said before pausing to ponder. "I don't know what the right situation is. We'll have to wait and see, I guess." "Before, I was just visiting with people [...
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