Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 2/1/12

SALT LAKE CITY - FEBRUARY 13: Karl Malone announces his retirement from playing NBA basketball on February 13, 2005 at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Malone played 19 years in the NBA, 18 with the Utah Jazz and his last year with the Los Angeles Lakers. Malone is currently second on the all time scoring list. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
Karl Malone doesn’t sound too thrilled with his former team the Utah Jazz, and says that should Jerry Sloan return to coaching in the NBA, he’d love to serve as an assistant coach. Reports the Deseret News: “On Karl coaching with the Jazz: ‘Oh no, no. We done been there. You can’t beat the fart out of a dead mule. Let’s pass on that. They ain’t gonna call. I think Coach Sloan will coach again in the NBA. Absolutely…I would love to [be an assistant coach], with Coach Sloan.’”
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