Originally written on Salt Lake Tribune  |  Last updated 2/4/12

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)
Malone responds to Miller’s criticism; Sloan issues statement The Salt Lake Tribune Published Feb 4, 2012 01:08PM MDT Karl Malone did not back off on Saturday from comments he had made about Jazz management’s handling of Jerry Sloan’s retirement nearly one year ago. Sloan, meanwhile, issued a statement on Saturday in which he said he had the Millers’ full support during his tenure. Malone contacted The Salt Lake Tribune to respond to Jazz CEO Greg Miller, who tweeted on Friday evening that Malone was dishonest and later wrote in his blog that Malone was “unreliable” and “unstable.” Miller also wrote that Malone... Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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