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As many of the open coaching positions in the NBA begin to be filled, the chances become slimmer that Jerry Sloan will find himself back on a bench anytime soon. But he could still make his return to the league in an as-yet unspecified role.
Sloan, who abruptly resigned in 2011 in his 23rd season as head coach of the Utah Jazz, could be coming back to the organization. The team has had a preliminary discussion with Sloan about a return, the Deseret News reports, although it is not clear what his job would be. It sounds fairly certain that current head coach Tyrone Corbin‘s job is safe, though.
“That’s a situation that’s strictly up to Ty or somebody in the Jazz organization,” Sloan told the Deseret News’ Jody Genessy. “If they want me around, fine. If they don’t, [fine]. They’d talked to me a little bit about it a little earlier.”
Sloan attended the Jazz’s predraft workout in Salt Lake City and accompanied Corbin and a few members of the front office to the draft combine in Chicago....
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Jerry Sloan has been rumored to be interested in a return to the NBA in some sort of capacity and finally a possible return has been linked to the Utah Jazz. Jody Genessy of the Deseret News is reporting:
The Utah Jazz have had a preliminary discussion with Sloan about returning to the fold in an unspecified position… “That’s up to (them). That’s a situation that’s strictly...
Jerry Sloan has held preliminary talks with the Utah Jazz about returning to the organization in an unspecified capacity.
Sloan stepped down as head coach of the Pacers in February of 2011. Tyrone Corbin, Sloan's replacement, remains the head coach.
"That's up to (them). That's a situation that's strictly up to Ty or somebody in the Jazz organization,"...
After resigning as Jazz coach midway through the season in 2011, Jerry Sloan has reportedly had preliminary discussions about returning to the organization in another capacity.
According to Jody Genessy, Deseret News:
The Utah Jazz have had a preliminary discussion with Sloan about returning to the fold in an unspecified position.
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