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Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan reportedly pulled out of the race to become the next coach of the Charlotte Bobcats on Thursday.
"I took myself out [Thursday]," Sloan told SI.com. "I don't want to comment on it because it's never profitable for anybody. It just makes it sound like you're making a statement about someone. But they were wonderful and there were no problems. I just took myself out."
Sloan was believed to be one of three final contenders for the job that became vacant when Paul Silas departed following the team's dismal 7-59 season, the worst winning percentage in NBA history.
The other two contenders for the job are Lakers assistant Quin Snyder and Pacers assistant Brian Shaw, The Charlotte Observer reported.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press that Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan has pulled himself out of the running for the Bobcats head coaching job.
The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the coaching search.
Sloan informed the Bobcats of his decision Thursday.
Charlotte settled on three...
Former Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan has withdrawn his name from consideration for the head coaching vacancy with the Charlotte Bobcats, Sports Illustrated reported Thursday. The other two candidates for the job reportedly are Indiana Pacers assistant Brian Shaw and Los Angeles Lakers assistant Quin Snyder. Shaw is also a candidate for the Orlando Magic head coaching position...
Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld reports that the Charlotte Bobcats are shopping the second overall pick in the upcoming NBA draft, despite team statements that they are set at taking a player at two-
“The Charlotte Bobcats continue to shop the second overall pick. Only one problem… “They want A LOT in return,” said league source.”
Interesting. What exactly is A LOT? Multiple...
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Jerry sloan has withdrawn his name from consideration for the head coaching position of the Charlotte Bobcats.
The Bobcats are down to three candidates for their open head-coaching position and should make a hire in time for the new coach to participate in the final leg of draft preparations. A 10-candidate list has been whittled to three finalists: Former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan, Indiana Pacers assistant Brian Shaw and Los Angeles Lakers assistant Quin Snyder. Among those eliminated...
Jerry Sloan, Brian Shaw and Quin Snyder have emerged as the three finalists for the Bobcats' coaching job.
Jerry Sloan has withdrawn his name from the Bobcats' coaching search and it appears that the Bobcats have narrowed their decision down to veteran assistant coach Brian Shaw and former Missouri head coach, and Lakers assistant, Quinn Snyder.
The Bobcats' coaching position could be the first to fall among the three teams with coaching decisions to make this summer. But it...