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Jerry Sloan released a statement on Saturday regarding his abrupt resignation as head coach of the Jazz last season.
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Jerry Sloan released the following statement, Clears Jazz of blame: I would like to set the record straight regarding my retirement from the Utah Jazz. I had the unwavering support of the Miller family during my 23 seasons as head coach with the franchise and I left on my own volition. It is not true [...]
Jerry Sloan resigned in the midst of his 23rd season with the Jazz.
Monson: A year later, Karl Malone calls out the Jazz on Jerry Sloan’s exit
By Gordon Monson
Published Feb 2, 2012 05:04PM MDT
A couple of weeks before the one-year anniversary of the Night That Rocked the Jazz, the messy night that Deron Williams, first, pushed back too hard on Jerry Sloan during a game against Chicago and Sloan, second, felt undercut by...
One of the greatest power fowards ever to play basketball has launched a verbal assault on his former team. Karl Malone, the Mailman, has set out on a very public campaign to defame and discredit the Utah Jazz. Malone played the prime years of his career, along side John Stockton and under the watchful eye [...]
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...
Out in Salt Lake City, the Jazz are involved in a nasty tete-a-tete with Hall of Famer Karl Malone about how and why ex-coach Jerry Sloan ended his career, with Malone claiming that he now has to pay for tickets (the horrors! Karl Malone has bought Karl Malone way too many Beanie Babies to have that kind of money!), the ownership claiming that he's unstable and lying, and ex...
When you think of the Utah Jazz, one player that definitely comes to mind is forward Karl Malone and you would assume that he would never have to pay for a ticket to a Jazz home game.Back in 2011, Malone was denied tickets to a home game after head coach Jerry Sloan quit after having a spat with former Jazz player Deron Williams:What happened to Sloan had festered inside Malone for...
Karl Malone used a combination of local radio interviews and The Salt Lake City Tribune as his personal launching pad for shots fired at his former Utah Jazz organization last week. On the one year anniversary of the last game Jerry Sloan coached in Utah, the Mailman delivered his own grade for how he felt the Jazz handled that situation.
In summary of the Jerry Sloan/Deron...
Things have been tense between Karl Malone and the Jazz since Jerry Sloan left the organization last year, and his recent claim that he was denied a ticket to a game by the box office has added fuel to the fire. Malone claimed that he instead had to buy a ticket from a scalper. Jazz [...]