He never won an NBA title as a player.
He never won one as a coach.
For Jerry Sloan, perhaps that fortune will change as an executive or at least consultant now that he is officially back in the game after spending the last two seasons in retirement.
On Wednesday, the Utah Jazz welcomed back sloan in the role of "senior basketball adviser" it was announced in a press release by team President Randy Rigby.
Sloan's job description: support the Jazz basketball operations and coaching staff through player evaluations at workouts, camps, and summer league; limited pro and regional college scouting; occasional practice observation; and as host of an annual prep and college coaches clinic.
Sounds like the perfect hand-crafted position for someone of Sloan's stature and knowing he is not only a coaching icon in the NBA but truly was a pillar for the Jazz since joining the organization as an assistant coach in 1985, before taking over for Frank Layden i...