Another number, another banner, another set of rafters for Jerry Sloan, who considers that an appropriate destination for an old bat — or coot or whatever — such as himself.
“Yeah, that’s where I belong,” he said on the phone the other day, with a quick, self-deprecating laugh. “It’s not something I campaigned for. I told them I didn’t want to do it. They insinuated...
When Jerry Sloan was the head coach of the Utah Jazz, no one ever doubted who was in charge.
''We all knew who was running the show. We respected him because he was the same every day. He was tough but he was fair,'' said Karl Malone, who was a mainstay of Jazz teams that reached the playoffs 16 consecutive seasons.
The Jazz was set to honor the Hall of Fame coach...
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January 31, 2014
TOO LITTLE TOO LATE
Jazz CEO Greg Miller met with Salt Lake City media on Tuesday to clear the record on just what happened when Jerry Sloan abruptly resigned as head coach in 2011.
Jerry Sloan could return to the Utah Jazz as a consultant, two years after he resigned as coach.
"If there’s something out there that’s right for both parties, we would welcome a relationship with Jerry," Jazz president Randy Rigby said. "The Utah Jazz have great love and respect for him."
Sloan wouldn’t want to be seen as getting in the way of Tyrone Corbin...
BACK FOR MORE
Coaching legend Jerry Sloan has not taken any offers since leaving the Jazz but that can be changing as there is reportedly mutual interest with Milwaukee.
JAZZ IT UP
Rumors are beginning to swirl that Lakers coach Mike Brown's hold on his job might be tenuous at best and that Utah coaching legend Jerry Sloan could be his replacement.
Coaches never really seem to retire. Even when they say they’re done coaching, teams will still be offering jobs, at least to the good ones. Former Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan is definitely one of the good ones. Sloan retired last year after 23 years with the Jazz. The 70-year-old is the NBA’s third-winningest coach all time, and it looks like he may want to add a few...
CHARLOTTE—A decade and a half after being defeated in back-to-back NBA Finals by Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, former Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan will finally have an opportunity to set in motion his dark and perverse fantasy to get even with his nemesis after accepting an invite to interview with the Jordan-owned Bobcats today.
Sloan has harbored unhealthy...
PUT ME IN COACH
Jerry Sloan is scheduled to interview with the Bobcats about their coaching vacancy. The seasoned coach took the year off.
DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK
Recently retired NBA coaching legend Jerry Sloan admitted that now that the Magic have a coaching vacancy, he finds the possibility of taking over as coach "very intriguing."