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5 Chicago Bulls Whose Careers Ended Too Soon

In sports, injuries are as much a part of the game as the rules they’re played by. Too often, stellar seasons and careers are cut short by the most unfortunate of universal truths– sooner or later, bodies break. Some enjoy longer periods of success than others, but no matter if a career is 10 years or two— if a player isn’t fortunate enough to leave the game on his own terms...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz News: Utah hires Quin Snyder as head coach

From 1988-2011, the name "Jerry Sloan" was arguably as synonymous with the Utah Jazz as names like "Karl Malone", "John Stockton" and "Deron Williams".However, Sloan unceremoniously resigned midway through the 2011-12 season, and the Jazz have struggled to find an identity since. Sloan's replacement, Tyrone Corbin, led Utah to a playoff...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz: Why John Stockton Is An Ideal Fit

Utah Jazz: John Stockton Is An Ideal Fit By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Utah Jazz are rumored to like the idea of hiring their Hall of Fame point guard and franchise icon, John Stockton as their next head coach and I cannot think of a better fit for a coach to run the Utah Jazz. He is one of the best players to play in the NBA, knows the game in all facets...
Via HoopStuff
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Sloan Honored in SLC for Banner Ceremony

Friday was dubbed as Jerry Sloan Day in Utah as a sold out Energy Solutions Arena gathered to honor a legendary player and coach.  A Sloan jersey was raised into the rafters with the number ’1223′, which represents the total wins in 23 seasons with the Jazz, which remains the longest tenure of any coach in NBA history. It was a nostalgic night for Jazz fans as well as the rest...
Via Pass The Pill
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz honor longtime coach Jerry Sloan

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Barack Obama sends Jerry Sloan handwritten letter

Later tonight, the Utah Jazz are going to honor longtime head coach Jerry Sloan during the Jazz/Warriors affair and raise a banner to the rafters of Energy Solutions Arena with Sloan’s name on it. Upon hearing of the news, United States president Barack Obama decided to write Sloan a handwritten letter honoring his service with the team. He also decided to throw in a quick Bulls...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Sloan To Receive Jersey Retirement From Jazz On Jan. 31

The Utah Jazz will honor Jerry Sloan in a special halftime ceremony when the Jazz hosts the Golden State Warriors on Jan. 31, 2014. “On behalf of the Jazz organization and Miller Family, I am thrilled to announce our plans to retire a jersey and celebrate the enduring legacy of Jerry Sloan, one of the greatest and most respected coaches in NBA history,” said Steve Miller...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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Jazz begged Jerry Sloan not to quit

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.

Via NESN.com
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Sloan Might Have Remained Jazz Coach If Deron Williams Stopped Rant

Jerry Sloan and Deron Williams got into a heated exchange during halftime of a Utah Jazz game in February of 2011, and CEO Greg Miller believes Sloan might have remained the coach had Williams stopped popping off. Sloan reprimanded Williams for freelancing, leading to a contentious moment that Williams continued. "If (Williams) would've left it right there, Jerry might have...
Via RealGM
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz CEO recalls Sloan's final game

Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller said Tuesday that he pleaded with Jerry Sloan not to quit mid-season two years ago after a clash with star guard Deron Williams, but that the longtime head coach couldn't be talked out of it. During a round table with reporters Tuesday, Miller for the first time recounted what happened behind closed doors during the final game of Sloan's 23-year...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz CEO recounts Sloan's final game

Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller says he pleaded with Jerry Sloan not to quit mid-season two years ago, but that the longtime head coach couldn't be talked out of it. Miller spoke Tuesday for the first time about what happened behind closed doors during the final game of Sloan's 23-year run as Jazz coach in February 2011. Sloan recently returned to the team as a consultant. Miller...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Sloan Returns To Jazz As Senior Basketball Advisor

On Wednesday, June 19, Utah Jazz president Randy Rigby announced the return of Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan to the Jazz organization via an interview on 1280 The Zone. Sloan, who lead the Jazz to 19 playoff appearances, two Western Conference championships, and 16 straight winning seasons, said “I’m happy to be back in the organization” Wednesday. The disscusions leading...
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz bring back Jerry Sloan in consulting role

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...
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz bring back Jerry Sloan in consulting role

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...
Via Crossover Chronicles
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Sloan Rejoins Utah Jazz as Senior Basketball Adviser

Several weeks ago, the Utah Jazz hired Karl Malone to an assistant role to work with Jazz big men. And ever since Jerry Sloan retired, his name has been rumored to be interested in other head coaching gigs. Looks like […]
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz Hire Jerry Sloan As Senior Basketball Adviser

The Jazz announced Wednesday that Hall of Fame coach, Jerry Sloan, who coached the team for 23 seasons, will be returning to the organization as a senior basketball adviser. According to Utah Jazz: Utah Jazz President Randy Rigby announced today the return of Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan to the franchise as a senior basketball adviser. In this role, Sloan will support the Jazz...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Sloan Returns To Jazz As Senior Basketball Advisor

Jerry Sloan has returned to the Utah Jazz as a senior basketball adviser. In this role, Sloan will 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. “The basketball knowledge...
Via RealGM
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz bring Jerry Sloan back as consultant

Former longtime Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan is returning to the team as a consultant. The Hall of Fame coach will be a senior basketball adviser on a multi-year deal, the team announced Wednesday. Sloan will provide guidance to head coach Ty Corbin as well as serve as an extra set of eyes as the team evaluates potential players. It's the second time in a month that the...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz bring Sloan back as consultant

Former longtime Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan is returning to the team as a consultant. The Hall of Fame coach will be a senior basketball adviser on a multi-year deal, the team announced Wednesday. Sloan will provide guidance to head coach Ty Corbin as well as serve as an extra set of eyes as the team evaluates potential players. It's the second time in a month that the...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Sloan Not Official Jazz Consultant Yet, But Keeping Tactful Presence

Jerry Sloan has been a tactful presence around the Utah Jazz's draft process, and he plans to continue providing subtle insight for the organization without – for now – a formal consultant role, a league source told RealGM. Sloan, 71, maintains close relationships with Jazz management, making his return to the franchise this summer an easy transition even without an official...
Via RealGM
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Sloan Discussing Return To Jazz In Unspecified Role

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,"...
Via RealGM
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Jerry Sloan Could Return to NBA in Unspecified Role With Utah Jazz

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...
Via NESN.com
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Jerry Sloan Talks With Jazz About Returning To 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. Twenty-six months after resigning from being the...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Could Jerry Sloan Be Returning To Utah?

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...
Via Pass The Pill
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Sloan Could Rejoin Jazz As Consultant

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...
Via RealGM
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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