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Fan Voting: Results for Bucks, New Poll for Bulls

Voting for the Bucks poll on who their best player is at each position over NBA history is closed, and after one mere vote, we have our results. Our only voter, commenter Ron, voted on these players: Guard: Ray AllenGuard: Oscar RobertsonForward: Marques JohnsonForward: Vin BakerCenter: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The next team to be voted on is the Chicago Bulls. Here are some candidates...
Via The League News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings to hire Ty Corbin as lead assistant coach

The Kings have reached an agreement to hire former Utah head coach Ty Corbin as the lead assistant on head coach Michael Malone’s staff a league source confirmed. Corbin will fill the role Brendan Malone, Michael’s father, was in before he resigned before last season. Corbin had a 112-146 record as Utah’s coach after replacing Jerry Sloan during the 2010-11 season. The Jazz...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Next 5 Offseason Moves To Make

Los Angeles Lakers: Next 5 Offseason Moves To Make By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… 1. Hire A Coach - Mark Jackson, Jerry Sloan, Larry Drew, George Karl, Jeff Van Gundy, who cares? Just hire a coach. Pick Karl. 2. Trade Steve Nash To The Raptors - Steve Nash is no longer the player he used to be and they have little need for him in this scenario (according to...
Via HoopStuff
22 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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz Hire Quin Snyder to be New Head Coach

The Utah Jazz have hired Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder as the new Head Coach of the Utah Jazz, replacing Tyrone Corbin who not only was their head coach for over three years, but was also a former Jazz player under Jerry Sloan for three seasons before becoming a longtime assistant under Sloan. Snyder most recently completed his first season as an assistant with Atlanta...
Via KC Sports Ninja
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Jones on Utah short list, Quin Snyder frontrunner

Utah Jazz assistant coach Brad Jones has emerged as a candidate in their search for a head coach, according to Jody Genessy of the Deseret News. Jones has a long history with the franchise: During the past two years, Jones, the nephew of Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan and his late wife, Bobbye, has worked as a full-time assistant on Tyrone Corbin's staff and as the player development...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 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

Report: Jazz to contact John Stockton about coaching team

The Utah Jazz finished last in the NBA’s Western Conference this season with a dismal 25-57 record. What better way to revitalize a once-dominant franchise than to hire one of its all-time greats as head coach? That seems to be the mindset of Utah’s ownership, which plans to reach out to Jazz legend John Stockton to gauge his interest in becoming the team’s next head coach...
Via NESN.com
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sloan Squirms As Jazz Hoist Banner

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 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...
Via RealGM
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Jerry Sloan Coming Back To Coach?

My magic 8 ball would say “Signs point to yes” after this picture was taken on the Summer League floor in Orlando. Because why the hell would anyone be at a summer league game if they weren’t planning on being involved in basketball. 3rd round draftpicks aren’t that exciting. Amares Fantastic Tux Kareem Blasts Dwight
Via Menudo Bol
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss
TOO LITTLE TOO LATE

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

Utah Jazz CEO opens up about Jerry Sloan’s retirement as head coach; Yes, it involved Deron Williams. SURPRISE!

Greg Miller, CEO of the Utah Jazz, held a rare media roundtable event Tuesday afternoon where he discussed his personal life, his family and obviously discussed the Utah Jazz in a way media – and fans – had never observed before. In doing so, he also discussed the reasoning behind Jerry Sloan leaving his long-tenured [...]The post Utah Jazz CEO opens up about Jerry Sloan’s...
Via The NBA Passionista
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via TornBySports
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...
Via Bloguin Best
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

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...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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