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Gerald Eugene Sloan was an American professional basketball player and coach. He played 11 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) before beginning a 30-year coaching career, 23 of which were spent as head coach of the Utah Jazz (1988–2011). NBA commissioner David Stern referred to Sloan as "one of the greatest and most respected coaches in NBA history". Sloan was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009.
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Hall of Fame NBA coach Jerry Sloan dies at 78; he led Utah Jazz for 23 seasonsJerry Sloan, one of the greatest coaches in NBA history and a Hall of Famer, died Friday at age 78. He spent 23 seasons leading the Utah Jazz.
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