Jerry Sloan, Jazz great and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 78
Friday, 22 May 2020 () Jerry Sloan, the coach who took the Utah Jazz to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998 on his way to a spot in the Basketball Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 78. The Jazz said he died from complications related to Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. Sloan spent 23 seasons coaching the […]
Before becoming a Hall of Fame coach for the Utah Jazz, Jerry Sloan was known as “The Original Bull,” a relentless defender who was one of the team’s first All-Star players in the franchise’s early years in the 1960s.