Jerry Sloan was the oldest of old school coaches. Tough, blunt with players. It was a style that blended well with his most notable no-nonsense stars, Karl Malone and John Stockton.
Sloan spent 23 seasons coaching the Jazz. The team — with John Stockton and Karl Malone leading the way in many of those seasons — finished below .500 in only one of those years.
Jerry Sloan spent 23 seasons coaching the Jazz. The team—with John Stockton & Karl Malone leading the way in many of those seasons—finished below .500 in only 1 of those years. Sloan won 1,221 games in his career, the 4th-highest total in NBA history.
Twenty-seven years ago today, the "Dream Team"—featuring NBA players for the first time—won gold at the '92 Olympics The ? team: Magic Charles Barkley Chris Mullin John Stockton Karl Malone Clyde MJ Scottie Pippen Larry Bird Patrick Ewing Christian Laettner David Robinson
Steve Nash retires at 3rd all-time on the NBA's assist list, behind only John Stockton and Jason Kidd.