“Thanks for the loyalty”: dead, the authoritative NBA coach, who spent 23 years in the same team

Perennial coach of the Utah jazz Jerry Sloan has lived 78 years

Today, 22 may, became one of the most prominent and respected coaches in the history of the National basketball Association is Jerry Sloan. Former coach of the Utah jazz has died on 79-m to year of life from complications of Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. With these ailments specialist lived from 2016. By the way, on the days of Ukrainian basketball player remembered how he was “done” Bryant.

The name Sloan is forever linked with the “jazz” from Utah. In this club he spent as a coach for 23 years! The most memorable of his achievements for all will the NBA finals in 1997 and 1998, when his team in persistent struggle has conceded the same stars Chicago bulls Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. Then, in “Utah” Shine Central “the mailman” Karl Malone and a brilliant point guard John Stockton.

"Спасибо за верность": умер авторитетный тренер НБА, проведший 23 года в одной команде

Number of victories in the League Jerry took the fourth place among all trainers. Left his post Sloan in 2011.

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