End of an Era: Utah Jazz Top 5 Moments Under Jerry Sloan

February 10th, 2011 by Matthew Steed Leave a reply »
The headline no one thought was possible: "Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan to resign (note: not re-sign)." The only coach the Utah Jazz have known since moving from the Salt Palace, is calling it quits. Jerry Sloan took over for Frank Layden in 1988 and has been a staple in the NBA and the Salt Lake City sports landscape. One Jazzfan reacted, "Sloan retiring?? I feel dizzy...and confused...like an anchor in my life was just taken away." 

Of course there is much speculation as to what will happen to the Jazz going forward (it would seem that longtime assistant and former Jazzman, Tyrone Corbin, would be the successor), however before we deal with that, here is a look at the five greatest Utah Jazz moments under Jerry Sloan. 

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