Utah Jazz: Jerry Sloan rejoins organization as senior adviser
Summary of 7 articles · Updated Jun 21, 2013
The day Jerry Sloan announced he was coming back as a senior basketball adviser to the Utah Jazz, he sounded like a man who wished he’d never turned away to take that lonely walk. Former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan will rejoin the organization as a senior adviser after a 28-month absence, the team announced Wednesday. The Jazz approached Sloan about returning to the organization about a year ago. Sloan coached the Jazz for 23 full seasons - leading the team to the playoffs 19 times and to the NBA Finals twice. Said Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin: "I am glad Jerry is going to continue to be involved with our organization. He’s been in Chicago this week at the NBA combine, checking out things for the Jazz, advising them. He will scout on a limited basis, attend practices occasionally and conduct an annual clinic for high school and college coaches.
Corbin excited Jerry Sloan is back with Utah Jazz by Bill Oram The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 20, 2013 11:59PM MDT There were times during last year’s 43-39 season that Tyrone Corbin would look behind the Utah Jazz bench and wonder what the white-h…