NBA: Legendary Coach Jerry Sloan Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease & Dementia

Sad news as legendary Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan is battling both Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia.

NBA: Jerry Sloan Wants to Coach a Contender Not the Milwaukee Bucks

With many new coaching positions opening up, Jerry Sloan’s name has come up quite often.  One of the teams looking for a replacement is the Milwaukee Bucks and unfortunately for them, the interest isn’t mutual.  Read more after the jump.

NBA: Utah Jazz Throw a Shot at Deron Williams After Avery Johnson Gets Fired

The Utah Jazz are very familiar with Deron Williams and coaching issues as he is blamed for the firing/departure of coach Jerry Sloan.  Williams later expressed discontent with the team leading to his trade to the then New Jersey Nets.  Well it seems the Jazz still hold bitter feelings towards Williams when they sent out this tweet.  Check it out after the jump. Shay Marie

NBA: Jerry Sloan & Phil Jackson Turn Down Offers to Coach the Portland Trailblazers

The Portland Trailblazers coaching search continues after they were turned down by two legendary coaches, Jerry Sloan and Phil Jackson.  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie x Sabrina B.

NBA: Bobcats Interested in Hiring Jerry Sloan as the New Head Coach

Michael Jordan’s Bobcats can start to upgrade their status, from laughingstock franchise to serious rebuilding team, if they win the draft lottery and get to select Kentucky star Anthony Davis with the No. 1 pick next month.  But who would get to coach a player who is already being projected as a future franchise-changer?  Read more after the jump. @Shay_Marie x @gametimegirl

NBA: Jazz sign Jerry Sloan to 1-yr contract extension (longest active tenured coach, 23 seasons)

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl Jerry Sloan has agreed to a one-year contact extension to remain as head coach of the Utah Jazz through the 2011-12 season. This is Sloan’s 23rd season as Utah’s head coach. He started with the Jazz as a scout in 1983-84 season and one year later was an assistant under Frank Layden.

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