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Jerry Sloan

American basketball player and coach
Sloan in 1969

Gerald Eugene "Jerry" Sloan (born March 28, 1942 in McLeansboro, Illinois) is a former National Basketball Association player and head coach, and a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.[1] He played for the Chicago Bulls from 1966 to 1976. He soon coached them from 1979 to 1982. He also coached the Utah Jazz from 1988 to 2011.

In April 2016, Sloan was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.sltrib.com (April 4, 2009). "Utah Local News – Salt Lake City News, Sports, Archive – The Salt Lake Tribune". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved July 26, 2012.
  2. Jeff Zillgitt (April 7, 2016). "Former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan suffering from Parkinson's disease". USA Today. Retrieved April 28, 2016.