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KSL Sports Staff Remembers Utah Jazz Coach Jerry Sloan

Coach Jerry Sloan of the Utah Jazz speaks to reporters during a press conference at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Legendary Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan passed away at the age of 78 on Friday, May 22.

Sloan had been dealing with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia since April 2016.

After learning of Sloan’s passing, the KSL Sports staff shared their thoughts, memories, and stories of one of the greatest NBA coaches in history.

Jeremiah Jensen, SportsBeat

Sam Farnsworth, SportsBeat

Ben Anderson, Jazz Notes Podcast

Tom Hackett, It’s Utah’s World Podcast

Trevor Allen, Crimson Corner Podcast

Matt Glade, The Scotsman Podcast

Zak Hicken, SportsBeat Afterhours Podcast

Hema Heimuli, SportsBeat Afterhours Podcast

Matt Baiamonte, Cougar Sports Saturday

Kyle Ireland, Digital Sports Producer

Nate Dowdle, KSL Sports Director

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