Sloan had been in failing health for many years.
He was 78.The Jazz said he died from complications of Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia.
Famed NBA coach led Utah to NBA finals in 1997 and 1998 Sloan spent 34 years with Jazz franchise, 23 as head coachJerry Sloan, the Hall of Fame coach who was a fixture for decades in Utah and took the Jazz to the NBA finals in 1997 and 1998, died Friday.
Source: the guardian
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- Jerry Sloan, Utah Jazz great and Hall of Fame coach, dies aged 78 (the guardian)
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