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Sport 7 incredible stats from Jerry Sloan's legendary coaching career

03:16  23 may  2020
03:16  23 may  2020 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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Jerry Sloan , legendary NBA coach , dead at 78. The Hall of Famer retired in 2011 after 23 years at the helm in Utah, which came after a three-year stint as head coach of the Bulls. His teams had a record 1221-803, including a 1127-682 mark and 20 playoff appearances with the Jazz, who won a

Jerry Sloan - Career stats , game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA. More Jerry Sloan pages at Sports Reference. Coaching at Basketball-Reference.com.

One of the greatest NBA coaches ever to walk the sidelines died on Friday, according to the Utah Jazz.

Jerry Sloan wearing a suit and tie © Provided by For The Win

Jerry Sloan, who coached the franchise for 23 years, died from Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia at 78 years old.

Sloan was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009 while still coaching the Jazz until 2011. He’s synonymous with the Jazz, of course, but he was the first player to have his number retired by the Chicago Bulls after playing 10 seasons with the franchise and averaging 14 points per game in his NBA career.

Let’s look back at some of the amazing stats from his legendary coaching career:

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Jerry Sloan walked a unique and ultimately legendary basketball path. Jerry Sloan was on the NBA scene for more than 50 years as a player, scout The next six coaches , ranked by total victories from 800-999, won a combined seven COY awards. Yet Sloan ’ s teams won 60 games three times and 50

Sloan spent 26 years as a coach in the NBA, 23 of which were spent leading the Jazz between 1988 and 2011. " Jerry Sloan will always be synonymous with the Utah Jazz. Sloan led the Jazz to 15 consecutive playoff appearances and 19 in total and finished his career with the third-most wins in

1. He amassed 1,221 wins in 26 seasons

He ranks fourth on both total wins and years. Just Gregg Popovich, Lenny Wilkens and Don Nelson have more victories in their careers.

2. He won 98 playoff games

That’s sixth all-time, just one win below the great Red Auerbach.

3. He had just one sub-.500 season with the Jazz

That’s WILD.

4. The Jazz were the best team in the NBA over a 15-year stretch

5. Sloan is second all-time for consecutive games coached with one franchise

That’s per the Jazz’s release.

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Jerry Sloan (L) was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame alongside his His 1,272 career regular-season wins as the coach of the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz put him at fourth Sloan played 11 seasons in the NBA. Before becoming a legendary coach , Sloan was a pretty good

Remembering the late Jerry Sloan , Utah Jazz legend and Hall of Fame coach who died at 78 years old.

6. Sloan’s consistency is amazing

Here’s more from that release:

Sloan is one of just seven coaches in league history to win at least 50 games in 10 different seasons (Rick Adelman, Don Nelson, Pat Riley, Phil Jackson, Gregg Popovich and George Karl).

7. He made the playoffs 20 times

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Jerry Sloan wearing a suit and tie: Jerry Sloan, a Hall of Fame basketball coach who spent a majority of his coaching career with the Utah Jazz and was a former NBA player with the Chicago Bulls, died on Friday.  He was 78 years old.

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