Comments about ‘Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan to resign’

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Published: Thursday, Feb. 10 2011 11:29 a.m. MST

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jzzlvr
Salt Lake City, UT

WHOA!

UU32
Bountiful, UT

Not good, not good at all.

TallGuy1970
Syracuse, UT

If it's true, I will be sad to see Jerry go. One of the last old-school coaches!

EJM
Herriman, UT

This would be a horrible thing. It is apparent that even a player's coach such as Coach Sloan can't get his star players to play like star players. So what do you do? Trade them away. Build for the future. Keep Jerry Sloan.

MPetrie
Salt Lake City, Utah

Wow... now THIS is a surprise. I don't know what to say right now...

Johnny Triumph
American Fork, UT

If it's true, thanks for a great run Coach!

BlueSaint
South Jordan, UT

WOW!!!!!!

Big_Ben
Centerville, UT

all you idiots who called for his job got your wish. hope it works out for you.

Brad Peterson
South Ogden, UT

Noooooooooooooo

Mount Olympus
Holladay, UT

Thanks Williams.

If Williams wasn't the slowest PG in the world and could have defended Rose and Westbrook, Sloan would still have a job.

D-Will is way overrated. He is a good PG, but not an elite one.

GOUTES!
Salt Lake City, UT

Sloan and Johnson will be missed. Is it time? Probably. But, all I can remember in my 30 years is Sloan and Johnson side by side on the sidelines. Crazy.

Here's hoping Ty Corbin gets the nod.

Dutchman
Murray, UT

Who's next? Jim Boylen at the U of U?

3grandslams
Iowa City, IA

I hope he gets a ton of accolades after being snuffed by the NBA for so many years.

Cheers for Coach Sloan!

rjpkp
Cottonwood Heights, UT

This just feels wrong. It shouldn't end this way for Jerry. Not in a dramatic fashion like this. Does this mean that Corbin or Layden is now the coach? I'm hoping this report is wrong, but it probably isn't.

Weber State Graduate
Clearfield, UT

Coach Sloan...we wish you the best. You have brought a lot of fun and excitement to Utah over the years. I believe you have done more with the limited talent you have had than any other coach in the NBA. Phill Jackson is not half the coach you are...he just had/has the benefit of great talent at his disposal.

holt56
Salt Lake City, UT

Well, all you Sloan haters out there get your wish. I'd sure like to know who we're going to get that will produce the consistent success that Jerry has provided. This is a shock, and truly and end of an era.

sports fan
Provo, UT

We will miss you coach. sorry it ended this way. you gave us some of the best basketball in the country and it is a credit to you and the success you have had that our expectations are so high.

Good luck in the future coach i really cant see us doing any better with a new coach but if you think we can than i believe you.

Ted H.
Midvale, UT

What the?????????????

bryHunt
Mesa, AZ

Very sad to hear this news. Coach Sloan is such an icon of hard work and toughness. Will really miss seeing him on the bench and in the official's faces. I will miss the dry humor in pressers and the John Deere cap while wearing a suit.
Especially sad he, like John and Karl never got a ring.
I am sure he feels like it is time, and hopefully the players respond well to whoever steps in.
Best Wishes coach. Since I am sure he is reading this. Enjoy the tractor time on the Farm!

SoCalJazzFan
San Diego, CA

With all due respects to Jerry and Phil--and I have lots of respects for them--perhaps the coaching change will be good.

Good lucks, Jerry and Phil!!!

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