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Jerry Sloan, the longest-tenured coach in professional sports, stepped down Thursday from the Utah Jazz. Sloan had led the Jazz since 1988, when Frank Layden resigned and handed the duties to his then assistant. Here are some memorable moments from Sloan's coaching career. Read our coverage of Jerry Sloan resigning here.

10 April 28, 1979
Associated Press

Named head coach of Chicago Bulls.

This picture is of Sloan during his playing days with the Bulls.

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9 Dec. 9, 1988
Gary McKellar, Deseret News

Named Jazz head coach after Frank Layden resigned

8 Dec. 25, 1997
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Earns 500th Jazz victory on Christmas day as Utah edges Houston 107-103

In this photo, he celebrates an earlier victory over the Rockets.

7 October 2001
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Became longest-tenured coach in professional sports when Tom Kelly steps down as manager of Minnesota Twins

6 Dec. 22, 2010
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Moves into third place ahead of Pat Riley on all-time NBA wins list with 1,211th victory as Jazz defeat Minnesota

5 Nov. 7, 2008
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Wins 1,000th game as Utah Jazz coach when Jazz defeat Oklahoma City 104-97, becoming first coach to win 1,000 games with one franchise

4 June 1997
Laura Seitz, Deseret News

Leads Utah Jazz to its first NBA Finals against the Chicago Bulls

3 June 1998
Chuck Wing, Deseret News

Jazz lose in NBA Finals for second consecutive year to Chicago Bulls

2 Sept. 11, 2009
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Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

1 Feb. 9, 2011
Tom Smart, Deseret News

Coaches final game against Chicago Bulls