On This Date in NBA History: March 28, Jerry Sloan was Born


Jan 31, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; A banner is raised in honor of former Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan at a ceremony during halftime at the game between the Utah Jazz and the Golden State Warriors at EnergySolutions Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

1942 – Happy 72nd birthday to Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan who played 11 seasons in the league and then coached for 26 years. He was a two-time all-star and four-time All-Defensive First Team selection. As a coach, Sloan won 1,221 career regular-season games, the third-most in NBA history.

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