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Bio: Jerry Sloan

Jerry Sloan in 2007. (Associated Press)
Jerry Sloan in 2007. (Associated Press)

Began his coaching career as an assistant with the Chicago Bulls before moving on to the Utah Jazz. He is the only coach in NBA history to win more than 1,000 games with a single team while compiling a winning percentage of better than .600. Sloan led the Jazz to two NBA Finals, 18 playoff appearances and is fourth on the NBA list of coaching victories. Sloan was also named as the Sporting News NBA Coach of the Year in 2004.

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