Jerry Sloan

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Birthday
28, 1942
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

NBA Hall of Famer who played for the Baltimore Bullets and Chicago Bulls, then went on to coach the Utah Jazz for 23 years.

Before Fame

Growing up, he performed farm chores at 4:30 in the morning and then walked two miles to school.

Trivia

Although the Utah Jazz was a consistently strong team under his leadership, they never won the NBA championship.

Family Life

He married his high school sweetheart Bobbye, who died from breast cancer.

Associated With

He led the fearsome John Stockton and Karl Malone duo that propelled the Jazz into the NBA's elite.