Gerald Eugene "Jerry" Sloan was born March 28, 1942.

Sloan was a mainstay for the Utah Jazz, coaching there from 1988 to 2011. He's one of three coaches all time to win 1,000 games with one team.

He led the Jazz to 15 straight playoff appearances from 1989 to 2003. He took the Jazz, led by John Stockton and Karl Malone, to NBA Finals appearances in 1997 and 1998.

He was honored by the Jazz in 2014 with a banner-hanging ceremony.

Sloan also played in the NBA himself, spending time with the Baltimore Bullets and Chicago Bulls in 12 years. His No. 4 was the first number to be retired by the Bulls.

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