Governor Herbert statement on the passing of Jerry Sloan

SALT LAKE CITY (May 22, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued a statement following the death of Jerry Sloan, former coach for the Utah Jazz:

“Jerry Sloan was a fierce competitor and disciplinarian – and he was the heart and soul of the Utah Jazz for years. His emphasis on defense and team play got the most out of the players’ raw talent. He was “old school” and will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with Jerry Sloan’s family and friends as they mourn his passing.”

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