What really happened between Deron Williams and Jerry Sloan

Jerry Sloan, Deron Williams

There’s always been major speculation surrounding the tenuous relationship between former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan and former Jazz point guard/current Brooklyn Nets franchise player Deron Williams. The oft-told story is that Sloan’s strained relationship with Williams, branded a “coach killer,” forced him into retirement. For the first time, Jazz CEO Greg Miller spoke with […]

Jerry Sloan returning to Jazz?

Jerry Sloan

When Deron Williams was in Utah with the Utah Jazz, he and then-coach Jerry Sloan clashed repeatedly — so forcefully and consistently that some reports indicated it led to Sloan’s retirement from basketball after 23 seasons. After the Nets let P.J. Carlesimo go, Williams told reporters that despite those past issues he’d “love” to play […]

Brooklyn Nets Coaching Candidates

Lionel Hollins

LATEST UPDATE: Former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan has met with the Milwaukee Bucks about their open coaching position, and a reunion with Deron Williams in Brooklyn looks unlikely. More Update: An insider tells NetsDaily that Phil Jackson is the only candidate the Nets have contacted so far. More Update: Boston Celtics President of Basketball […]