Former forward of Utah jazz Andrey Kirilenko reacted to the news of the death of ex-head coach of the team from salt lake city Jerry Sloan.
“Rest in peace, coach! Jerry Sloan will always remain in my memory,” wrote in the social network the head of the Russian basketball Federation.
The relevant post is available on the website of the Andrei Kirilenko in Instagram.
Kirilenko worked under the guidance of Sloan from 2001 to 2011.
We will remind, about the death of Jerry Sloan became known today, 22 may. Specialist died from complications related to Parkinson’s disease. He was 78 years old. Sloan worked with “Utah the jazz” for more than 20 years and produced with a team of more than 1,200 victories. Twice he managed to withdraw the team to the finals of the playoffs. He is a member of the Hall of fame of the NBA.