Jerry Sloan

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Air Jordan Touches Down in Hall of Fame

Guard leads class including David Robinson, John Stockton

(Newser) - Michael Jordan, maybe the greatest of them all, is taking his place alongside basketball's other greats. Jordan was being enshrined in the Hall of Fame tonight, an honor that follows all the championship rings and MVP trophies he collected during his career. He joins David Robinson and John Stockton, a... More »

Jordan Headlines Hall of Fame Class

(Newser) - In a foregone conclusion, Michael Jordan, in his first year of eligibility, has been selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame. Former players David Robinson and John Stockton and two coaches were also selected, the body announced today in Detroit, where Jordan's alma mater, the University of North Carolina, plays... More »

AK-47 to Utah: I Want Out

Kirilenko blogs about frustration with coach's 'negative impact'

(Newser) - After rekindling his love of basketball with the Russian national team at the European championships, Utah forward Andrei "AK-47" Kirilenko wrote a blog entry venting his frustration with coach Jerry Sloan and requesting a trade. Kirilenko, 26, took issue with Sloan's use of guilt as a motivating factor, maintaining... More »

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