Jerry Sloan

1942 - 2020

Jerry Sloan

Gerald Eugene Sloan (March 28, 1942 – May 22, 2020) was an American professional basketball player and coach. He played 11 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) before beginning a 30-year coaching career, 23 of which were spent as head coach of the Utah Jazz (1988–2011). NBA commissioner David Stern referred to Sloan as "one of the greatest and most respected coaches in NBA history". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Sloan has received more than 1,736,112 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 90th most popular basketball player.

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  • 17

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  • 2.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Jerry Sloan ranks 87 out of 925Before him are Mike D'Antoni, Aleksandar Petrović, Šarūnas Jasikevičius, John Wooden, Cesare Rubini, and Kevin Garnett. After him are Steve Kerr, Ettore Messina, Nate Archibald, Dolph Schayes, James Harden, and Dragan Kićanović.

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Among people born in 1942, Jerry Sloan ranks 346Before him are Jim Keltner, Mike Resnick, Jules Wijdenbosch, Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo, David Proval, and Bob Einstein. After him are John McDowell, Giovanni Lodetti, Michael Ogio, Dobromir Zhechev, Dick Parry, and Françoise Dürr. Among people deceased in 2020, Jerry Sloan ranks 45Before him are Henri Richard, Fred Willard, Peter Bonetti, Regis Philbin, Neil Peart, and Irrfan Khan. After him are Genesis P-Orridge, John Lewis, Diana Serra Cary, Herman Cain, Charlie Daniels, and Jack Sherman.

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Among people born in United States, Jerry Sloan ranks 5,649 out of 12,171Before him are Ashley Greene (1987), Paul Pilgrim (1883), Bob Einstein (1942), Jim Cummings (1952), Lhasa de Sela (1972), and Carl Osburn (1884). After him are Mark Boone Junior (1955), Luke Wilson (1971), Dianna Agron (1986), George Jones (1931), Jeremy Davies (1969), and Milton Babbitt (1916).


Among basketball players born in United States, Jerry Sloan ranks 56Before him are Kevin Durant (1988), Reggie Miller (1965), George Gervin (1952), Mike D'Antoni (1951), John Wooden (1910), and Kevin Garnett (1976). After him are Nate Archibald (1948), Dolph Schayes (1928), James Harden (1989), Kevin McHale (1957), Vince Carter (1977), and Ray Allen (1975).

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