SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan stepped down Thursday after 23 seasons and 1,127 wins as head coach of the Utah Jazz.
Longtime assistant Phil Johnson, who also was in his 23rd season with the Jazz, also resigned.
Sloan said during a news conference that stepping down was his decision and that the team had tried to talk him out of it. But he said it's time to move on.
Jazz assistant Tyrone Corbin will be the next coach.
The moves come on the heels of an emotional 91-86 loss Wednesday night to the Chicago Bulls, Utah's 10th in the last 14 games. READ FULL ARTICLE