Jerry Sloan, the longest tenured coach in the NBA, is stepping down today, ESPN is reporting. A press conference is scheduled for 5 p.m. est. today.
ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that on Wednesday night Sloan and his starting PG Deron Williams had a confrontation in the Jazz locker room at halftime, one of a number of confrontations in recent weeks.
This was Sloan’s 23rd season as head coach of the Jazz. He is 3rd in all time wins with 1,221.