Utah Jazz Coach Jerry Sloan To Resign & The Top NBA News

Utah Jazz Coach Jerry Sloan To Resign & The Top NBA News

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Long-time Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan is stepping down from his position. Sloan spent 23 years as head coach of the Jazz and in his time he had a 60% winning percentage and only one losing season. However, the hall-of-fame coach never won an NBA championship nor a Coach of the Year Award.

Jerry Sloan is stepping down as head coach of the Utah Jazz: New York Post: Rachael Shuster

The Latest on the Lakers

Here is a snapshot of the new “Lakers Gatorade.” [Pro Basketball Talk: Kurt Helin]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stated that his cancer is at an “absolute minimum.” [ESPN Los Angeles]

The Los Angeles Lakers are in Boston today to take on their arch rivals, the Celtics. LakersNation provides a preview of last year’s NBA Finals rematch. [LakersNation: Kevin Chan]

Lakers legend James Worthy said he would rather have Andrew Bynum than Carmelo Anthony. [Los Angeles Times Lakers Blog: Mark Medina]

The Latest on the NBA

Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen is only two three-point shots away from passing Reggie Miller as the all-time leader in three-point field goals made. [ESPN Boston: Jackie MacMullan]

NBA Results for February 9th, 2011

Detroit Pistons-103 (20-33) Cleveland Cavaliers-94 (8-45) -F

Indiana Pacers-104 (22-28) Charlotte Bobcats-103 (22-30) -F

New Jersey Nets-103 (16-37) New Orleans Hornets-101 (32-22) – F/OT

Orlando Magic-99 (34-20) Philadelphia 76ers-95 (24-28) -F

San Antonio Spurs-111 (44-8) Toronto Raptors-100 (14-39) -F

Washington Wizards-100 (14-37) Milwaukee Bucks-85 (20-31) -F

Los Angeles Clippers-116 (20-32) New York Knicks-108 (26-25) -F

Chicago Bulls-91 (35-16) Utah Jazz-86 (31-23) -F

Dallas Mavericks-102 (37-15) Sacramento Kings-100 (12-37) -F

Golden State Warriors-116 (23-28) Denver Nuggets-114 (30-23) -F

NBA Schedule for February 10th, 2011

Los Angeles Lakers (36-16) at Boston Celtics (38-13) – TNT- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST

Golden State Warriors (23-28) at Phoenix Suns (24-25) – 9:00 P.M. EST/ 6:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass

Dallas Mavericks (37-15) at Denver Nuggets (30-23) – TNT- 10:30 P.M. EST/ 7:30 P.M. PST