Phil Johnson Rumors

Tyrone Corbin just shook his head. “Five games in a lot of things could change,” the Jazz coach said. “It’s a long season, I don’t know what the expectations were. It’s unfortunate it had to happen and it happened so soon.” Word of Mike Brown’s firing as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers quickly traveled to Denver, where the Jazz were shooting around at Pepsi Center. “It’s unfortunate,” Corbin said. “It’s unfortunate anytime anybody loses a job like that, it’s just unfortunate that it happened to him.”
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The two were inducted Wednesday into the 2011 class of the Utah Sports Hall of Fame. They were joined by former NFL official Doug Toole, ex-University of Utah All-American softball player Annette Ausseresses and Natalie Williams, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist with the USA women’s basketball team and former Utah Starzz player. Sloan has received many honors during his life and he is a member of the Naismith Hall of Fame. But he acknowledged that Wednesday’s induction was especially touching. His coaching career was linked with Johnson’s. And the longtime friends who left the Jazz together stood side by side prior to their enshrinement. “Phil and I worked very well together because we thought … the same way on certain things and ideas about trying to play the game,” Sloan said.
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