HoopsHype Randy Rigby rumors
Could John Stockton be the next one to return to the fold? "John is a great friend of the organization and is part of the Jazz family, and always will be," Jazz president Randy Rigby said in a phone interview with the Deseret News. With a chuckle, he added, "There have been no discussions ... yet." Deseret News
Jazz president Randy Rigby told The Salt Lake Tribune earlier this year that plans for an ambitious arena upgrade had to be scaled back to fit within the organization’s budget. In October, Rigby said the Jazz were finalizing plans for a new video screen. "We’re looking at major improvements over the next five or six years," he said at the team’s preseason media day, "continuing to build up our facilities to be a top-quality NBA property." Salt Lake Tribune
If Sloan does not take another coaching job, there might be another way for him to stay connected to the NBA — perhaps in an official or unofficial position with the Jazz. Sloan finally started to attend games last season and has been at the predraft camp in Chicago this week with coach Tyrone Corbin and other members of the staff. "If there’s something out there that’s right for both parties, we would welcome a relationship with Jerry," team president Randy Rigby said. "The Utah Jazz have great love and respect for him." Salt Lake Tribune
The following is a statement from Utah Jazz President Randy Rigby: Media reports of Kevin O’Connor’s departure are inaccurate and he is not stepping down. He is fully engaged in Jazz preparations for draft season. The working relationship between Kevin and Dennis Lindsey is unchanged as both individuals provide valuable expertise, knowledge and perspective toward building a championship-caliber team. Kevin will be a member of the Jazz family for a long time. No further comment is needed. NBA.com
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