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Jazz fall to Warriors 95-90 on night honoring Sloan

Jazz honor longtime coach Jerry Sloan in emotional halftime ceremony; Golden State rallies to beat Utah.

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It included fights — with real fists and metaphorical ice picks - and countless battles on the court. Under Sloan, the Jazz enjoyed 10 seasons of 50-plus wins, six division titles and and two trips to the NBA Finals.

So despite’s Sloan’s humility and protests, his players said, he can feel good about all the fuss made on his behalf Friday night.

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"He’s never been given anything in his life that he hasn’t earned and tonight’s no different," said Stockton.

"That guy there," said Malone, "there will never be another one like him."

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