• Jerry Sloan, Mike D'Antoni tell familiar NBA story: Great coaches being denied titles by even greater players

    1 day ago - By CBS Sports

    Running into Michael Jordan and a Warriors superteam led by Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant does not define a legacy
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  • Jerry Sloan, other coaching greats who were denied a title

    1 day ago - By Boston Herald

    Jerry Sloan was undoubtedly one of the greatest coaches in NBA history.
    Yet there's one glaring omission on an otherwise stellar resume.
    A championship.
    Sloan, who died Friday at age 78, isn't the only coaching guru lacking a trip to a title. Let's take a look at the 10 best coaches and managers who failed to win a title in America's biggest sports:
    10. GEORGE KARL: The sixth-most wins in NBA history, but he struggled mightily in the postseason. Karl's teams lost in the opening round a staggering 14 times over 27 seasons. His best shot at a championship came in 1996, when he guided the...
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