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Jeff Hornacek: 'Jerry Sloan made me a better player'

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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2009, file photo, Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan makes a statement during a media availability before his enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. The Utah Jazz have announced that Jerry Sloan, the coach who took them to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998 on his way to a spot in the Basketball Hall of Fame, has died. Sloan died Friday morning, May 22, 2020, the Jazz said, from complications related to Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. He was 78. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

(KUTV) - Dave Fox caught up with former Utah Jazz guard Jeff Hornacek on the day when legendary Coach Jerry Sloan passed away. In Part 1 of this interview, Hornacek recalls his first game as a Jazzman and what made him somewhat fearful. He also talks about what it was like to play under Jerry Sloan and how the former Chicago Bull motivated his players to be their best. Watch Part 1 of this interview right here.

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