Hall of Famer and former Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan died Friday at the age of 78, due to complications from Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia, the Jazz announced.

Sloan’s death comes after Gordon Monson of the Salt Lake Tribune talked to someone close to the Sloan family in July 2019 who said the former player and coach was “dying” and struggling with Parkinson’s Disease and dementia.

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He was diagnosed with the conditions in 2015, and Monson noted he was “frail” and “mentally limited” while requiring 24-hour care.

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