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Sloan's 20th anniversary punctuated by win

Jazz coach Jerry Sloan's record-setting tenure was marked by a win against a team with a new coach, Tim Buckley writes.

Updated: December 10, 2008, 10:31 AM ET
By Tim Buckley | Special to ESPN.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- Before his Minnesota Timberwolves lost 99-96 to the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night, Kevin McHale plopped into a folding chair to field questions.

McHale -- the longtime Timberwolves front-office boss, who was preparing to work the sideline for the first time since the team fired Randy Wittman on Monday -- initially fielded a few mundane but obligatory lineup questions.

Then he was asked about the incongruent reality of it all.

Because there he was, ...

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