Jerry Sloan, Jazz agree to extension

Updated: February 8, 2011, 10:27 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Jerry Sloan has agreed to a one-year contact extension to remain as head coach of the Utah Jazz through the 2011-12 season.

This is Sloan's 23rd season as Utah's head coach. He started with the Jazz as a scout in 1983-84 season and one year later was an assistant under Frank Layden.

Sloan, who turns 69 on March 28, was made head coach on Dec. 9, 1988. He is 1221-802 after Monday night's 107-104 road win over the Sacramento Kings.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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