Utah coach Sloan: Lakers star Bryant is like `Miss America'

Full story: Long Beach Press-Telegram

On Sunday morning, in front of a throng of reporters, Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan made headlines when he compared Lakers star Kobe Bryant to Miss America for his ability to "get whatever he wants." A day later, Lakers coach Phil Jackson responded to the analogy, declaring the statement as one that drew his attention as well as the attention of his ...

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MannyLocs

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Sloan's a smart man
Jim

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No repeat in 2010 for L'il Miss America.
MikeJames

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I'm tired of everybody calling Kobe the 2nd best player! Who's the first? Lebron? This is a put-up or shut-up league and status is earned. Let Lebron get ONE ring, let alone 4, before he gets any crown! Kobe is going for 5, Lebron is getting worked by lil Rando, do something before you claim that number 1 spot. Last I checked Kobe got a ring last year and Lebron didnt even make the finals. Go get a 5th MRI Prince James and shut up already!
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May 12, 2010
 
MikeJames wrote:
I'm tired of everybody calling Kobe the 2nd best player! Who's the first? Lebron? This is a put-up or shut-up league and status is earned. Let Lebron get ONE ring, let alone 4, before he gets any crown! Kobe is going for 5, Lebron is getting worked by lil Rando, do something before you claim that number 1 spot. Last I checked Kobe got a ring last year and Lebron didnt even make the finals. Go get a 5th MRI Prince James and shut up already!
I couldn't have said it better myself.
ConradDobler

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May 12, 2010
 
Sloan is the most overrated coach in the NBA- WHAT HAS HE EVER WON??????????If he was anybody else in Utah or if he was with another team he would have been fired years ago...but then again we're talkin about 'Utah'...
Darren

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May 12, 2010
 
Welcome to Salt Lake City where its 1955

“DJ Kratos in da house!”

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It's the miss America comment that has people upset but sloans right, Kobe draws attention because hes that deadly; and despite comments on his age etc they know this and double or triple him. But, he dishes to the open man either way when the team collapses on him and that's what Sloan meant.

So in essence, Kobe does get what he wants , like leading his team to victories.
The Lakers will repeat, Kobe and the Lakers are dialed in; the path to the championship goes first through the defending champs and right now, when it matters, the lakers are the best. Utah, OKC and whomever can say whatever they please to soothe the pain of a loss however, the Lakers are still standing, still dominating,while the whiners are deep sea fishing!

Go Lakers! Here comes the 5th Kobe!

al davis

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May 12, 2010
 
how long has sloan coached utah/ and how many championships has he won?

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