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Jerry Sloan Diagnosed With Parkinson's and Dementia

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by OmegaSupreme, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. OmegaSupreme

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  2. AroundTheWorld

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    Wow that sucks. He was a very good coach.
     
  3. Haymitch

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    His Hall of Fame speech was one of the best ever. Seems like a guy you'd want to know.
     
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    didn't know he got remarried less than 2yrs after his wife died of cancer
     
  5. Giant9erRocket

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    My uncle did the same and his excuse was "he needed a hole".
     
  6. Pizza_Da_Hut

    Pizza_Da_Hut I put on pants for this?

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    I was gonna make a start the clock joke, but this is sad news. Wish him the best.
     
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    legendary battles, hated malone n stockton but loved sloan as a coach. prayers
     
  8. napalm06

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    Sorry to hear that. My disposition towards him changes big time today. Best wishes to him & his family.
     
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    Dementia is a horrible thing to deal with not only for himself but for his loved ones as well.
     
  10. OTMax

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    Parkinson's and dementia, damn..
     
  11. B-Bob

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    Thanks for keeping it classy, gang. Seriously, this is not something you'd wish on your worst enemy (especially a sports enemy). Thoughts with his family.
     
  12. ibm

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    saw this yesterday.

    man,,, as much as i "hated" him, this is sad news...

    sometimes i feel like this country and the world put way too much resource (talent, money, etc.) in cell phones and video games when humans as a race need to invest in medicine a lot more. idk...
     
  13. BigggReddd

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    My friends father remarried two weeks after his wife died of cancer.
     
  14. robbie380

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    That's crazy to think a guy as smart and nimble minded as him can just develop Parkinson's and dementia. I guess he was a functioning (and apparently fun) alcoholic and heavy alcohol consumption can cause dementia. Best wishes to him and his family going thru this.
     
  15. Jugdish

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    Must've been some hole!
     
  16. saleem

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    Sad news.
     
  17. SF3isBack!!

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    Not the way you wanna leave this world. He lived a good life though, more than a lot of other people.
     

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