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Encyclopedia > Frank Layden

Frank Layden is a former coach and executive with the NBA's Utah Jazz, in addition to being a former coach and player with Niagara University. In 1979 he was hired to be the General Manager of the then-New Orleans Jazz, and became the head coach of the Jazz (now in Salt Lake City) in 1981, replacing Tom Nissalke. He would be the coach of the Jazz for the next seven 1/2 years, before retiring from coaching during the 1987-1988 season, when he moved into the team's front office (and was replaced as coach by Jerry Sloan). The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Utah Jazz is a National Basketball Association team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The Niagara University Logo. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Dixieland music is a style of jazz. ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Salt Lake Citys top tourist draw. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tom Nissalke is a former professional basketball coach in the NBA and ABA. He has coached several teams in both leagues, and has an overall coaching record of 371-508. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jerry Sloan as a coach of the Utah Jazz Gerald Eugene Sloan (born March 28, 1942 in McLeansboro, Illinois), better known as Jerry Sloan, is an NBA coach. ...


In 1984, he was the NBA's Coach of the Year. He also has won NBA Executive of the Year and the NBA's J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (and is the only non-player in NBA history to do so).


He retired from the Jazz in 1998, and served briefly as a consultant for the New York Knicks, where his son Scott Layden served as general manager for a time. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The New York Knicks (or New York Knickerbockers) are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ...


Layden has long been known for his sense of humor,it was his humor that landed him as co-host of 2 volumes of Dazzling Dunks And Basketball Bloopers produced by NBA Entertainment in 1989. He is one of the more quotable figures in basketball. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In college, Layden was roommates with another future NBA coach, Hubie Brown. Hubert Jude Hubie Brown (born September 25, 1933 in Hazelton, Pennsylvania) is a former basketball coach and television analyst. ...


He continues to live in Salt Lake City and be a local icon. The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Salt Lake Citys top tourist draw. ...

Preceded by:
Tom Nissalke
Utah Jazz Head Coach
1981–1988
Succeeded by:
Jerry Sloan

Tom Nissalke is a former professional basketball coach in the NBA and ABA. He has coached several teams in both leagues, and has an overall coaching record of 371-508. ... The Utah Jazz is a National Basketball Association team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Jerry Sloan as a coach of the Utah Jazz Gerald Eugene Sloan (born March 28, 1942 in McLeansboro, Illinois), better known as Jerry Sloan, is an NBA coach. ...

External links

  • DatabaseBasketball.com: Frank Layden
  • Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame: Frank Layden
  • Frank Layden biography

 
 

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