A typical example of Jerry's thinking in an article about the best guys the Jazz got rid of over their years in Utah.
His exit » Traded to Cleveland with Kent Benson in three-team deal that brought Mel Turpin and Daryl Dawkins to Utah.
His career » Curry played 15 more seasons in the NBA, appearing in 1,016 games and averaging 12 points with a high of 16.3 for Charlotte in 1993-94 when he was voted the Sixth Man of the Year.
The famous story of how Curry’s short stay with the Jazz ended involves the pro-am summer league game in which Jeff Judkins, by then a retired NBA player, hit a winning shot over Curry that caused Jerry Sloan, then a Jazz assistant, to sour on Curry’s future. Well, he played only 16 seasons in the league. Curry thrived as a shooter, while passing on that trait to his son Stephen, who plays for Golden State.
He was better than Hanson from day 1 as was Griffith.