Tyrone Corbin

Tyrone Corbin

About Tyrone Corbin

Tyrone Kennedy Corbin (born December 31, 1962 in Columbia, South Carolina) is the head coach of the Utah Jazz in the National Basketball Association. He was installed as head coach on February 10, 2011 following the resignation of longtime coach Jerry Sloan. Corbin played collegiately at DePaul University from 1981 to 1985. He played in 120 games for the Blue Demons, increasing his scoring average and field goal and free throw percentage in each of his four seasons. Corbin posted averages of 11.5 points (on .504 FG and .764 FT), 7.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.1 steal and 2.3 turnovers in 31.1 minutes per game. He finished seventh on DePaul's career scoring list and was a two-time honorable mention AP All-America selection, as well as an All-NIT choice in 1983, and he was invited to the 1984 Olympic trials. He graduated with a degree in computer science before becoming a second-round pick of the San Antonio Spurs in the 1985 NBA Draft.

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