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Jerry Tarkanian's loyalty lasts a lifetime

Updated: September 3, 2013, 1:10 PM ET
By Andy Katz

Jerry Tarkanian is being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame for his innovative style, his transformative program at UNLV and his overall dominance for long stretches of his wildly successful career.

But it is his loyalty -- his unshakable loyalty -- that his players and coaches recall most fondly about his career and his life.

Tark, now 83 and weakened after myriad health problems, will finally get his just due Sunday in Springfield, Mass., recognized by his peers for a basketball ...

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