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By Stefan Swiat, Suns.com Posted: Feb. 16, 2009 After spending a week in the national spotlight with 2009 NBA All-Star last week, Phoenix remained the epicenter of the basketball world when it dismissed Terry Porter as its head coach Sunday. The club announced that longtime Suns assistant, Alvin Gentry, will be stepping in to take over for Porter. A 29-year coaching veteran, Gentry is the one remaining holdover from when Mike D’Antoni served as the franchise’s head coach. The Suns’ new skipper is in his fifth season as a member of the Suns' coaching staff.
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