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The Phoenix Suns have named former NBA player and Suns Player Development Coordinator Lindsey Hunter the club’s interim head coach, the team announced today.
Hunter joined the Suns’ scouting department in 2012 and this season served as the coordinator of the organization’s newly-formed player development department. He served in a similar post with the Chicago Bulls following his retirement.
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The Suns announced Sunday morning that Lindsey Hunter, previously the team's player development coordinator, will be the team's interim coach following Friday's firing of Alvin Gentry.
It was believed that the Suns' choice would be Hunter or top assistant coach Elston Turner, with assistant Dan Majerle also a possibility.
The 42-year-old Hunter joined the Suns scouting...
The Phoenix Suns picked player development director Lindsey Hunter as interim coach, two days after the team parted ways with Alvin Gentry.
Hunter, who played for 17 seasons in the NBA, joined the Suns in the scouting department last year and this season took over the team's new player development department.
As a guard with five NBA teams, Hunter averaged 8.5 points in 937...
PHOENIX On Sunday morning of his teams midseason revival interlude, Phoenix Suns general manager Lance Blanks provided the crucial "Amen!" moment.
I think the simple answer is that the organization needed a jolt, Blanks said. We needed something that would shock the system.
For the record, this was a compound jolt administered to the players, coaches and fans of the...
The Phoenix Suns surprised the Association Sunday, as the “Arizona Republic” reported that the team has handed over the reins of their club to former NBA shooting guard Lindsey Hunter, as their interim head coach for the balance of the campaign. Hunter, who has never coached at any level, was in his first year as director of player personnel for the Suns. He will be the new voice...
According to ESPN, the Phoenix Suns have named former NBA player Lindsey Hunter interim head coach. “I think the simple answer is that the organization needed a jolt,” general manager Lance Blanks said. “We needed something that would shock the system of us, the players, and risk trumps safety in this business. We felt this [...]
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The Phoenix Suns named Lindsey Hunter as the interim head coach two days after Alvin Gentry was fired. Hunter played 17 seasons in the NBA before retiring in 2010 and taking a player development role with the Detroit Pistons. He joined the Suns last season and was promoted to player development director this year. Hunter, 40, has no previous coaching experience. He averaged 8...
The Phoenix Suns announced the hiring of Lindsey Hunter as the interim head coach, two days after they fired former head coach Alvin Gentry, according to the team’s official site:
Hunter was drafted No. 10 overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 1993 NBA draft. He played 17 years in the NBA and won two championships. He averaged 8.5 points, 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 937 career...
Hunter, a stout defender, gets his chance to impress.
The Phoenix Suns have parted ways with head coach Alvin Gentry after the team posted its worst first-half record in over 25 years (13-28). The Suns released a report stating that the two sides have agreed to mutually part ways after 4 plus seasons as their coach. They’re expected to name an interim coach over [...]The post Dommermuth: Why Suns Management is Clueless appeared first...
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With the Suns having fired Alvin Gentry, Phoenix center Marcin Gortat took to Twitter to express who he feels the team should hire.
Players or coaches are generally sad to see a coach go when he's fired. There's always someone within the organization that marks this as a happy occasion. The Phoenix Suns recently fired Alvin Gentry from his post and I'm sure that there were some sad to see him go. Former Suns guard and current Los Angeles Laker, Steve Nash is glad that Gentry was set free.
Alvin Gentry was recently released as the coach of the Phoenix Suns this past Friday and many are wondering, why now? If you don’t know Alvin Gentry’s credentials, let me fill you in:
- Alvin Gentry has been coaching for three decades and has had stints with the Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons and even the Miami Heat.
-Alvin Gentry has been with the Phoenix Suns organization...
The franchise is mired in a post Nash morass.