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Gentry to Anthony Davis: 'You should be a good corner 3-point shooter'

Now that he's the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, Alvin Gentry is ready to make sure the rest of the NBA feels the full wrath of Anthony Davis. It's not enough for Davis to throw down lobs anywhere within eight feet of the rim and to be an elite rim protector and pick and roll defender. Those things seem like Davis' destiny at this point. No, Gentry also wants Davis to expand...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry thinks Warriors' championship validates Mike D'Antoni

Alvin Gentry may be the new coach of the New Orleans Hornets, but he still remembers his time with the Phoenix Suns fondly. Most recently, Gentry was an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors, and Gentry feels their championship run was due in part to Mike D'Antoni's work with the Suns all those years ago. has more: "The Warriors up-tempo style of play...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Gordon: Pelicans to be 'one of the best' scoring teams under Gentry

The New Orleans Pelicans and new head coach Alvin Gentry might be a match made in heaven. Eric Gordon and Gentry, at the very least, are quite simpatico.When the Pelicans officially introduced Gentry as coach on Monday, he mentioned Gordon as one of the many reasons he was so eager to take the job: "I talked to him the other day, and I told him, 'I'm determined to coach you one way...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry on Anthony Davis: “We Got the Best Player in the NBA, Not Named LeBron James”

The weird thing about this comment is that New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry isn’t necessarily wrong. Gentry, coming off a NBA championship as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors, was officially introduced as the Pelicans head man on Monday. Among the newsworthy comments that Gentry made was the fact that he called forward Anthony Davis the second-best player...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry should make the Pelicans the NBA's fastest team

Even though Anthony Davis just put together the 11th-best PER of all-time in the 2014–15 season—only Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James have ever done better—there’s a lot about the New Orleans Pelicans that feels boring, forced, an obligation. Underneath the astronomically developing Davis, the Pelicans simply have not put together a winning rotation. It’s...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry, Steve Kerr give Mike D’Antoni credit for title

Mike D’Antoni played an indirect role in the development of many players and coaches who helped the Golden State Warriors win an NBA championship, and his work was not overlooked on Tuesday night. After the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6, both head coach Steve Kerr and assistant coach Alvin Gentry gave D’Antoni...Read More
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry's message to Anthony Davis: ‘We’re coming right back here!’

Alvin Gentry is set to become head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans now that he has completed his role as an assistant coach of the Golden State Warriors, helping them win the NBA Finals. Gentry celebrated the championship victory in the Warriors locker room Tuesday night, but he made sure to relay a message to Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis: "We're coming right back here!"...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry to Anthony Davis: ‘We’re coming right back here!’ (Video)

The Golden State Warriors are your 2014-15 NBA champions and assistant coach Alvin Gentry was the mastermind behind their historic, transcendent offense that proved once and for all that a jump-shooting team could in fact win an NBA championship. While celebrating the Warriors’ championship-clinching 105-97 Game 6 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Alvin Gentry is a Great Hire for the New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have reportedly hired Golden State Warriors assistant Alvin Gentry to be their new head coach. A 27-year veteran of the NBA bench, Gentry will bring much needed experience to a Pelicans roster that’s on the brink of contending in the Western Conference. His fast-paced offense should also do well with the type of talent New Orleans possesses. Great pick...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Alvin Gentry hired as new Pelicans head coach

Alvin Gentry has been hired by the New Orleans Pelicans as their new head coach, according to a report. ESPN’s Marc Stein says the two sides agreed to terms on a contract Saturday. Gentry is currently serving as an associate head coach of the Golden State Warriors and will not join the Pelicans until after...Read More
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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