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ALVIN GENTRY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Naked Shaq forced guys to wrestle with him while at Suns

Shaquille O’Neal is well known for his love of pranks so it’s no surprise that the future Hall of Fame center was involved in naked shenanigans while playing for the Phoenix Suns. When Shaq was with the Suns in 2008-09, he forced fellow players to wrestle with him.  This was something even Alvin Gentry, the Suns’ head coach at the time, couldn’t get out of! Bare in mind...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal used to force his teammates and coaches to wrestle with him while naked

If you’re eating while you’re reading this, you might want to look away now. In a video with ESPN’s Henry Abbott, ex-Phoenix Suns head coach Alvin Gentry revealed that Shaquille O’Neal used to get naked and pounce on unsuspecting teammates and coaches in order to wrestle with them. Seriously. “When we got Shaq, when he was a Phoenix Sun, he was a guy who loved pranks...
Via Lakerholicz.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers assistant Alvin Gentry headed to Golden State

Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry is leaving Los Angeles to take the same position with the Golden State Warriors, NBA officials who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter confirmed. Gentry has agreed to a three-year deal that will pay him about $750,000 per season, the officials said, making him the highest-paid assistant in the NBA. Gentry will join the staff...
Via Fox Sports West
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs Coaching Search: Gentry back for more, David Blatt in the picture

Cavalier fans may be wondering: who is David Blatt, and why are the Cavaliers contacting the coach of a team in Israel? Valid question. The Cavaliers’ coaching search continues to chug along into the month of June. The search has made stops with some of the more general coaching names in the NBA circle, but making a stop with Maccabi Tel Aviv head coach David Blatt was a hit from...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs interested in David Blatt, Gentry in for second interview

We heard that there was at least one candidate for the Cavaliers head coaching position that was not being discussed. Well, he may be the one being discussed after today. Several reports, including one from The Plain Dealer’s Mary Schmitt Boyer, indicate that the Cavaliers may be looking overseas for their next head coach. An NBA source said Blatt is one of a number of coaches...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: LA to interview Alvin Gentry

The Los Angeles Lakers are staying busy this off season interviewing potential head coaches. It has been reported that the organization has talked to Lionel Hollins, Byron Scott, and Mike Dunleavy. Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times reports that Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Alvin Gentry is next on the list for an interview. Gentry has also been contacted for the Cleveland...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers To Interview Alvin Gentry

Alvin Gentry has been added to the Los Angeles Lakers' list of head coaching candidates. Gentry spoke with Mitch Kupchak on the phone last Friday and will have an interview on Wednesday. Gentry has also interviewed for the head coaching job with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Utah Jazz. The Lakers became more interested in talking with Gentry after speaking with several coaches who...
Via RealGM
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team to interview Alvin Gentry about head coaching position

The Los Angeles Lakers appear to be adding coaches to their ever-growing list of candidates on an almost daily basis. According to Broderick Turner from the L.A. Times, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak held a phone interview on Friday with current Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry, and the pair are set to meet in person – along with Jim Buss – on Wednesday. Gentry...
Via Lakerholicz.com
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers and Jazz both are interested in hiring Alvin Gentry

image from: articles.latimes.com With several teams looking for a new head coach, it isn’t surprising that Clippers assistant coach Alvin Gentry’s name is being listed among some teams’ wish list. Both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Utah Jazz have Gentry on their wish list and intend to interview him shortly. The Jazz and Cavaliers are both teams that are in rebuilding mode,...
Via Pass The Pill
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry Expected To Interview For Jazz's Coaching Vacancy

Alvin Gentry is expected to interview for the head coaching vacancy of the Utah Jazz, according to sources. The Jazz have already interviewed Adrian Griffin for the opening but have taken a deliberate approach to the search. The Cleveland Cavaliers have also discussed interviewing Gentry, who is receiving interest to become the associate head coach under Steve Kerr with the Golden...
Via RealGM
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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