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ALVIN GENTRY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Davis endorses Gentry plan for roster stability, new style

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis sounds rather pleased that the New Orleans Pelicans have done very little tweaking to their roster since their first-round exit from last season's playoffs. It was that promise of roster stability, combined with the introduction of a new, fun-loving coach with an up-tempo scheme, which made him eager to commit long-term to New Orleans. ''I just felt...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Alvin Gentry: Defense will be first priority for Pelicans

He comes to the New Orleans Pelicans with a reputation as an offensive guru. But for coach Alvin Gentry, getting the Pelicans to the next level as a contender will start with the defensive end.That was clear when he made Darren Erman his associate head coach. And in an interview with NBA.com's John Schuhmann, Gentry reiterated his commitment to making sure the team improves on defense...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry's biggest challenge? Helping Anthony Davis be his best

If head coach Alvin Gentry ends up being the right person for the job for the New Orleans Pelicans -- and there's a very good chance that will be the case -- it'll be because he helped Anthony Davis to the very pinnacle of the NBA.Gentry has already expressed his belief that Davis is the best player in the NBA not named LeBron James. But that might not be enough to land New Orleans...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans coach wants Anthony Davis to shoot more threes

Superstar power forward Anthony Davis made a single three-pointer during the 2014-15 season, but it effectively sent the New Orleans Pelicans into the playoffs. However, Alvin Gentry—the franchise’s new head coach—wants to see “The Brow” hoist more triples next year. According to John Reid of NOLA.com, Gentry said: “That’s got to become a consistent shot for...
Via Sportsnaut
22 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...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2015  |  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...
Via The Sports Post
June 20, 2015  |  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
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2015  |  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
June 17, 2015  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
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
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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