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Pelicans guard Evans ruled out vs. Memphis

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans has been ruled out for New Orleans' matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies, marking the third straight game he has missed because of right knee tendinitis. Earlier Monday, coach Alvin Gentry predicted Evans was ''probably not going to play,'' even as he stressed Evans probably was capable of playing through the pain. Gentry says it simply...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gentry told Pelicans 'This is our season' while trailing Timberwolves

We're at the halfway point of the NBA's regular season, and for the New Orleans Pelicans, that officially means that they're running out of time to turn things around.A slew of injuries is what's mainly to blame for the team's 14-27 start, but head coach Alvin Gentry knows that his guys can't afford to lose any more games to opponents they're supposed to beat.Maybe that's why he...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans receiving trade interest in Ryan Anderson

It’s hard to tell if the struggling New Orleans Pelicans want to act as sellers at the NBA trade deadline, though they have quite the attractive piece to offer in forward Ryan Anderson. New Orleans sits at 11-25 and well out of the running in the Western Conference, so it only makes sense other teams—both rebuilders and hopeful contenders alike—examine the roster and make...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Gentry rips Pelicans' lack of effort after loss to shorthanded Mavs

The Mavericks rested Dirk Nowitzki, Deron Williams and two other starters on Wednesday, thanks to all of them playing more than 40 minutes each during a double-overtime victory over Sacramento the night before.But the reserves were more than capable against a Pelicans team that took their opponent too lightly, and after what was an especially bad loss for New Orleans in a season...
Via Fox Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

When You're Only As Good As The End Of Your Bench

At some point in the last few months, Alvin Gentry had to have wondered what life would be like if he had stayed in Golden State. There isn't an NBA assistant coach in the world who is turning down the chance to coach Anthony Davis in his prime but there's no way Gentry could have expected the tire fire he was walking into in New Orleans. The Pelicans have a roster full of injury...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Gentry: 'We're not playing smart basketball'

The Pelicans lost a close one on the road in Portland on Monday, but it wasn't due to a lack of effort.Head coach Alvin Gentry had ripped his team earlier in the season for not bringing it on a nightly basis, but he's pleased with the way they've been competing. The problem now, as he sees it, is that they're playing hard but not smart.The part about making the same mistakes over...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 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

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

By Larry Brown 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 the NBA Finals end. Gentry, 60, is back in the head...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2015  |  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

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