Mike D'Antoni was the architect of the famous "seven seconds or less" Phoenix Suns offense, and new Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry was on his staff as an assistant during that time.Gentry is a firm believer in playing at a faster pace, and he's expected to immediately make that a priority in New Orleans. And there's perhaps no better way to do that than to have his mentor in attendance...
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
Could Mike D’Antoni be heading back to Denver? Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports that D’Antoni met with Denver Nuggets GM Tim Connelly Tuesday to discuss the team’s head coaching position. Woj also says that interim coach Melvin Hunt, who replaced Brian Shaw midseason, is still a strong contender to retain the job. D’Antoni coached the...Read More
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