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Warriors Players Catch Assistant Coach Alvin Gentry Slippin (Photos)

This is a customary tradition that goes back years. Fall asleep on the team bus or plane, and you’re subject to just about anything. The Golden State Warriors are taking it to a new level getting creep photos of teammates in their most comfortable position. Sleeping. On the team’s trip to Oklahoma City to face the Thunder, the Warriors’ Andre Iguodala snapped a photo of...
Via Thacover2
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizz Coach Pulls Final Play From Archives

Vince Carter greets former Grizz star Rudy Gay of the Kings after a loss that Gay called a heartbreaker. (Photo: Warren Roseborough) By Kelley D. Evans Experience is a good teacher. No one knows this better than Memphis Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger. On Thursday night (Nov. 13) at FedExForum Joerger devised a plan that allowed his team to slightly soar pass the Sacramento...
Via Reporting Sports
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaq Used To Wrestle Suns Teammates Naked (Video)

Shaquille O’Neal has always been known as the ultimate prankster in NBA circles, but his jokes as player for the Phoenix Suns went to far in my opinion. Former Suns head coach Alvin Gentry told ESPN’s True Hoops about Shaq’s love for wrestling his Phoenix Suns teammates while in the nude. I find nothing funny about being playfully attacked by a naked 7-foot, 300-pound man.   h/t ESPN 
Via Thacover2
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Ex-Wildcats Walton, Fraser join Kerr's Warriors staff

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors have hired Alvin Gentry, Ron Adams, Luke Walton, Jarron Collins and Bruce Fraser to join new coach Steve Kerr's staff. The Warriors announced Thursday night that Gentry will be Kerr's lead assistant. Gentry is a former coach of the Phoenix Suns, where Kerr was the general manager, and most recently was the top assistant on Doc Rivers'...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarron Collins Hired By Warriors As Assistant Coach

The Golden State Warriors have added Jarron Collins to their coaching staff. Collins, who was a Los Angeles Clippers' scout last season, has Stanford ties to Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob and played for the Phoenix Suns when Kerr was their general manager in 2009-10. Alvin Gentry, Ron Adams and Luke Walton were already added to the Warriors staff.
Via RealGM
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

David Blatt Should Strongly Consider Hiring Mark Price As An Assistant

Tony Dejak/Associated Press The Cleveland Cavaliers coaching search has finally concluded and European sensation David Blatt has been named the third Cleveland Cavaliers coach in three seasons. Blatt was chosen over the likes of Alvin Gentry and Tyronn Lue. Blatt comes over after a very successful stint in Europe which includes a championship to his credit. David Blatt will bring...
Via TopSportsReport
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Byron Scott Considered Frontrunner For Lakers' Job

The Los Angeles Lakers are not expected to hire a head coach until after July 1, but Byron Scott is considered the frontrunner. Scott has interviewed for the position three times. Alvin Gentry, Lionel Hollins and Mike Dunleavy are the three other primary candidates for the Lakers.
Via RealGM
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Are Suns even in the running for Kevin Love?

Kevin Love is going to be traded, that much appears a given. And it is likely to happen this summer -- as opposed to waiting until next season's trade deadline. It is no secret the Suns would like to add the versatile forward to a team that fell just shy of making the playoffs in what was supposed to be a lost season (save for the high draft pick that would come with an abysmal win...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 20, 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

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

Alvin Gentry Joins Warriors Coaching Staff

Alvin Gentry has agreed to be the newest member of the Warriors staff team, according to his agent and Marc J. Spears from Yahoo! Sports. Gentry has agreed to leave the Clippers for a three-year deal with the Warriors. He will join Kerr’s staff team as an associate head coach.... The post Alvin Gentry Joins Warriors Coaching Staff appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors Hire Alvin Gentry as Associate Head Coach

Now that the Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly offered their head coaching position to European legend David Blatt, the Golden State Warriors have turned their attention to yet another big name to bring in as an assistant for Steve Kerr. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports, Golden State has hired former Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Alvin Gentry as its new associate...
Via Sportsnaut
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry Agrees To Three-Year Deal To Become Warriors' Assistant

Alvin Gentry has agreed to a three-year contract to become the associate head coach on the Golden State Warriors' staff. The Warriors are expected to double the salary that Gentry had with the Los Angeles Clippers. Gentry and Steve Kerr have ties dating back to their seasons with the Phoenix Suns.
Via RealGM
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs Notebook: Coaching Search, Finals Impact, and Draft

We check in on the latest headlines surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers _________________________________________ Coaching Search Update: Blatt coming to town, Cavs narrowing it down? The coaching search chugs on for the Cleveland Cavaliers. We are now over a month removed from the firing of Mike Brown. The Cavs have already conducted over six interviews and made countless contacts...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers interested in talking to Mark Price again, per report

The Cavaliers are certainly doing their due diligence when it comes to finding the next head coach. The team reported already has an interview lined up with David Blatt this week, and are still considering and talking with Alvin Gentry and Tyronn Lue. According to Sam Amick, Mark Price could also get a second interview this week. As Cavs' coaching search continues, I'm told they...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

David Blatt to meet with Cavaliers Wednesday

Are you a fan of the pass-happy Euro style of play that just sliced and diced the All-Star-laden Miami Heat? You’ll want to pay attention to this Wednesday when the Cleveland Cavaliers host potential head coach David Blatt. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Blatt, who resigned as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv last week to pursue his dream of coaching in the NBA, will...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs getting their face-to-face with Blatt

David Blatt will conduct an in-person interview with the Cavaliers for their head-coaching vacancy Wednesday in Cleveland, according to a Yahoo! Sports report by FOX Sports1 NBA insider Adrian Wojarnowski. The Cavs have spoken to Blatt by phone, but the longtime overseas coach hadn't committed to coming to the U.S. until last week, when he resigned from coaching Maccabi Tel Aviv...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers To Interview David Blatt For Head Coaching Job

David Blatt will interview with the Cleveland Cavaliers for their head coaching vacancy on Wednesday. Blatt stepped down as head coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv in order to pursue opportunities in the NBA. Unless the Cavaliers move quickly with Blatt, there's a strong belief that he will accept a position as assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors. Steve Kerr has been willing to...
Via RealGM
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Rumors: Coaching search down to three

Several NBA head coaching vacancies remain as we approach the end of the playoffs.  The Cleveland Cavaliers hold one of those openings and have narrowed their search to three men, according to rumor.Photo via Wikimedia CommonsThe three men believed to be finalists for the position are Alvin Gentry, David Blatt, and Tyronn Lue reports Bob Finnan of The Morning Journal.  Gentry is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Coaching Rumors: Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry, Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers are taking their time in finding a replacement head coach for Mike D'Antoni, but it looks they have narrowed their search to three candidates according to Bleacher Report:Wiki Commons"(Kurt) Rambis also remains a favorite for the Lakers' head-coaching position, according to league sources. The Lakers have interviewed at least a half-dozen coaches, but sources...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blatt, others in line for more talks with Cavs

David Blatt made the decision a few days ago to leave his post as Maccabi Tel Aviv coach and return to the United States -- or more specifically, to join the NBA. Blatt staged a press conference Thursday to make his departure from Israel official, and that maneuver moved him one step closer to the Cavaliers, and perhaps several other teams. Blatt, 55, has spent his entire professional...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis “Favorite” to Land Lakers Job

The Lakers have intereviewed Byron Scott, Kurt Rambis and Alvin Gentry over the past few weeks and it appears as if it will come down to one of those three men. Initially, it sounded like Scott had the inside track, […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Focusing On Rambis, Gentry, Scott As Primary Head Coach Candidates

The Los Angeles Lakers have centered their head coaching search to Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry and Byron Scott, according to sources. Rambis is a probable candidate to become an assistant coach with Derek Fisher and the New York Knicks if he doesn't get the job. Rambis is close with Phil Jackson and has a strong relationship with Fisher. Rambis was previously head coach of the Minnesota...
Via RealGM
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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