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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 BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers to Hire a Coach in the Next Week or So…Maybe

One day before the season starts, I assume the Lakers will hire a head coach. According to ESPN, they will probably hire someone next week or the week after that or maybe never and Kobe will coach the team. The Los Angeles Lakers expect to hire a head coach in the next “week or two,” according to a league source, but do not consider the interview process to be finished with....
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 14, 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.
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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

Report: Alvin Gentry Joins Warriors Coaching Staff

Alvin Gentry spent this past season as an assistant coach for Doc Rivers in LA. After just one year, Gentry is taking the same position in Golden State under first time head coach Steve Kerr. Ex-LAC asst. Alvin Gentry has agreed to a 3-year context to be associate head coach of the Warriors under first year head coach Steve Kerr. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June 20, 2014...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers have four in sight for coaching vacancy

The Cavaliers are entering the final phase of their far-reaching head-coaching search. They could pick their next head coach by the end of the week. The finalists have been established. For a team that has another mandate to make the playoffs from its owner, it’s a bit odd that they are going after such unproven commodities. For now, we’ll keep Charlotte Hornets assistant coach...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 17, 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 considering Byron Scott, Alvin Gentry, Kurt Rambis

The Los Angeles Lakers are focused on three "primary candidates" for their head-coaching position, according to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck: Byron Scott, Alvin Gentry and Kurt Rambis. All three have interviewed with the Lakers, as have Mike Dunleavy and Lionel Hollins. Scott had a second interview on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard. George Karl had...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry Has Second Interview With Cavaliers

Dan Gilbert and the Cleveland Cavaliers will have a second interview with Clippers assistant coach Alvin Gentry, according to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports. Gentry started his coaching career in 1994, where he led the Heat to a 15-21 record. His next head coaching job was with the Detroit... The post Alvin Gentry Has Second Interview With Cavaliers appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gentry, Lue To Get 2nd Interview With Cavaliers

Alvin Gentry and Tyronn Lue will each get second interviews with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Gentry and Lue are currently assistant coaches on the staff of Doc Rivers with the Los Angeles Clippers. Gentry was most recently a head coach with the Phoenix Suns, while Lue has no previous head coaching experience. Dan Gilbert will also be included on this interview with Gentry and Lue.
Via RealGM
June 09, 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

20 days Before the Draft and Still a Million Questions for the Utah Jazz.

#56849545 / gettyimages.com We are now 20 days away from the draft with just as many questions for the Utah Jazz. From what we as fans hear we are narrowing in on the coaching search. At last word there were four top candidates that have been called in for second interviews. Alvin Gentry current assistant for the L.A. clippers. But I’m also hearing he is a Finalist forthe  Cleveland...
Via TopSportsReport
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz Eliminate Boylen From Coaching Search; Considering Snyder, Gentry, Griffin, Mystery Candidate

The Utah Jazz are no longer considering Jim Boylen for their head coaching job, according to sources. Boylen was previously viewed as a top candidate and is friends with Dennis Lindsey. Quin Snyder, Alvin Gentry, Adrian Griffin and a mystery candidate remain the leading candidates for the Jazz, who have kept the fourth coach tight-lipped.
Via RealGM
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Quin Snyder granted 2nd interview w/ Jazz

Per a published report, Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder has been granted a follow-up interview with the Utah Jazz, joining both Adrian Griffin and Alvin Gentry. Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder has been an intriguing, under the radar name on the coaching market this off-season, and he has already been linked to the search by the Utah Jazz. However, that pursuit has reportedly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Quin Snyder emerges as a lead candidate for the Utah Jazz head coaching job

credit: Deseretnews.com The Utah Jazz are taking their sweet time to find a new head coach, but it’s possible that they are getting close. According to Jody Genessy of the Deseret News, Quin Snyder is a leading candidate for the vacant head coaching position in Utah: Now, Snyder has emerged as a leading candidate to become the next head coach of the Utah Jazz, according to multiple...
Via Pass The Pill
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Head Coaching Candidates Named.

Adrian Griffin, Tyronne Lue, Alvin Gentry and Lionel Hollins are all interviewing for the Cavaliers head coaching vacancy. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting the hiring of Griffin could be a big factor on whether or not Luol Deng re-signs with the team. Personally, I am pulling for Hollins. His work in Memphis was less appreciated than it should have been and his time...
Via TopSportsReport
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Griffin, Lue, Hollins, and Gentry Candidates for Cavaliers Head Coaching Job

Adrian Griffin, Tyronne Lue, Alvin Gentry and Lionel Hollins are all interviewing for the Cavaliers head coaching vacancy. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports is reporting the hiring of Griffin could be a big factor on whether or not Luol Deng re-signs with the team. Me personally, I am pulling for Hollins. His work in Memphis was less appreciated than it should have been and his...
Via Route4Sports
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Alvin Gentry will interview for the Lakers head coaching opening

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip According to the Los Angeles Times, Alvin Gentry will interview for the Los Angeles Lakers head coaching opening.  Gentry is currently.. Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Alvin Gentry will interview for the Lakers head coaching opening
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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