Alvin Gentry

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Amos Morale III
July 23, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Pelicans Executive Vice President of Basketball operations David Griffin began Tuesday’s introductory conference call for New Orleans’ newest player J.J. Redick saying that the former Duke standout and NBA veteran was the franchise's top target in free agency. “From the time that I started with the...
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Amid all of the transition and change for the Pelicans, one thing will remain constant for now... the head coach. "The New Orleans Pelicans exercised its team option on Head Coach Alvin Gentry’s contract for the 2020-21 season," according to a team news release. Executive Vice President of...
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Steve Geller
May 20, 2019 - 1:21 pm
There’s been some good luck brewing for New Orleans of late following the NOLA No Call in the NFC championship game. American Idol just crowned a winner, Laine Hardy, who is from Livingston, Louisiana, and the New Orleans Pelicans recently defied draft lottery odds to win the top pick in this year’...
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Scoot
May 15, 2019 - 12:02 pm
It’s fair to say the New Orleans Pelicans are “lucky!” With only a 6% chance of winning the #1 pick in the NBA’s draft lottery, last night, the Pelicans won the #1 draft choice again! In 2012, New Orleans also won the draft lottery and selected Anthony Davis. I could only wonder how Davis felt last...
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With the season over for the Pelicans, the first big move the team needs to make is singing a new general manager. Will Danny Ferry go from interim GM to getting the full-time job? Or, is there someone else better suited to reshape the franchise? ESPN senior NBA writer Marc Spears joined Sports...
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Steve Geller
April 10, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Alvin Gentry has stood in front of the media all season long and always comes across as honest and genuine even as he went though a disastrous season as the head coach off the plummeting Pelicans. “It’s been tough, especially after the way we started the season; had great promise I thought. There’s...
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