Alvin Gentry

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Seth Dunlap
October 17, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Just months removed from a playoff run that captivated the city, the New Orleans Pelicans will open their season tonight with high expectations and a re-tooled roster that seems better constructed for regular season success than any the franchise has had in over a decade. Gone is Demarcus Cousins,...
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Steve Geller
July 13, 2018 - 2:59 pm
Out with the old and in with the new. Center Demarcus Cousins and guard Rajon Rondo opted to leave New Orleans, but Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle have arrived to take their place on the Pelicans roster. It’s a homecoming for Payton who prepped at John Erhet before attending UL-Lafayette. He was...
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Steve Geller
June 07, 2018 - 8:35 am
Alvin Gentry has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract extension, possibly keeping him as the head coach of the Pelicans through the 2020-21 season. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to announce the news. ‏Gentry led the Pelicans to a 48–34 record this season and the team's first playoff...
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Steve Geller
May 23, 2018 - 4:09 pm
Word came down from the NBA today that Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday were named to the league's All-Defensive team. Both Pelicans soared to first squad honors for the first time in their careers. Davis has also made the second team twice. It is the first time in franchise history that Pels...
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Alvin Gentry at the Pelicans season ending press conference
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Seth Dunlap
May 10, 2018 - 4:33 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans scaled one mountain this season, but they still have a treacherous climb ahead on their path to an NBA championship. That’s how both head coach Alvin Gentry and general manager Dell Demps assessed the current state of the franchise during a season ending press conference...
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Michael Cohen
May 09, 2018 - 9:01 pm
(WWL.com) The Pelicans season ended Tuesday with a 113-to-104 loss to the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. Golden State was just too good in this series, but New Orleans Coach Alvin Gentry still sees his team is one on the rise. “Even losing to the champs, I think you’ve got to be...
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