Breaking News: Alvin Gentry Reportedly Fired As Coach Of Phoenix Suns
Summary of 10 articles · Updated Jan 18, 2013
Initially reported as a firing by Draft Express, Alvin Gentry is out as the head coach of the Phoenix Suns. The Phoenix Suns and head coach Alvin Gentry decided it was best to move in a new direction, and the team mutually parted ways with the head coach of five-plus years on Friday. MST: Alvin Gentry and the Phoenix Suns have agreed to part ways nearly halfway through the 2012-13 season and with the team sitting at the bottom of the Western Conference standings at 13-28. Gentry became an interim head coach in Feb. The decision came suddenly and after owner Robert Sarver had gone on the record to say Gentry’s job was safe for the rest of the year. PHOENIX – Something didn’t feel right on Planet Orange, and though it still might feel uneasy, let’s focus on the past. It’s hard to win in the NBA when you don’t have a go-to guy, when your best player is probably Goran Dragic, and when you’re counting on players like Michael Beasley, Marcin Gortat and Shannon Brown to stay consistent.