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WITHIN hours of Doc Rivers' announcement he is not returning to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Philadelphia 76ers and New Orleans Pelicans reached out to the veteran coach.The Sixers are in search for a new coach after firing Brett Brown last ...
Sep 29, 2020
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NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans fired coach Alvin Gentry on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after the club missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons.The Pelicans went 30-42 this season, finishing with just two victories in their ...
Aug 16, 2020
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NEW ORLEANS - LeBron James keeps finding ways to assert his supremacy over the upstart New Orleans Pelicans and rookie sensation Zion Williamson - with or without the help of fellow Lakers All-Star Anthony Davis.James had 34 points, 13 assists and 12 ...
Mar 2, 2020
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DENVER - Brandon Ingram had no clue how many 3-pointers he'd made until a voice from across the locker room informed him.Seven. An assist to injured rookie Zion Williamson for providing the pertinent information.Ingram scored 31 points, including ...
Dec 26, 2019
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MINNEAPOLIS - New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry let out a sigh of relief after being asked the first question in his postgame news conference. Gentry and the Pelicans could finally enjoy discussing a game.Brandon Ingram scored 34 points and New Orleans snapped ...
Dec 19, 2019
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METAIRIE, Louisiana - New Orleans Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says the club is exercising its option to extend coach Alvin Gentry's contract through the 2020-21 season.Gentry has coached four seasons in New Orleans and made one playoff ...
Jun 18, 2019
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LOS ANGELES - New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry made it clear on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that center Anthony Davis will not be traded to the Los Angeles Lakers or anywhere else as long as he remains under contract to the Pelicans.Gentry&# ...
Dec 22, 2018
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DETROIT - Alvin Gentry knew he needed Anthony Davis.The New Orleans Pelicans coach didn't get his star at 100 percent. It was still enough.Davis left with a right hip injury after a first-quarter collision with Detroit Pistons star ...
Dec 10, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis sat on the court, a scowl on his face and his biceps flexed on each side of his head.The Pelicans All-Star had just converted a layup as he fell to the court after a hard foul. ...
Apr 22, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Nikola Mirotic watched his third 3-pointer of the first half swish through the hoop, turned to acknowledge the raucous, roaring crowd and raised his first triumphantly as he trotted back up court.Portland had a hard enough time dealing ...
Apr 20, 2018
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PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland's Damian Lillard says he likes the first-round matchup against the Pelicans, but in almost the same breath he lists the reasons why New Orleans is dangerous.After splitting their four regular-season meetings, the third-seeded Blazers ...
Apr 14, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - The NBA game between the Indiana Pacers and New Orleans Pelicans was postponed Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) night after nearly two-hour delay because of a roof leak that briefly allowed rain water to puddle near one of the foul ...
Feb 8, 2018
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NEW YORK - Anthony Davis' fullcourt heave after the third quarter was too late to give him points, though it gave him that unstoppable feeling great players get."I kind of saw it, but I mean you never really make those," Davis ...
Jan 15, 2018
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METAIRIE, La. - New Orleans center DeMarcus Cousins says he was protecting a rebound the way all big men are taught when he was ejected for a flagrant foul during a game against Oklahoma City.Cousins was called for a flagrant-two foul ...
Nov 22, 2017
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OAKLAND, Calif. - Steve Kerr makes one thing perfectly clear: This special season is not about him. Far from it. Even if he is so perfectly entwined with the record-setting Golden State Warriors and the Chicago Bulls group Kerr played for 20 ...
Apr 15, 2016
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis is bigger and expects to be better.He also has a new coach in Alvin Gentry, who believes he can get more out of the New Orleans Pelicans' roster with a faster, free-flowing tempo."I wanted ...
Oct 19, 2015
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OAKLAND, California - Coach Steve Kerr of the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors is bringing back his entire coaching staff except for departed Alvin Gentry, new coach of the New Orleans Pelicans.The Warriors announced on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that Luke ...
Jul 30, 2015
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METAIRIE, Louisiana - Alvin Gentry apologized for a raspy voice during his introductory news conference on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) as coach of the New Orleans Pelicans.It has been, after all, just a few days since he spent nearly three weeks coaching ...
Jun 23, 2015
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NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans have hired Golden State Warriors assistant Alvin Gentry as head coach.The Pelicans announced the hiring on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time). Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.Gentry is expected to remain with ...
May 31, 2015
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CLEVELAND - The Cavaliers are working their way down the Los Angeles Clippers' bench to maybe find their next coach.The team will interview Clippers assistants Tyronn Lue and Alvin Gentry over the next two days for their coaching job, a person ...
May 30, 2014
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