Alvin Gentry

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Birthday
5, 1954
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1954 (age 63)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

NBA coach who was hired to take over the New Orleans Pelicans in 2015. He had his first NBA head coaching job with the Miami Heat in 1994, then went on to coach the Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns over the next twenty years.

Before Fame

He played college basketball at Appalachian State from 1973 to 1977 and began his coaching career as an assistant for Baylor in 1980.

Trivia

As an assistant coach on the Golden State Warriors, he helped the team reach the NBA Finals in 2015.

Family Life

He married Suzanne Harris and he has three children named Matthew, Ryan and Alexis.

Associated With

He coached star forward Grant Hill on the Pistons from 1997 to 2000.