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  1. Naked Shaquille O'Neal antics

    Henry Abbott

    Veteran NBA coach Alvin Gentry with a classic tale of life with Shaquille O'Neal....

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  2. TrueHoop TV: Alvin Gentry talks space travel

    Henry Abbott

    Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry remembers the time he met Buzz Aldrin at a party....

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  3. When Shaq bet Alvin Gentry a Lamborghini

    Henry Abbott

    Alvin Gentry has more NBA stories than anyone. This one's from his days with the Suns, when Shaquille O'Neal said he'd buy Gentry a Lamborghini ... if the coach could dunk the ball....

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  4. TrueHoop TV: Alvin Gentry rapid fire

    Henry Abbott


    Blog | February 13, 2013
  5. Alvin Gentry has Tim Tebow's back

    Henry Abbott

    When Phoenix Suns coach Alvin Gentry met the media after his team's victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, did he open his press conference raving about the mighty Steve Nash, who quarterbacked the Suns with 17 assists? He did not. Instead he opened...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Young of The Arizona Republic: "The Suns turned it around as Steve Kerr's remade roster, including draft picks Robin Lopez and Goran Dragic, came together. The team responded to Alvin Gentry, whom Kerr had tabbed to take over for Terry Porter dur...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  7. A chill in Phoenix

    Henry Abbott

    Christian Petersen/Getty Images Sport Grant Hill was one of several Suns who cooled from long range in the playoffs. Alvin Gentry and Steve Nash have combined to run one of the very best offenses in NBA history. But against the Lakers, we now kn...

    Blog | May 30, 2010
  8. Behold the Fropez

    Henry Abbott

    P.A. Molumby/NBAE/Getty Images The hair of Robin Lopez has earned its own nickname. By and large the Lakers have outplayed the Suns in the Western Conference finals. But with a few minutes left before halftime, Alvin Gentry put his starters back in...

    Blog | May 24, 2010
  9. Trouble in the middle of the Suns

    Henry Abbott

    Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images With the game on the line, the Suns couldn't keep the Blazers out of the paint. Amare Stoudemire is a certain kind of NBA big man. Call him an All-Star. Call him a multi-talent. Call him a bucket-getter, a shooter an...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  10. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Jeff Teague is now officially an Atlanta Hawk, as Sekou Smith writes in the AJC. The article touches on why a team like the Hawks might be at a disadvantage having not fielded a Summer League team. Michael Schwartz of Va...

    Blog | July 21, 2009
  11. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Will the Shaq experiment work in Cleveland better than it did in Phoenix? What does it mean for the reigning Eastern Conference champs? Would Russell Westbrook chafe at having to slide over to the shooting guard to make room for Ricky Rubio? J...

    Blog | June 25, 2009
  12. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    LeBron James continues to flout the fundamental laws of basketball and physics. The Phoenix Suns are at a crossroads. And is there any reason to believe that a sport that's seen performance enhancement in recent years hasn't been susceptible ...

    Blog | May 08, 2009
  13. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Feel that? It's the Eastern Conference changing underfoot. The Bulls are building something new with Derrick Rose. The Cavs appear poised to claim the mantle, but still have work to do. And the Celtics' fate is in purgatory with Kevin Garnett...

    Blog | April 22, 2009
  14. The Playbook: Alvin Gentry

    Henry Abbott

    The Playbook is an ongoing series of conversations with coaches. Phoenix Suns assistant coach Alvin Gentry has been coaching in the NBA for nearly 20 years. As an NBA head coach of the Heat, Pistons, and Clippers, he has coached the likes of Glen Ric...

    Blog | December 17, 2007