Well, to clarify, he can sort of dunk.
“We conducted an extensive coaching search that identified Alvin Gentry as the right person to lead our team,” Pelicans general manager Dell Demps said in a statement.
Gentry had been a head coach with the Los Angeles Clippers (2000-03), Detroit (1997-2000) and Miami (1994-95). He served as Doc Rivers’ top assistant with the Clippers last season.
Lucky in the NBA lottery, the Cavaliers are hoping their good fortune continues as they look for a new coach.