HoopsHype Alvin Gentry rumors

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It's unclear if these five candidates make up the pool from which the Cavs will select their next head coach. None of the five are believed to have met with owner Dan Gilbert yet, so a second round of interviews could take place before a decision. It's also unclear if the team plans to have a coach in place by the 2014 NBA Draft on June 26. Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Add Clippers associate head coach Alvin Gentry to the list of candidates the Lakers plan on interviewing for their head-coaching vacancy, The Times has learned. After talking with Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak by phone last Friday, Gentry has an interview with Kupchak and vice president Jim Buss on Wednesday to talk about replacing Mike D’Antoni, according to several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Los Angeles Times

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The Cavaliers have asked the Los Angeles Clippers for permission to talk to associate head coach Alvin Gentry, an NBA source confirmed to The Plain Dealer Thursday morning. Reports started to surface late Wednesday night that the Cavs were interested in Gentry, but he'd been considered a likely candidate from the day Mike Brown was fired. Cleveland Plain Dealer

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