Building a winner: How Pelicans’ David Griffin became the NBA’s king of culture change
David Griffin didn’t have to take the long road. Hell, Griffin didn’t have to take the road at all. But in this basketball savant’s life, there are no shortcuts.
Pelicans pick up 2020-21 option on Gentry’s deal
Days after agreeing to a blockbuster trade that brought three young players and three draft picks to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Anthony Davis, the team’s front office made its next move: securing the leader of the new-look squad.
Pelicans sign head coach Alvin Gentry to contract extension
New Orleans exercises team option for 2020-21 season
New Orleans Pelicans pick up option on Alvin Gentry’s contract
The New Orleans Pelicans have picked up the team option on coach Alvin Gentry’s contract for the 2020-21 season, a source confirmed to NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on Monday evening (June 17).
Alvin Gentry is the Pelicans’ coach of the future; team picks up his 2020-21 team option
It was one of the first things David Griffin said in his introductory news conference in April, and it rings even more true today: Alvin Gentry is the Pelicans’ coach of the future.
As draft night approaches, NBA analysts rave about Zion Williamson’s intangibles
By now, everyone has seen the viral video clips, the soaring dunks destined for YouTube, the stunning athleticism that allows Zion Williamson to do jaw-dropping things, like sprinting from the paint to block a Virginia corner three-pointer into the stands.