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06:55 AM ET 05.02 | After firing Mike Dunlap following a single year on the job, Charlotte is, again, in the market for a new head coach. [The Bobcats] will interview former Suns head coach Alvin Gentry next week for their vacant head coach job, according to league sources. The Bobcats will also interview longtime assistant coach Elston Turner, who was Gentry's assistant in Phoenix before Gentry was fired early this season. Gentry, a North Carolina native who played collegiately at Appalachian State, had expressed interest in the Bobcats' job last week. ... Turner hoped to be considered for the job after Gentry was fired, but he was passed over in favor of the Suns' player development coach, Lindsey Hunter.

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May 2, 2013  08:42 AM ET

Just Say No, Bros.

May 2, 2013  08:48 AM ET

Good luck w/ that. If you're really serious about getting better than hire the best coach. Don't hire a coach that has no credential.

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May 2, 2013  10:23 AM ET
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For a coach- this job is basically a death sentance for your careerthere is no chance for success cause managemetn is clueless, and you are certain to be blamed - which reduces your chance of getting another job going forward.

Yes. Jordan needs to hire a new FO. And then get the coaches and players. This franchise is going nowhere.

May 2, 2013  01:29 PM ET

Gentry is the Kim Kardashian of the coaching world : been with everyone , and after half a year gets dumped for someone better.

May 2, 2013  02:05 PM ET

How about Brian Shaw..

 
May 2, 2013  03:47 PM ET
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How about Brian Shaw..

Why do you hate Shaw?

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