Phoenix Suns, Gentry part ways; interim coach to be announced
Web Producer: Mekita Rivas
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns and Alvin Gentry have mutually agreed to part ways after his more than five seasons as head coach, the club announced today in a news release.
An interim coach will be named in the next 24-48 hours.
Gentry was named Phoenix's interim head coach in Feb. 2009 and named the 14th head coach in franchise history on May 9, 2009. Since then, Gentry's teams compiled a 158-144 (.523) record, earning one playoff appearance and a trip to the 2010 Western Conference Finals.
The Suns currently own a 13-28 (.317) record at the midway point of the 2012-13 season.