Kings Fire Interim Coach Gentry, Miss Playoffs For 16th Year
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have fired interim coach Alvin Gentry a day after the franchise missed the playoffs for a 16th straight season.
The Sacramento Kings won't bring back interim coach Alvin Gentry and are opening up a search for a new head coach, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) April 11, 2022
Sacramento won 116-109 at NBA-leading Phoenix on Sunday to finish at 30-52.
Alvin Gentry has been informed that he is no longer the interim head coach of the Sacramento Kings and the team will commence a comprehensive coaching search immediately, sources tell me and @sam_amick.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) April 11, 2022
The 67-year-old Gentry was promoted from associate head coach to interim coach when the Kings fired Luke Walton in November following a 6-11 start.