The Sacramento Kings interim coach Alvin Gentry admitted he always drinks alcohol to overcome his depression when his team loses a match.
“If anyone needs me, I will stay at home drinking with that person. I’m open to suggestions if anyone has an idea what to do, as we’ve already tried everything in the third inning, but it doesn’t look like it’s going to be, or it could be us. don’t want that.” Gentry said.
The Kings has forgotten the series of bad performance days, standing near the bottom of the tables. Currently, they have broken into the top 10, a record still good after changing the head coach, with Gentry replacing Luke Walton.
But in the New Year’s game, it seemed that the Kings would easily win, because the opponent Dallas Mavericks played with 10 absences because of injured players as well as in health and safety protocols. of the NBA. But in the end they lost the battle. The two sides’ forces were so disparate, but the Kings still lost 96-112.
The recent defeat is the 3rd loss in the last 6 home matches of the Kings. As guests, they were even worse, with 4 consecutive defeats. This form is not good, but it is nonetheless better than the Kings’ continuous losing streak under coach Walton.
The Kings were naming Gentry as interim coach after firing Walton on Sunday. Gentry has been serving as associate head coach. Assistant Rico Hines will fill Gentry’s old role.
Gentry, coached the Pelicans from 2015-20, compiling a 175-225 record. He has also been head coach of the Suns, Clippers, Pistons and Heat, and owns a 510-595 record in 16 seasons overall. While Walton, was in third season as Kings coach, compiling a 68-93 record.