Report: Pelicans granted permission to interview Golden State assistant coach Alvin Gentry _lowres

Alvin Gentry (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

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Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting that the New Orleans Pelicans have been granted permission to interview Golden State Warriors assistant coach Alvin Gentry for their coaching vacancy.

Sources told ESPN.com that Gentry has emerged as one of the leading candidates for the position alongside Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, who is widely expected to part company with the Bulls this offseason.

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