Timing is everything for Suns' Gentry

The right city, the right players, the right system make it work for former Clippers coach

Updated: May 21, 2010, 9:16 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Of all the adjectives that could've come out of his mouth when I asked about where he came from, of all the things he could've said, Alvin Gentry came up with a story about how picky he used to be.

This man who has become one of the most good-natured, even-keeled people in the NBA. This coach who has been hired and fired by three separate organizations but still finds a kind word to say about all of them. This guy sitting across the table, taking 90 minutes out of his day to catch up even ...

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