What happened to the Sacramento Kings head coach?

What happened to the Sacramento Kings head coach?

Today, Sacramento Kings General Manager Monte McNair announced that Luke Walton has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the team and Alvin Gentry has been named interim head coach. During his time with the Kings, he coached the team to a record of 68-93 (. 422).

Who is the Kings new head coach?

Alvin Gentry
3 changes Alvin Gentry has made as Kings head coach – Sactown Royalty.

Why did Kings coach get fired?

Walton was fired because of more than the defense, but all the problems were not Walton’s fault. McNair ran it back with the same imbalanced core of a roster, and same coaching staff, that went 31-41 last season.

What happened Kings coach?

The Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Luke Walton after two-plus frustrating seasons, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Walton, who took over in 2019, was 68-93 during his time in charge. Assistant coach Alvin Gentry will take over as interim head coach, per Wojnarowski.

What does Luke Walton do now?

Walton, a former four-year player at Arizona, was hired by the Kings as their head coach in April 2019, one week after mutually parting ways the Los Angeles Lakers. In five-plus seasons as an NBA head coach, Walton has a 166-241 (.

What does Alvin Gentry make?

Alvin Gentry Net Worth : $ 6 Million

Per Day: Per Hour: Per Second:
$ 1140 $ 19 $ 0.05

Is Doug Christie a coach?

Doug Christie

Sacramento Kings
Position Assistant coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born May 9, 1970 Seattle, Washington

Did Luke Walton Get Fired From Sacramento Kings?

The Sacramento Kings have fired coach Luke Walton and named Alvin Gentry interim coach, the team announced Sunday. Walton posted 31-41 records in each of his first two seasons but was unable to take a step forward this year and was fired after losing seven of the past eight games.

Why was Luke Walton let go?

The Kings’ decision to let Luke Walton go after 161 tumultuous games that yielded the league’s eighth-worst winning percentage since he was hired in 2019 should surprise nobody. Walton’s decision to slow down and focus on the defense was disputable in the moment given how his roster was constructed.

How old is Luke Walton?

41 years (March 28, 1980)
Luke Walton/Age

Is Walton still coaching?

The Kings fired coach Luke Walton Sunday morning just 17 games into the 2021-22 NBA season, multiple sources told The Sacramento Bee, confirming a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The team sent out a news release confirming the reports around noon.