Kings’ Alvin Gentry will not coach after testing optimistic for COVID-19

Sacramento Kings head coach Alvin Gentry appears on throughout the second half of an NBA basketball recreation towards the Charlotte Hornets, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C. (Matt Kelley/AP)

Sacramento Kings interim head coach Alvin Gentry has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and gained’t coach towards the Washington Wizards tonight, he advised Adrian Wojnarowski.

Gentry, 67, who additionally told Wojnarowski that he’s largely asymptomatic aside from a scratchy throat, will want two adverse exams 24 hours aside to return to the bench.

The Kings canceled morning shootaround and the staff remains to be testing to find if there are extra optimistic exams.

Assistants Mike Longabardi and Doug Christie are the most definitely candidates to educate the staff tonight, however there’s been no resolution but on an appearing head coach, Wojnarowski adds.

Gentry took over as interim coach final month after the staff parted methods with Luke Walton.

The Kings are at present 11-17 and have misplaced their final three video games.


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