New Orleans Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry discusses his journey throughout the coaching world of the NBA. Coach Gentry got his start in NBA coaching with Coach Larry Brown and the San Antonio Spurs in 1989. Since then, Coach Gentry has been with many different teams, and has been the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans since the 2015-2016 season. Coach Gentry has won both an NCAA title under Coach Larry Brown at the University of Kansas in 1988 and an NBA championship under Coach Steve Kerr with the Golden State Warriors in 2015. Coach Gentry has just led the Pelicans to their first Playoff Series win under his tenure against the Portland Trailblazers in a 4-0 sweep.