60-year-old Warriors assistant Alvin Gentry can still dunk, if he cheats a bit

Tuesday June 16th, 2015

Golden State Warriors assistant coach Alvin Gentry is 60 but he can still dunk. He just needs a little extra help. 

Gentry tried to help keep things loose at practice on Monday before Tuesday's NBA Finals Game 6 against the Cavaliers and decided to show he's still pretty spry. 

Gentry knew he needed to be a little wily if he was actually going to be able to dunk, so he took advantage of the wall behind the basket. He used the padded wall to give himself a little extra boost and throw down the dunk with a respectable amount of authority. The impressive display made the players go wild. 

Age ain't nothing but a number. Alvin "skywalker" Gentry still getting up to throw down. @warriors #DubNation

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Gentry's tenure with the Warriors is coming to an end. He'll take over the New Orleans Pelicans once the Finals are over.


- Dan Gartland

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