NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - In honor of a lifetime of involvement with the Boys & Girls Club, New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry is set to be inducted into the association's Alumni Hall of Fame.
Gentry was involved in the Shelby, North Carolina club as a young boy and still has an appreciation for what the organization does. "I'm honored to be inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame," Gentry is quoted as saying in an official release. "The Boys & Girls Club taught me so many valuable principles as a young boy growing up in Shelby, NC that I still carry with me today. I feel blessed to be a part of such an amazing organization and am so thankful to be selected for this prestigious recognition."
The 26th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held in New Orleans on Wednesday.