Elston Turner

Memphis Grizzlies Assistant

  • Born: 06/10/59
  • Age: 54
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 0
  • Seasons: 7

Memphis hires Elston Turner as lead assistant

Longtime NBA assistant coach and defensive specialist Elston Turner will join Dave Joerger's staff in Memphis.

Cats coaching search grows to 6, focus on defense

As the 2013 Charlotte Bobcats Coachapalooza Searching Spectacular grows to six contestants, we're beginning to see how they want their future to go.

The next coach of the Sixers is ...

Doug Collins is reportedly leaving his post as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers when this season mercifully ends. Who's got next?

The Hunter Regime Is Still Without A Regime

As the team is now less than 48 hours away from playing competitive basketball on the road against divisional rival Sacramento, they have their head man, but that is about it.

Hunter's staff an unknown entity too

Hunter was just offered the position this morning, just before the other candidates were told the bad news. All within an hour of scheduled practice.

Practice Report: Hunter Is In Charge

Practice was a different scene today as there was an actual practice for the first time in 48 hours, but it came on the heels (literally) of the team naming their interim head coach just before. There will be a ripple effect, here is what we learned.

Lindsey Hunter, You're Up!

After the speculation had narrowed to two, the Phoenix Suns made it official on Sunday morning naming Lindsey Hunter as the Phoenix Suns interim head coach. May God have mercy on your sanity.

Coach Hunter? It could happen in Phoenix

Former Pistons coach Alvin Gentry was fired in Phoenix, and former Pistons point guard Lindsey Hunter is one of the top candidates to replace him.

Who could replace Alvin Gentry?

As of right now, it's looking like assistants Lindsey Hunter and Elston Turner are the most plausible candidates to take over as head coach of the Phoenix Suns.

Alvin Gentry Apologizes For Unwarranted Ejection

This game should have been defined by the way the Phoenix Suns were outclasses across the board and all over the court all game, but instead was about four total technical fouls -- two that sent Alvin Gentry to the showers early.

Gortat's Defense: From Excellent to Terrible

In the span of about eight months, Phoenix Suns C Marcin Gortat's defense has regressed to the point that his defense is a bigger point of concern than his role in the offense.

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