By Aaron Seidlitz,
Posted: Jan. 19, 2013

Even before they entered the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, a hush fell over the group of four Suns players.

While on the road to play the Grizzlies in early December, P.J. Tucker, Michael Beasley, Wesley Johnson and Diante Garrett strode up to the Lorraine Motel – where the museum is located – and were overcome by the realization that this was the place where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

Posted: January 18, 2013

On Friday morning, the Phoenix Suns parted ways with Suns Head Coach Alvin Gentry. After nine seasons coaching in Phoenix and a tenure spanning five seasons as the franchise’s head coach, the organization will be replacing Gentry with a yet unnamed interim coach.

“Alvin Gentry is a good coach and a good person,” Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby said. “He was the perfect coach for the previous group.