Sources: Assistant coach Alvin Gentry to interview for Lakers’ coaching vacancy

Assistant coach Alvin Gentry, who was in charge of the Clippers’ league-leading scoring offense, will interview for the vacant job of head coach of the Lakers, Mark Medina – our Lakers beat writer – reported, citing league sources.

Gentry has also interviewed for the same opening at Utah and is expected to interview with Cleveland as well, Medina reported.

Gentry has formerly been head coach for the Miami Heat (1994), Detroit Pistons (1998-2000), Clippers (2001-2003) and Phoenix Suns (2009-2013).