Alvin Gentry Wore Lucky Tie From Cavaliers' Three Lottery Wins

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Alvin Gentry Wore Lucky Tie From Cavaliers' Three Lottery Wins 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Wed May 15, 2019 1:13 pm

Alvin Gentry wore the same black tie with silver-gray striping that the Cleveland Cavaliers' representative in the draft lottery room wore when they won the lottery three times in four years.


Former vice chair of the Cavaliers Jeff Cohen had represented the team in the drawing room in those lotteries. Dan Gilbert and Cohen reportedly had a falling out and the Cavaliers have not had him in the room for either of the past two lotteries.


David Griffin had phoned Cohen and asked for a good luck charm in the lead-up to the lottery. Griffin asked Cohen to send the tie and it was passed along for Gentry to wear.

Via Zach Lowe/ESPN

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Re: Alvin Gentry Wore Lucky Tie From Cavaliers' Three Lottery Wins 

Post#2 » by ThunderBolt » Wed May 15, 2019 2:04 pm

I wonder if this would have been leaked if the Cavs had won the lottery.
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Re: Alvin Gentry Wore Lucky Tie From Cavaliers' Three Lottery Wins 

Post#3 » by likashing » Wed May 15, 2019 3:46 pm

My sources tell me it was actually the boxer in addition to the tie. Both were sent over and worn. :lol:
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Re: Alvin Gentry Wore Lucky Tie From Cavaliers' Three Lottery Wins 

Post#4 » by kenwood3333 » Thu May 16, 2019 1:08 am

likashing wrote:My sources tell me it was actually the boxer in addition to the tie. Both were sent over and worn. :lol:


Yes I heard the boxer has not been washed since the Cav won the lotto a while back, in order to keep all the luck locked in.
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Re: Alvin Gentry Wore Lucky Tie From Cavaliers' Three Lottery Wins 

Post#5 » by hyberx » Thu May 16, 2019 4:32 am

How about those GM/Coaches who wore their lucky underwear but didn't win #1?

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