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Watch: Anthony Davis, Alvin Gentry discuss potential series against Warriors

After surprisingly sweeping the Blazers in the first round, Anthony Davis and Alvin Gentry fielded questions about a potential second round matchup against the Warriors.

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After the New Orleans Pelicans unceremoniously swept the Portland Trail Blazers from the 2018 NBA Playoffs, attention turned almost immediately to a looming matchup with the Golden State Warriors in the second round.

The last postseason meeting between the Pelicans and Warriors was back in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs when Anthony Davis’ team was swept in his first trip to the playoffs. Based on his postgame comments on TNT today, he hasn’t forgotten the experience.

Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry took a more light-hearted approach in his more formal post-game press conference making a solid uncle-at-a-cookout joke about Jrue Holiday’s late-game balancing act along the baseline and joking that his primary goal is just to out-coach Warriors coach Steve Kerr.

Of course, we’ll probably hear plenty more about this storyline and more once this series is actually set: Gentry was on the Warriors’ bench as their associate head coach when the two teams met in their 2015 first round playoff series. Even more fun: current Pelicans guard Ian Clark was on that Warriors’ team too.

And if Gentry and Clark aren’t among those on your all-time Warriors list, you’ll probably have a few days to get your mind right before the series actually starts.

Click here for more about this potential series between the Warriors and Pelicans in the 2018 NBA Playoffs.