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Sources: Suns fire head coach Porter

Updated: February 16, 2009, 7:31 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

PHOENIX -- Suns coach Terry Porter was fired Sunday night and will be replaced by assistant Alvin Gentry on Monday, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Ric Bucher.

The move was first reported by The Arizona Republic on its Web site Sunday.

The Suns were attempting, without success, to avoid making news over the All-Star weekend being staged on their home turf. The franchise also is in talks with numerous teams about trading Amare Stoudemire, a starter in Sunday night's All-Star ...

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