Stan Van takes reins in New Orleans

Stan Van takes reins in New Orleans
Stan Van Gundy was named New Orleans Pelicans new head coach, replacing Alvin Gentry who was fired after five seasons. (Source: WVUE)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Stan Van Gundy has agreed to become the next head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, one of the Memphis Grizzlies' main rivals in the Western Conference.

Van Gundy brings plenty of experience, having spent 12 years as a head coach the last four with the Detroit Pistons.

Even with rookie sensation Zion Williamson, the Pelicans finished 13th in the West with a 30-42 record.

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