• Pelicans officially name Green as next head coach

    13 days ago - By ESPN

    Willie Green, after helping lead the Suns to the NBA Finals as an assistant coach, was officially named head coach of the Pelicans on Thursday.
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  • Pelicans name Willie Green new head coach

    13 days ago - By TheScore

    The New Orleans Pelicans hired Willie Green as their head coach, the team announced Thursday. Green becomes the eighth head coach in franchise history. He was an assistant on Monty Williams' staff with the Phoenix Suns during the last two campaigns. Phoenix ranked third in defensive rating during the 2021 postseason under Green's tutelage. "It's a blessing and an honor to get this opportunity in a special place like New Orleans. I look forward to getting to work and immersing myself and my family into the local community," the former shooting guard said. Green, 39, replaces Stan Van Gundy...
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  • Pelicans officially announce Willie Green as new head coach

    13 days ago - By Yardbarke

    A former NBA shooting guard, Green transitioned into the coaching ranks in 2016, working with the Warriors as an assistant for three seasons before making the move to Phoenix in 2019.
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  • Pelicans hire Suns assistant Willie Green as new head coach

    13 days ago - By TORONTO STAR

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  • It's official: Pelicans hire Suns' assistant Willie Green as new head coach

    13 days ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    Green is Zion Williamson's third coach in three years.
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  • SEC's 4 new head coaches face different challenges

    13 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    HOOVER, Ala. The Southeastern Conference's four new head coaches inherit very different situations but sport the standard new regime optimism. Tennessee's Josh Heupel is trying to rescue a proud program whose struggles now include an NCAA investigation into potential recruiting violations. Vanderbilt's Clark Lea returned to his alma mater after the Commodores failed to win a game.
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  • Pelicans Officially Announce Willie Green As New Head Coach

    Pelicans Officially Announce Willie Green As New Head Coach

    13 days ago - By Hoops Rumors

    The Pelicans have made their coaching hire official, announcing today in a press release that Willie Green will replace Stan Van Gundy as the team's head coach. The team will formally introduce Green at a press conference next Tuesday.
    Reports earlier in the month had indicated that Green, a Suns assistant under Monty Williams , was the Pelicans' choice. As expected, New Orleans waited until after the NBA Finals ended to officially finalize the hiring of Green.
    “Willie has established himself as one of the most respected assistant coaches in the NBA. In large part, this is due to a...
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