Another day, another NBA coaching job filled.
The New Orleans Pelicans have hired Stan Van Gundy as their next head coach, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Andrew Lopez. The news comes a day after the Indiana Pacers came to terms with former Toronto Raptors assistant Nate Bjorkgren. Seven of the nine head coaching jobs available this offseason have now been filled. Only the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets openings remain.
Van Gundy will sign a four-year deal with the Pelicans, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania.