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Pelicans head coach Stan Van Gundy out after one year

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - APRIL 20: Head coach Stan Van Gundy of the New Orleans Pelicans and Zion Williamson #1 talk against the Brooklyn Nets during a game at the Smoothie King Center on April 20, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

(NEW ORLEANS) — The New Orleans Pelicans head coach Stan Van Gundy is out after one year with the team, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The Pelicans finished with a 31-41 record and missed the NBA Playoff Play-In tournament by two games.

According to Wojnarowski, Van Gundy and Pelicans Executive Vice President David Griffin have talked consistently since the end of the season.

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