Stan Van Gundy is out as the coach of the New Orleans Pelicans after just one season with the franchise, sources told ESPN on Wednesday morning. Van Gundy and Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin have been engaged in talks for weeks, according to sources. New Orleans finished a disappointing 31-41 this past season and fell short of making the play-in tournament in the Western Conference.
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Scott Brooks is out as Washington Wizards coach after the two sides failed to come to an agreement on a new deal, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Brooks had led the Wizards to the playoffs for the first time in three seasons. His deal expired after Washington's first-round loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.
In five seasons, Brooks was 183-207 with three playoff appearances, including making the Eastern Conference semifinals in 2016-17. Click below to read more: