New Orleans Pelicans Hire Willie Green As Team's Next Head Coach

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The New Orleans Pelicans are welcoming former Phoenix Suns assistant Willie Green as the team's next head coach.

The team officially hired Green on Thursday after the end of the NBA Finals, where The Milwaukee Bucks eliminated Green's Suns.

Details of the contract were not announced pending final approval from the NBA

The 39-year-old Green played for 12 seasons in the NBA, including one year in New Orleans, and is now the NBA's third-youngest head coach.

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