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Fred Vinson Rumors

When asked who he thinks should be the next coach, Van Gundy vouched for Pelicans assistant coach Fred Vinson, who would bring some stability to the fact that Williamson will be on his third head coach in three seasons and Ingram will be on his fourth coach in four years. “But if you stick with a guy like Fred Vinson, he’s been here even before Alvin Gentry,” Van Gundy said of Vinson, who has been with the Pelicans organization since 2010 under then coach Monty Williams.
Storyline: Pelicans Coaching Search
Corey Brewer: If there’s one thing that everyone has been wanting Lonzo to do, it’s shoot more. His shot has come such a long way, and assistant coach Fred Vinson is especially proud since he’s been working on it with ‘Zo so much. The improvement has been amazing. Whenever I talk to Lonzo, the main thing I tell him is to be more aggressive and keep opposing defenses honest. He has all the tools to be an effective scorer in the league, but he’s such a willing passer that sometimes he comes across as being a little passive. This past season, he took a major step forward, though, not only with his shot, but also his ability to play at different speeds and see the floor. He’s a budding floor general.