Stan Van Gundy reacts to taking over the New Orleans Pelicans

Mar 21, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy coaches against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Stan Van Gundy shared his thoughts on becoming the new head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans.

Van Gundy has agreed to a four-year deal with the Pelicans.

“I’m excited to join a talented New Orleans Pelicans team. It will be an honor to work with our players and to work for Mrs. Benson and David Griffin, Trajan Langdon, their staff and the great people of New Orleans. I can’t wait to talk to our players and get the process started,” Van Gundy tweeted.