January 04 News Today, the league officially announced that Pelicans coach Willie Green was elected as the best head coach in the Western Conference in December.
He led the Pelicans to a 10-5 record in December, the only Western Conference team to finish in the top 10 in both offensive (No. 10) and defensive (No. 6) ratings during that period.
The Pelicans currently rank third in the Western Conference with a record of 23 wins and 14 losses.