Assistant Darren Erman left the Boston Celtics for the Pelicans coaching staff since there was no room on Boston's bench. From Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald:
"Darren Erman, who joined the New Orleans Pelicans staff this week as new coach Alvin Gentry’s top assistant, left the Celtics for the second time. The move was inevitable. ... Ultimately, New Orleans offered something the Celtics didn’t have available — a place as part of Brad Stevens’ actual bench staff. 'We heard rumors about the connections Erman had made in Golden State, where Alvin is now, though Alvin wasn’t in Golden State with Erman,' Danny Ainge said. 'The people at Golden State, including a few of the players, were encouraging Alvin that if he got the job, Erman was the guy he needed to hire. ... We didn’t want to lose him. We just didn’t have a spot on the bench for him here.'"