The New Orleans Pelicans are a professional basketball team in the National Basketball Association (NBA) that play in the Western Conference Southwest Division. The team was established in 2002 after the NBA granted founder George Shinn an expansion franchise to play in New Orleans. The Pelicans' establishment was unusual compared to most modern expansion teams in that New Orleans' roster was not stocked through an expansion draft. Instead, Shinn transferred the entire basketball organization (including player contracts) of his former team, the Charlotte Hornets, to his new franchise. The team name was changed to the New Orleans Pelicans in 2013, inspired by Louisiana's state bird, the brown pelican. The Pelicans have one division title (2008) and have retired one number (7). The team's current president is Dennis Lauscha, the general manager is Trajan Langdon, and the head coach is Willie Green.