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It's Not Looking Good: Coaches Who Might Get Fired This Season

Published February 21, 2024 at 5:43 PM
BY KEVIN BARREAU

In the NBA, coaching jobs are precarious. Despite a 30-13 record, a coach was fired this season, and Jacque Vaughn lost his job soon after signing an extension.

Teams swiftly make changes if expectations aren't met. While a few coaches like Popovich, Spoelstra, and Kerr have job security, others face uncertainty. With the Nets' recent coaching change, attention shifts to who could be next.

Monty Williams, Detroit Pistons:

With the Pistons sitting at a disappointing 8-46 record at the All-Star break, questions arise about Williams' coaching decisions. Despite a roster brimming with young talent, including lottery picks, Williams' rotation choices, like starting Killian Hayes over Jaden Ivey, have raised eyebrows. While Williams' track record in New Orleans and Phoenix is impressive, Detroit's lack of player development under his tenure may lead to a coaching change if results don't improve.


Darvin Ham, Los Angeles Lakers:

The Lakers' high expectations demand immediate results, as seen with Frank Vogel's departure after missing the playoffs in 2022. Ham, Vogel's successor, faces scrutiny with the team's current 30-26 record. Despite a recent uptick in performance, reports hint at locker room unrest and a possible hot seat for Ham. The team's postseason outcome will likely determine his future with the Lakers.

Doc Rivers, Milwaukee Bucks:

Despite his recent appointment, Rivers' rocky start with the Bucks raises concerns. A 3-7 record and public criticisms of player effort have cast doubts on his leadership. With Milwaukee's history of swift coaching changes and the pressure to perform in the playoffs, Rivers' tenure may be short-lived if results don't improve.

Source : CBS Sports
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It's Not Looking Good: Coaches Who Might Get Fired This Season

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