We’re in a golden age of NBA coaching, so we’re finding out just how important a coach can be to the continued success of a franchise. Brad Stevens in Boston, Quin Snyder in Utah and Dwane Casey in Toronto are just a few examples of coaches who have built their teams into contenders in just a short period of time.

Now that the offseason is here for the 14 teams that didn’t make the playoffs, they’ll evaluate their coaching situations to see if a change is needed.

The Knicks‘ Jeff Hornacek, the Magic’s Frank Vogel and the Hornets‘ Steve Clifford have already gotten the axe. We’ll continue to update this post with the latest firings, hires and rumors from around the league.

NBA 2018 Coaching Carousel

Rumors

Possible coaching candidates

  • David Fizdale, 43, former Grizzlies coach
  • Mark Jackson, 53, TV analyst and former Warriors coach
  • Jason Kidd, 45, former Nets, Bucks coach
  • Jeff Van Gundy, 56, TV analyst and former Knicks, Rockets coach
  • David Blatt, 58, former Cavaliers coach
  • Jerry Stackhouse, 43, Raptors 905 coach (G League)
  • Frank Vogel, 44, former Magic, Pacers coach
  • Jeff Hornacek, 54, former Knicks, Suns coach
  • Steve Clifford, 56, former Hornets coach
  • Ettore Messina, 58, current Spurs assistant
  • Mike Woodson, 60, former Hawks, Knicks coach

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