2019-20 coaching changes: Who's gone, who's been hired?

From NBA.com Staff

Here's a quick look at which teams have undergone coaching changes since the start of the 2019-20 season:

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Brooklyn Nets

Out: Kenny Atkinson (Nets, Atkinson agree to part ways)

In: Steve Nash (Brooklyn gives Nash his first NBA coaching job)


Chicago Bulls

Billy Donovan has taken over as coach of the Bulls.

Out: Jim Boylen (Bulls part ways with coach Boylen)

In: Billy Donovan (For Donovan, job with Bulls came 'out of left field')


Cleveland Cavaliers

Out: John Beilein (Cavs stunned by Beilein's resignation)

In: J.B. Bickerstaff (Cavs turn to Bickerstaff as rebuild continues)


Houston Rockets

Out: Mike D'Antoni (Coach opts not to return to Rockets)



Indiana Pacers

Out: Nate McMillan (Pacers fire McMillan after four seasons)

In: Nate Bjorkgren (Pacers hire Bjorkgren as new coach)


LA Clippers

Out: Doc Rivers (Clippers, Rivers move on after seven seasons)

In: Tyronn Lue (Clippers opt to promote Lue to top spot)


New Orleans Pelicans

Out: Alvin Gentry (Pelicans dismiss Gentry in August)

In: Stan Van Gundy (New Orleans turns to Van Gundy to lead team)


New York Knicks

The Knicks have hired Tom Thibodeau as their next coach.

Out: David Fizdale (Knicks fire Fizdale after 4-18 start)

In: Tom Thibodeau (Young Knicks turn to Thibodeau)


Oklahoma City Thunder

Out: Billy Donovan (Thunder, Donovan part ways after five season)



Philadelphia 76ers

Out: Brett Brown (Sixers move on from Brown after seven seasons)

In: Doc Rivers (Former Clippers coach returns to East)

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