NBA coaching carousel: Tracker, updates, analysis on all 2019-20 changes and hires

The standard for coaching in the NBA has never been higher. The first two teams to change coaches this season employed their previous leaders for a combined 156 games -- less than two full seasons in total. 

Even when teams are winning, front offices have developed an antsiness not typically seen in other sports. Just look at the Nets, who just fired Kenny Atkinson, a coach who was on his way to making the playoffs for the second consecutive season. It is also widely expected around the NBA, that both Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown and Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni will not be retained without long playoff runs this spring, with ESPN's Tim Bontemps serving as the latest to report as much. 

This new world of overwhelming expectation creates plenty of action on the coaching carousel. Fortunately, CBS Sports has you covered. Over the course of the next several months, we will be tracking every firing and hiring in the NBA, starting with the two that have already come. 

NBA hirings and firings

Sam Quinn joined CBS sports as a basketball writer in 2019. Prior to that, he wrote for 247Sports and Bleacher Report. He is a New York native and NYU graduate who also has roots in Florida and California. Full Bio

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