Found November 12, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
This summer nearly half the league's coaches lost their jobs. This was not the usual coaching carousel either. Seven of the 16 Playoff coaches also were looking for work when the season began. That is simply an astounding number. Two of those coaches even had home court advantage in the first round. Winning is no longer a key to job security and that has coaches getting a little scared. Very scared, according to Sean Deveney of Sporting News: As one coach, who asked for anonymity because he is still employed, told Sporting News, “Everyone’s scared s---less out there. There’s different criteria being measured on coaches and it is not just winning. You can win your ass off and still get fired. That’s why, we talked about it as coaches—we just got to keep coaching, and take it seriously and not let it be taken away or get minimized, from a coaching standpoint.” There are nine first-time head coaches and that includes Memphis replacing Lionel Hollins with David Joeger and 50...
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