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2021 coaching changes: Who's gone, who's been hired?

Taking stock of the coaching changes in the NBA since the start of the 2020-21 season.

From NBA.com Staff

Here’s a quick look at which NBA teams have undergone coaching changes since the start of the 2020-21 season:


Atlanta Hawks

Out: Lloyd Pierce (Pierce out as coach after two seasons)

In: Nate McMillan (McMillan named coach after serving as interim)


Boston Celtics

Out: Brad Stevens (Celtics move Stevens into team president role)

In: Ime Udoka (Former 76ers assistant Udoka becomes Celtics’ coach)


Dallas Mavericks

Out: Rick Carlisle (Carlisle steps down as Mavericks coach)

In: Jason Kidd (Mavs hire Kidd as coach, Nico Harrison as GM)

New Mavericks coach Jason Kidd is tasked with shaping the play and development of Luka Doncic.


Indiana Pacers

Out: Nate Bjorkgren (Pacers move on from Bjorkgren after 1 season)

In: Rick Carlisle (Carlisle returns to franchise he coached from 2003-07)


New Orleans Pelicans

Out: Stan Van Gundy (Pelicans done with Van Gundy after 1 season)

In: Willie Green (Green tabbed 8th coach in franchise history)

Dennis Scott and Quentin Richardson discuss why Stan Van Gundy was let go in New Orleans.


Orlando Magic

Out: Steve Clifford (Magic, Clifford agree to part ways)

In: Jamahl Mosley (Orlando hires veteran assistant Mosley)


Portland Trail Blazers

Out: Terry Stotts (Blazers move on from Stotts after 9 seasons)

In: Chauncey Billups (Portland officially hires Billups as coach)


Washington Wizards

Out: Scott Brooks (Wizards, Brooks agree to part ways)

In: Wes Unseld Jr. (Washington hires, welcomes home Unseld Jr.)

After 5 seasons and 1 playoff series, Washington decides to part ways with coach Scott Brooks.

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