Category Archives: NBA Firings

Cheeks Slapped, Pistons Fire Coach After 50 Games

There was definitely “Panic In Detroit” on Sunday, or more accurately Auburn Hills, Michigan as the “Detroit Free Press” reported that the Detroit Pistons fired bench boss Maurice Cheeks on Sunday, just 50-games into a multi-year contract. The move came … Continue reading

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NBA Coach Of The Year George Karl, Fired By Nuggets

When a team from the Association’s bench boss, becomes “NBA Coach Of The Year,” one would think that head coach would be rewarded by his franchise, perhaps with a bonus. To the surprise of many NBA observers, things did not … Continue reading

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Clippers State That CP-3, Had No Involvement In Firing Of Del Negro

There has been lots of conjecture as to how big a role, Los Angeles Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul played in the dismissal of head coach Vinny Del Negro, last month, after the club was knocked-out in the first … Continue reading

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With Byron Gone, Will Cavaliers Re-Sign Brown?

The Byron Scott Era came to an end on Thursday; as the “News Herald” has reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers dismissed their former head coach after three seasons. Scott, still had a year remaining on the contract that he signed … Continue reading

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Sun-Set For Gentry As Phoenix Fires Bench Boss

The Phoenix Suns concluded on Friday morning, that the losing streak that engulfed the club, had to end. They decided that the best way to remedy the situation, would be a new voice in the locker room, so according to a … Continue reading

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New Year, New Coach For Bucks As Scott Skiles Heads Home

For the third time this season, a team from the Association has had a shakeup at the head coaching position, as the “Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel” has reported that the Milwaukee Bucks and former bench boss Scott Skiles have agreed to a “mutual … Continue reading

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Jackson And The Nets? Reports Indicate Coach Has Interest

When the Brooklyn Nets fired former head coach Avery Johnson on Thursday; it was reported that the Team’s Owner Mikhail Prokhorov, had one candidate at the top of his wish list to take over running his squad; former Lakers and … Continue reading

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Nets Push Panic Button, Fire Bench Boss Avery Johnson

Weeks after Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson won the NBA Eastern Conference Coach Of The Month Award for the month of November; the franchise dismissed their former bench boss Thursday afternoon. “The New York Post” has reported that Team … Continue reading

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Panic In Los Angeles Leads To Firing Of Mike Brown As Bench Boss

Longtime observers of the NBA, know that certain teams, operate in a helter-skelter fashion; ignoring the long-term; while constantly altering their short-term goals. One year they will enter a campaign with a roster laden with veterans, only to come back the following season … Continue reading

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New Day In Orlando, Magic Fire Van Gundy Part Ways With Otis Smith

Monday marked the end of an era with the Orlando Magic; as well as the first step in a process to reenergize the franchise, as the “Orlando Sentinel” reported that the team has fired head coach Stan Van Gundy while coming to an agreement … Continue reading

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