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NBA coaching tracker, latest updates: Celtics to hire Ime Udoka, per report; Rick Carlisle leaves Mavs

The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and as teams get bounced from the postseason, coaches are getting the pink slip as franchises try to overhaul things before next season. The Boston Celtics shockingly made two massive moves as coach Brad Stevens will be transitioning to become the franchise's new president, replacing longtime president Danny Ainge, who decided to step down. Now, Stevens and the Celtics are reportedly close to finalizing a deal to make Nets assistant Ime Udoka his replacement on the sideline, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Report: Why Rick Carlisle Stepped Down From Mavericks Job

In what was arguably the most surprising departure of the NBA season, longtime Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle stepped down mere days after his team were eliminated in the NBA playoffs. Carlisle’s reasons have been vague, but a new report may hint at the answer. Appearing on The Rich...

Rick Carlisle left Mavs due to Donnie Nelson's departure?

Rick Carlisle stepped down as the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks last week. He spent 13 seasons at the helm of the franchise, and so his abrupt decision to leave with time remaining on his contract caught a lot of people off guard. Immediately, various stories began to emerge...
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New Orleans Pelicans: Why the Pelicans should pass on Rick Carlisle

The New Orleans Pelicans surprised the NBA world by parting ways with Stan Van Gundy after only one season in the Crescent City. I don’t think anyone is shocked that it didn’t work out, but the timing was a bit surprising, as most felt SVG would be given a little more time to turn things around.

Luka Doncic mocked, taunted Rick Carlisle during Mavericks games?

The Dallas Mavericks are an absolute disaster right now. Earlier this week, Donnie Nelson left the organization after spending the last 16 years as the head of the front office. Then Rick Carlisle stepped down abruptly, despite seemingly having received a vote of confidence from ownership. So what happened, exactly?

Rick Carlisle could return to coach Pacers?

Rick Carlisle was head coach for one of the more memorable eras of Indiana Pacers basketball. Now he might get a chance to run it back with the team nearly a decade-and-a-half later. Speaking this week on “The Hoop Collective,” ESPN’s Tim MacMahon hinted at the possibility of Carlisle returning...

After 13 years, Rick Carlisle says goodbye to Mavericks; hello to Celtics?

Former University of Virginia guard Rick Carlisle has resigned as head coach of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks after 13 years with the organization. Carlisle, who played at UVA from 1983-84 after transferring from Maine, informed Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, that he will not return next season. Cuban had recently supported Carlisle, who had two years remaining on his contract.
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Rick Carlisle Rumors: Former Mavericks Coach Linked to Bucks, Pacers Vacancies

Former Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle may not stay unemployed for very long. Appearing on Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective podcast (h/t RealGM.com), ESPN's Tim MacMahon said Carlisle could end up with the Milwaukee Bucks if they decide to move on from Mike Budenholzer. MacMahon added "there's a...
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NBA Rumors: Mavericks Assistant Coach Favored To Replace Rick Carlisle

Rick Carlisle ends his tenure with the Dallas Mavericks a day after Donnie Nelson stepped down as GM. The exits of Nelson and Carlisle will unlikely affect Luka Doncic's contract extension. Jamahl Mosely is leading to replace Carlisle as Mavs head coach. The Dallas Mavericks will be in for a...
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Orlando Magic: Go and get Rick Carlisle at all costs

In a move that surprised some last month, the Orlando Magic and head coach Steve Clifford parted ways. The reasons for this have been suspiciously lacking, with a number of theories put forward. The most obvious being that the organization has entered another rebuild, and that Clifford has a record of taking good teams and pushing them into the playoffs.