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As NBA coaching changes mount, some lament the lack of job security


AP Basketball Writer

MIAMI (AP) — Miami’s Erik Spoelstra and Denver’s Michael Malone are two of the four NBA coaches to have spent at least eight years with their current team. They know how rare that is. Spoelstra and Malone both spoke out Monday following the recent dismissals of three coaches who aren’t far removed from great success. That’s 2019 NBA champion Nick Nurse, 2021 champion Mike Budenholzer and 2021 Western Conference champion and 2022 coach of the year Monty Williams. Nurse was fired by Toronto, Budenholzer by Milwaukee and Williams by Phoenix. And then on Tuesday, Philadelphia dismissed Doc Rivers.

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