2006-07 NBA coaching changes

A rundown of the NBA coaching changes during the 2006-07 season.

Updated: July 5, 2007, 4:09 PM ET
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A rundown of the NBA coaching changes during the 2006-07 season:

A Change At The Top
TEAM OLD COACH NEW COACH
Milwaukee Bucks
Bucks
Terry Stotts -- Story
Stotts was fired with the Bucks at 23-41, last in the Central Division.
Larry Krystkowiak -- Story
Krystkowiak spent nine seasons in the NBA, playing with the Bucks from 1987-92. He missed the 90-91 season after suffering a horrific knee injury in the playoffs the season before.
Charlotte Bobcats Bobcats Bernie Bickerstaff -- Story
Bickerstaff, 67-161 in three seasons, will not return as coach next season but will be invited to stay with the organization.
Sam Vincent -- Story
The 44-year-old Vincent has plenty of coaching experience, but most of it overseas. Vincent has coached just one year in the NBA -- as an assistant. He takes over an expansion team that has won 18, 26 and 33 games in its first three seasons.
Memphis Grizzlies Grizzlies Mike Fratello -- Story
Fratello, who was the Grizzlies' all-time winningest coach, was fired after a 6-24 start.
Tony Barone Sr. -- Story
Barone, the Grizzlies' director of player personnel and an assistant coach was selected as interim coach.
Marc Iavaroni -- Story
Iavaroni, a former player regarded as one of the NBA's top assistants, has spent the past five seasons with the Phoenix Suns.
Sacramento Kings
Kings
Eric Musselman -- Story
Musselman was a disappointment from Oct. 20, when he was arrested on a drunken-driving charge after Sacramento's first preseason game.
Reggie Theus -- Story
Theus, who helped revive the New Mexico State program, will try to do the same with one of the NBA teams that he played for.
Orlando Magic
Magic
Brian Hill -- Story
Hill was fired after his second stint with the Orlando Magic. His stop ended with a 191-104 mark. His second visit wasn't as fortunate. He was fired after a 76-88 record.
Billy Donovan -- Story
Donovan is 296-123 as a college coach and has two national championships in three Final Fours at Florida. He has built a strong reputation as a teacher and motivator but has no pro coaching experience.
Stan Van Gundy -- Story
After Donovan had second thoughts and was released, Van Gundy -- who was the Magic's second choice all along -- took the job and ended Orlando's coaching quandary.
Indiana Pacers Pacers Rick Carlisle -- Story
Carlisle was 181-147 in four seasons in Indiana, but the Pacers stumbed to a 35-47 mark in the 2006-07 season.
Jim O'Brien -- Story
O'Brien previously coached the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. In three playoff appearances, his teams went 14-17.
Houston Rockets Rockets Jeff Van Gundy -- Story
Van Gundy had one season left on a nonguaranteed contract. When the season ended, Van Gundy said he needed time to ponder his future and the Rockets made his decision for him.
Rick Adelman -- Story
Adelman has been out of coaching since the Kings chose not to renew his contract after the 2005-06 season. Sacramento had a winning record and made the playoffs in each of his eight seasons.
Seattle SuperSonics SuperSonics Bob Hill -- Story
Seattle went 31-51 in Hill's only full season as head coach, the Sonics' worst record since the 1985-86 season when they finished with an identical record.
P.J. Carlesimo -- Story
The Sonics hired Carlesimo eight years after he was fired from his last head coaching job and ends Seattle's search that lasted more than two months. Carlesimo spent the last five years as an assistant in San Antonio.
Minnesota Timberwolves Timberwolves Dwane Casey -- Story
The Timberwolves, who are 20-20 and currently in the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference, fired Casey.
Randy Wittman -- Story
Wittman, a longtime Wolves assistant and former Cavaliers head coach, was named the new head coach.