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Odds are good Igor Kokoskov will be the next NBA head coach fired

Oddsmakers believe that the most likely coach to be fired next is the Phoenix Suns’ Igor Kokoskov.

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Igor Kokoskov has been the head coach of the Phoenix Suns for a grand total of 60 games, and at least one oddsmaker thinks that he will be next NBA head coach that’s fired.

Yes, the fine people at OddsShark think Kokoskov, who was hired by the Suns on May 2nd, 2018, will not be in Phoenix long. He has led the Suns to a 11-49 record this season, and the team is currently suffering through a franchise-record 16-game losing streak.

Three teams have already parted ways with their head coach this season. On October 28th, the Cavaliers fired Tyronn Lue after an 0-6 start. December 3rd, Chicago parted ways with Fred Hoiberg after the Bulls opened 5-19. Last month, the Timberwolves moved on from Tom Thibodeau.

If Suns owner Robert Sarver elected to end Kokoskov’s employment before the conclusion of the season, it would be the first in-season coaching change for Phoenix since way back in 2017 when Earl Watson was dismissed three games into the 2017-18 campaign.

For now Kokoskov is the guy, and his next crack and snapping this historic losing streak will come tonight, when the Suns meet the Hawks in Atlanta. Tip is scheduled for 5 p.m. Phoenix time.

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