Rick Carlisle Resigns As Mavericks Coach After 13 Seasons
Provided By - Video Elephant on June 18, 2021
Rick Carlisle is stepping down as head coach of the Dallas Mavericks, the team have confirmed.
Carlisle, who has been at the Mavericks for 13 seasons, still had two years left on his contract.
Carlisle led Dallas to an NBA championship in 2011 and had a regular-season record of 555-478.
"Rick helped us bring the O'Brien Trophy and those are memories I will always cherish. I want to thank Rick for all he gave this franchise and this city, Mark Cuban," Dallas Mavericks Owner.
Cuban had previously said that the Mavericks had no intention of changing coaches ahead of next season.
Carlisle has left the Mavericks at a time where many teams in the NBA are looking for their next coach.
Portland, Boston, Orlando, Washington, Indiana and New Orleans are all possible destinations for the 61-year-old.