Coaching in the NBA is a fickle thing. While there are certainly several examples of coaches having a long tenure with one team -- Jerry Sloan with the Utah Jazz, Phil Jackson with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, and, currently, Gregg Popovich with the San Antonio Spurs -- there are countless other examples of coaches getting fired after one season, and, even coaches getting fired mid-season. In a lot of ways, this can be both a blessing and a curse depending upon how you look at it. On the one hand, there's certainly not a lot of job security when you realize you can get fired at any time, but, on the other, just as quickly as you get fired by one team, you can get hired by another.

Here's the latest in the NBA coaching rumor mill:

New York Knicks and Jeff Hornacek

It's safe to say that the Derek Fisher experiment performed worse than the triangle offense in New York. While the team does still have some promising young talent in Kristaps Porzingis, and the veteran experience of a Carmelo Anthony, they have certainly been lacking in proper guidance and direction. Having had a lengthy career in the NBA as a player, and having recently been let go as the coach of the Phoenix Suns, Phil Jacksonand company seem to have their sights set on Hornacek for next season.

D'Antoni favored by the Houston Rockets

After the early season firing of former head coach Kevin McHale, it seems that the Rockets have their target locked on D'Antoni.

D'Antoni has had a rough go of it in his last few attempts at coaching. After seeing his most successful years as head coach of the Phoenix Suns in the Steve Nash/Stoudemire era, D'Antoni hasn't been able to duplicate that success since. Whether it be on the bench of the New York Knicks or Los Angeles Lakers, D'Antoni has not been able to duplicate his early success in recent years.

Perhaps Houston is the right fit to give it another shot.

Orlando looking to Frank Vogel

After seeing some success as head coach of the Indiana Pacers, Frank Vogel is in need of a job, and the Orlando Magic are in need of a coach. It seems that Vogel and the Magic may be the right fit for each other moving forward.

While the Magic haven't exactly enjoyed winning ways in the years since Dwight Howard left, they do have a handful of young, talented players that can very well benefit from both Vogel's guidance and experience. We'll see ultimately how this transpires if and when a deal is made.

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