After compiling a record of 250-181 during his tenure with the Indiana Pacers, the organization decided to let Frank Vogel go. In his six years there, the Pacers reached the playoffs five times, only missing out on the dance in 2014-15 when Paul George was out for most of the season with his horrific leg injury.

In both 2013 and 2014, Vogel headed strong teams that reached the Eastern Conference Finals. On both occasions, they were ousted by the LeBron James and the Miami Heat.

Their head coach, Erik Spoelstra, responded to what he considers to be a troubling decision by Larry Bird and the rest of Indiana’s front office.

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The Pacers’ decision to move on from Vogel serves as a reminder to the cruel nature of the coaching carousel in the NBA.

More than 50 percent of the league’s active head coaches have joined their respective franchises in the last three years. That incredibly high turnover rate is why Spoelstra is tied with the Mavs‘ (and formerly the Pacers’) Rick Carlisle for the second-longest tenure in the NBA at 640 games.

Number one? San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich, who more than doubles that with 1,574 games coached for the Spurs since 1996.