NBA rookie coaches finally get shot


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Phoenix Suns head coach Igor Kokoskov speaks to the media Monday, May 14, 2018, in Phoenix.

Brad Stevens' first opportunity to become an NBA head coach was presented to him by Boston. Same goes for Tyronn Lue, with Cleveland. Same goes for Steve Kerr, with Golden State.

Lloyd Pierce smiles as he is introduced as the Atlanta Hawks' new head coach Monday, May 14, 2018, in Atlanta.

James Borrego speaks to the media after he was introduced as the new head coach of the Charlotte Hornets during an NBA basketball news conference in C...

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