You may or may not have heard, but the Sacramento Kings have just fired their head coach, and placed the interim tag on former Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin. Corbin coached Deron Williams, Al Jefferson, Paul Millsap, Andrei Kirilenko, Devin Harris, Mo Williams, Raja Bell, DeMarre Carroll, Randy Foye, Josh Howard, Richard Jefferson, Earl Watson, Jamaal Tinsley, and Marvin Williams. All of those veterans knew the game, and for the most part still had something to give a team trying to win. Corbin also had the delight to coach Quin Snyder's best players too -- Derrick Favors, Gordon Hayward, Enes Kanter, Alec Burks, Trey Burke, and Rudy Gobert. The only difference is that while Corbin enjoyed that level of youth and vigor as (mostly) bench depth -- Snyder's bench is Gobert, Trevor Booker, and three rookies: Dante Exum, Joe Ingles, and Rodney Hood.
One coach had no previous head coaching experience, but given full support by the franchise, plenty of All-Stars (D-Will, Sap, Ak-47, Josh, MoLo, Devin, RJ), and lots of time. The other has a team with an average age of 24, and a bench even younger, but had been coaching for a long time.
Both were first year NBA head coaches with the post- Jerry Sloan Jazz. And, as the fates would have it, after 24 games have the same record.
The game-by-game coaching win% is interesting to me. Snyder had a chance to go .500 earlier this season when the team was 3-4; but he couldn't get it. Corbin was close to .500 for a looong while, but he tapered off quite at bit. I don't know how long either of them will have as a head coach in the NBA, but I do know that there are a lot of war drums for the Kings to hire George Karl. But at least for now, the last two Jazz head coaches are NBA head coaches at the same time. It'll be interesting to see how their teams do from here on out.