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Atlanta's front office knew there was work to do following an underachieving season capped off with an unceremonious playoff exit. Team owner Tony Ressler said the organization had been complacent and everyone had to improve. 

After assistant coach Chris Jent was hired to serve on the Los Angeles Lakers coaching staff, the organization's off-season to-do list became more daunting. Below are ten coaches that could not only fill Jent's role but perhaps a larger role should the situation arise where they need it.

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (right) reviews a play with assistant coach Earl Watson before a game against the Chicago Bulls at Scotiabank Arena.
Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger calls out to the players during the first quarter against the Toronto Raptors at Golden 1 Center.
LA Clippers assistant coach Brian Shaw stands on the court before the game against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center.
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Larry Drew reacts in the second quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at Quicken Loans Arena.
Los Angeles Lakers assistant head coach David Fizdale watches game action against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half at Arena.
Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks reacts during the fourth quarter of game two in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center.
Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball (2) and head coach James Borrego talk during a time out in the first half against the Miami Heat at FTX Arena.
Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Sam Cassell during the third quarter against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center.
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) stands with head coach Frank Vogel (L) during the first half against the Miami Heat at FTX Arena.
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) and head coach Quin Snyder speak during a break in action in the fourth quarter at Vivint Arena.

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