The Sacramento Kings plan on firing George Karl after their final game before the All-Star break.
The Kings have internally decided a change is necessary and that it likely will happen after their final game at the Philadelphia 76ers.
Sacramento lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-100 on Monday.
Corliss Williamson is the overwhelming favorite to be named interim head coach.
Concerns have been accumulating for weeks about Karl.
Vivek Ranadive has hoped the Kings would break their nine-season playoff drought before moving into their new arena.
The Kings' next coach will be their ninth since the 06-07 season. The decision on Karl belongs solely to Vlade divac.