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It was one of the most bizzare and strange moments in NBA history. It turned out to be unintentional comedy and a sign of how bad things had gotten, or were about to get, in Orlando during interminable Dwight-mare that enveloped the 2012 Magic.
Van Gundy revealed publicly back in April that Dwight Howard had talked to management about getting him fired back and then, in the msot bizzare twist of the Dwight-mare, Howard came up to him, put his arm around his shoulder and joked with his coach, completely oblivious to the bombshell Van Gundy had just dropped. When Howard was asked directly about the incident, he denied it and asked who had told the media. He seemed in disbelief at what had happened moments before he stepped into the media scrum.
No one knew how much thought and planning went into what Stan Van Gundy did that Thursday morning in April. Perhaps it was the circumstances that made it worse.
Van Gundy revealed his thought process to the whole thing on a podcast with D...
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