Found July 31, 2012 on Orlando Magic Daily:
Jacque Vaughn had an undistinguished 12-year career as you could have. He started only 123 of 776 career games and only started more than 41 games just once. That one season was in Orlando in 2003, his only season in Orlando. Vaughn signed a one-year deal with Orlando in 2002. He left a year later for Atlanta as Orlando was in its surround-Tracy McGrady-with-whatever-they-could mode without much thought to long-term planning or anything else. This was a time of short-handed rosters and even more short-sighted moves. Vaughn was the point guard the last year this formula worked well enough for the Magic to continue doing it -- although it took a 21-61 disaster to change paths. Vaughn left Orlando having made little impact on the floor -- Darrell Armstrong was the one who finished games although Vaughn started 48 of them -- and continuing to build the experience he touted in his introductory press conference. The one year with Doc Rivers after a long tenure playing for Jerry Sloan le...

Vaughn's flexibility key as he joins the Magic

Shortly after being introduced as the new head coach of the Orlando Magic on Monday, Jacque Vaughn shared what he felt was the best piece of advice he received in the days leading up to him accepting his first head-coaching job. Get good people around you, the 37-year-old former NBA point guard Vaughn said. Its as simple as that. Wise words, indeed, from the nameless mentor. But...

Vaughn says he's ready for 1st head coaching job

Jacque Vaughn says he's ''humbled'' to become the Magic's next head coach and that he's excited to lead the team next season, no matter what Orlando's roster looks in the face of Dwight Howard's unsolved status. Vaughn was named the 10th coach in franchise history over the weekend and was officially introduced in a news conference Monday. He...

Glen Davis, for one, excited about Jacque Vaughn

The first player Jacque Vaughn likely talked to as he introduced himself to his new team was the only player at Amway Center on Monday afternoon. Glen Davis was hanging around the back of the press conference and met with Vaughn afterward. Davis snuck out before the majority of the media could talk with him, but he spoke with John Denton of and gave a ringing endorsement...

Orlando Magic press conference to live on FOX Sports Florida

The television home of the Orlando Magic, FOX Sports Florida, will be covering the Orlando Magic Press Conference LIVE today at 2 p.m. to introduce their new head coach Jacque Vaughn. On Saturday afternoon, the Magic announced that they had tabbed Vaughn, who spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs and was a member of their 2006-07 NBA World Championship...

Report: Howard back on the block

The latest reports indicate that the Magic have re-opened trade talks related to Dwight Howard and that the disgruntled center could be moved by next week.

Magic mum on Howard's future

Dwight Howard is still a member of the Orlando Magic. It would have been hard to predict that with the acrimonious dialogue between the franchise and the Magic since the end of last season. It seems like reports had Howard out of Orlando on at least two occassions this offseason. Yet, when Orlando could not find any offers it liked in late June, the Magic put the trade talks...

Sixers Show Brotherly Love To Maalik Wayns, the Hometown Kid

The Philadelphia 76ers announced earlier on July 31, 2012, the signing of rookie free agent guard and local basketball product Maalik Wayns. Sources say; the deal is for one-year around $500,000. After going undrafted during this year’s NBA Draft, Wayns’ accepted his invitation to play point guard for the Orlando Magic in the 2012 Orlando Pro Summer League, and showed his Philly...

Mavericks, Magic visit about Howard trade

DALLAS Mavs GM Donnie Nelson and Magic GM Orlando GM Rob Hennigan visited last week about a Dwight Howard trade and "will probably talk again,'' Nelson tells Meanwhile, Dwight and the Magic seem done visiting. Does this move Dwight-to-Dallas closer to the front burner? Or is is simply a step towards Dallas becoming the favorite to sign the disgruntled...

Dwight Howard: NBA’s Newest Villain

There is no doubting that Lebron James has been scrutinized over the last two years. From his controversial “the decision” special to his telling fans that they have to “wake up to their lives tomorrow” after being eliminated from the NBA finals last year, Lebron James has not made many fans outside of South Beach. This year however things changed. There was a “passing...

Magic looking up to Spurs

Stop me if you've heard this before, but an NBA franchise with its roots laid in the San Antonio Spurs' system.  In case you missed it, the Orlando Magic hired former Spurs assistant coach Jacques Vaughn as their new head coach.  Before that, they hired Rob Hennigan, who spent time in the Spurs front office before following Sam Presti to Oklahoma City.  Josh Robbins from...

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