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Vinny Del Negro
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Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, is extremely fortunate as he was the right man at the right time, when the Chicago Bulls hired the former Boston Celtics assistant coach to replace Vinny Del Negro two-years ago. Thibodeau inherited a team that was filled with talent and only needed proper direction, which he provided. His first year on the bench, Chicago ended the regular season with the best record in the Eastern Conference, the club’s point guard Derrick Rose won the NBA MVP Award and Thibodeau got himself the NBA Coach Of The Year Award. The squad went to the Eastern Conference Finals, where they lost to the Miami Heat, but it was far further than anybody outside of the organization thought they would get prior to the start of the campaign.
The Bulls bench boss situation was atypical for most first time head coaches in the Association, especially due to the fact that he came from outside the franchise. Rookie head coaches usually cut their teeth like former Detroit Piston...
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ORLANDO- The Magic took a huge step towards stability today when they announced that former point guard Jacque Vaughn will fill its vacant head coach position.
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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...
Jacque Vaughn has been hired as the Orlando Magic's next head coach.
The team made the announcement Saturday morning. Vaughn will be introduced formally at a news conference Monday afternoon.
The 37-year-old Vaughn becomes the 10th coach in team history and replaces Stan Van Gundy, who was fired May 21. Vaughn played 12 seasons in the NBA, including 80 games for the Magic in...
A little more than a month after hiring a new general manager, the Orlando Magic announced the coach taking over for Stan Van Gundy.
Jacque Vaughn, who played for Orlando during the 2002-03 season and was an assistant coach with San Antonio the past two years, will be the new head coach of the Magic, GM Rob Hennigan announced Saturday.
"We are beyond excited to name Jacque...
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.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- 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...
The Orlando Magic have hired Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach. A team official said the Magic will hold a press conference Monday afternoon to introduce Vaughn, a former NBA point guard who spent the past two seasons as a San Antonio Spurs assistant coach. Vaughn, only 37, has been a hot name this [...]
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The Orlando Magic have hired Jacque Vaughn as their new coach. Vaughn just retired from the NBA in 2009 and spent the past two seasons as an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs. There’s a connection here, newly minted Magic GM Rob Hennigan worked with former Spurs Exec Sam Presti. Presti was with the Spurs [...]
Jacque Vaughn spent the past two seasons as an assistant with the Spurs.
It is not quite a trade involving Dwight Howard, but the Magic have begun moving forward toward their uncertain future. The Magic hired Spurs assistant coach Jacque Vaughn to be their head coach.
This is not a move that likely will convince Dwight Howard to rescind his trade request. After all, Vaughn has only two years of coaching experience and he is not (as far as we know) the...
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...
Orlando Sentinel: The Magic have a new head coach: Jacque Vaughn. You may remember Vaughn, a former point guard of the Jazz, Hawks, Magic, Nets, and Spurs, getting his ankles broken by Allen Iverson. Vaughn is still just 37 years old, which makes him younger than three players on the New York Knicks.
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