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Orlando Magic Daily:
The puzzle pieces are falling into place.
Thursday the Orlando Magic and Jacque Vaughn officially announced his coaching staff. As expected, James Borrego, Wes Unseld, Jr. and Brett Gunning were named assistant coaches. In addition, Laron Profit and Luke Stuckey were added in player development roles. Gordon Chiesa was named special consultant to the head coach.
This is a very young coaching staff that is a little green when it comes to experience. But it is a coaching staff that has an emphasis in player development, if the two coaches who have a specific focus in that area denotes.
The three main assistants, as I noted last week, all have backgrounds in scouting and player development. Unseld started his career as an advance scout for the Wizards in 1997 and was promoted to an assistant coaching position. He spent last year in Golden State with Mark Jackson. Brett Gunning was Houston's director of player development before joining the coaching staff last year. And James Bor...
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New Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn has completed his staff, with the addition of six new assistants.
Vaughn and general manager Rob Hennigan announced Thursday that the team hired James Borrego, Wes Unseld, Jr. and Brett Gunning to serve as Vaughn's main assistants. Laron Profit and Luke Stuckey will lead player development, and Gordon Chiesa was hired as a special consultant...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- New Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn has completed his staff, with the addition of six new assistants.
Vaughn and general manager Rob Hennigan announced Thursday that the team hired James Borrego, Wes Unseld, Jr. and Brett Gunning to serve as Vaughn's main assistants. Laron Profit and Luke Stuckey will lead player development, and Gordon Chiesa was hired...
Orlando Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn announced three assistant coaches and three other members of the support staff for the 2012-13 season. Vaughn, hired to replace fired coach Stan Van Gundy on July 28, hired James Borrego, Wes Unseld Jr. and Brett Gunning. "Each coach brings a unique skill set to the staff," Vaughn said in a news release. "Collectively, this...
The already complete and overdrawn Magic roster is nearing final completion. Looking for a third point guard and some more talent to develop, the Magic are set to sign second-year player E'Twaun Moore, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reported Tuesday.
Moore latched on with the Celtics last year as a second round pick in the 2011 Draft. He averaged 2.9 points per game in...
Do you guys remember the Seinfeld episode where Elaine buys her “friend” Sue Ellen Mishky a bra for her birthday? And then Sue Ellen winds up wearing said bra as a top? Jerry and Kramer wind up getting into a car accident because they saw her walking on the street. That’s not the point though. [...]
E’Twaun Moore, one of the moving pieces in the trade that brought Courtney Lee to Boston, has signed a two-year contract with the Orlando Magic worth a reported league minimum for two years. The Magic have yet to release exact details of the signing, but minimum salaries are based on a sliding scale that increases [...]
Orlando will open training camp on Oct. 1.
Click on photo to read more about Jay DeMerit’s quality move
Nice little story for your Friday afternoon. See not all professional athletes are jerks. Granted this is the MLS, but it’s still a quality move from DeMerit. The Whitecaps lost 2-1 so it wasn’t like they got their butts kicked.
Thus continuing the downfall – Here’s Hope Solo’s ESPN E:60 Interview...