Found May 21, 2012 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
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Shocking news here. <that’s sarcasm>  The Orlando Magic have announced that head coach, Stan Van Gundy has been relieved of his duties. In addition to that, GM and President of basketball operations, Otis Smith and the team have mutually agreed to part ways. These expected moves follow up a season that saw Dwight Howard playing [...]
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