Found July 30, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
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 kind of coach that will get a struggling team over the top. In fact, nobody really knows what kind of coach Vaughn will be. He certainly was not hired to win now. Hiring Vaughn seems to point toward the decision from Rob Hennigan and the Magic to rebuild from the ground up. This is not so surprising. Howard reiterating his trade demand and venting some frustration that he had not been traded yet was a sure signal that Orlando has to move on. This, of course, is something a lot of people thought shoudl ahve been done in December... or February... or now. Orlando may get back to that trade effort now that ...

Orlando Magic select Jacque Vaughn as it’s new head coach.

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. To read this feature, please click the link below.

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...

Magic hire Vaughn as head coach

After being considered the front-runner to land the Orlando Magic head coaching job for over two weeks, former San Antonio Spurs player and current assistant coach Jacque Vaughn has been named the head coach of the Magic according to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel.Vaughn is expected to be introduced in a press conference on Monday in Orlando. Since retiring from the NBA in...

Dwight Howard Agent Is The Source Who Leaked That Howard Wanted A Trade

Dwight Howard's agent Dan Fegan was the one who released the secret information that Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic had secret meeting with each other, which only lead to Howard requesting that the Magic go ahead and trade him out of Orlando before the new season begins, according to USA Today. Fegan admitted to releasing the information."On the morning prior to Wednesday...

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...

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.

Jacque Vaughn Hopes To Bring Magic Back To Orlando As New Bench Boss

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...

Saturday Afternoon Links, Featuring Jacque Vaughn

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. Larry Brown Sports: Not surprisingly, Pau Gasol relishes the un-Laker-like role...

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...

Mavericks getting involved with Howard?

Are you ready for the latest Dwight Howard trade rumor? This time the Dallas Mavericks are the new team involved. The Mavericks and Magic have had some conversations in the last week. Dallas General Manager Donnie Nelson confirmed this to Mike Fisher of Mavs GM Donnie Nelson and Magic GM Orlando GM Rob Hennigan visited last week about a Dwight...

David Stern on all the Dwight Howard Trade Rumors

Are you getting tired of all the Dwight Howard talks yet? Well if it was up to the NBA Commissioner he wants the soap opera to continue. Here is what David Stern told USA today in an interview. To me, it is the soap opera our fans turn in for – the drama on the court and the drama off the court,” Stern said. “When we cease to have a story popping up, we probably...

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...

LeBron James, Dwight Howard Lead List of Top 10 NBA Storylines In 2012-13 Season

LeBron James finally won a ring, but his nine other fingers will look a bit naked beside that one bauble. Next up for James is to win a few more pieces of jewelry to even things out. Dwight Howard is still searching for just one, meanwhile, and where his search continues this season remains a mystery. The Orlando Magic center has reportedly been close to being shipped to Brooklyn...
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