Found May 27, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
TEAMS: Orlando Magic
  Looks like the Magic organization is finally getting serious about finding a suitable GM replacement as this would help in getting away with the tomfoolery that was associated with. Via Y! Sports: Thunder vice president and assistant general manager Troy Weaver and Spurs assistant GM Dennis Lindsey have been targeted, and Orlando has been [...]

Smart move …Magic prepared to move Howard!

The Orlando Magic are reportedly ready to part ways with enigmatic center Dwight Howard!Okay, Eye On Sports NBA fans, how many of you are absolutely sick and tired of all the drama surrounding Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic and just want to see their failed marriage come to a swift end?Well, apparently, the Magic are tired of dealing with Howard’s nonsense and are prepared...

Jeff Van Gundy takes shots at the Orlando Magic

ESPN NBA commentator (and former Knicks and Rockets coach) Jeff Van Gundy had some choice words for Dwight Howard and Orlando Magic CEO Jeff Martins on Friday. Van Gundy has some personal connection to the rumored Howard-endorsed firing of Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy, his brother. “To hide behind the fact or try to make everyone believe that Dwight Howard didn’t have a...

What Went Right: An 'improved' Ryan Anderson

Over the next few weeks Orlando Magic Daily will be taking a look at the things that went right and wrong this season as Orlando ended its season with a disappointing first-round loss to Indiana. Ryan Anderson was the Most Improved Player for the NBA in 2011-12. He was a first-time, full-time starter and a deadly efficient shooter. His scoring average jumped from 10.6 to 16.1 points...

Report: Magic eye OKC, Spurs for GM

The Orlando Magic have targeted Thunder vice president and assistant general manager Troy Weaver and Spurs assistant general manager Dennis Lindsey in their search for a new general manager, Yahoo! Sports reported Saturday, citing sources. The pair have emerged as serious candidates to replace Otis Smith in the Magic's front office, and Orlando has already been granted permission...

Stan Van Gundy will reportedly take a year off from coaching

After eventful year in Orlando where he admitted Dwight Howard wanted him fired despite Howard denying it, Stan Van Gundy was eventually fired. And with open jobs in Charlotte, Portland, and possibly Los Angeles (Clippers), Van Gundy was obviously a candidate for at least one, if not all of those jobs. But according to the NY Daily News, Van Gundy won’t be coaching any of those...

Poor drafting the cause for Magic's fall?

The Orlando Magic's fall was sudden and hard. The team went from a perennial contender to a postseason afterthought trying to hold onto its superstar at all costs (no matter the cost or the missteps along the way). Orlando is desperate for any kind of help right now. Especially cheap help. The cheapest way to get that kind of help is through the draft. Rookie contracts are relatively...

Will The Magic Really Trade Dwight Howard This Summer?

Four years can be a lifetime in the NBA; as the Orlando Magic can attest to after seeing their fortunes radically altered since they lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2009 NBA Finals. The club that represented the Eastern Conference in the big dance that season is now a team in transition; looking to fill the voids at the General Manager and head coach slots. Former G.M.Otis...

Offense/Defense – Orlando Magic’s Future Is Up In The Air

A few weeks ago Nathan Bronson, who heads the sports department for my main content partner Mevio, approached me about creating a new show with them. I came up with the title Offense/Defense after we settled on a format that included back and forth sports debate.  This is our fourth and newest episode in which we talk about the firings and shakeup with the Orlando Magic and debate...

Howard Denies Involvement In Van Gundy's Dismissal

Dwight Howard insists that he had no role in the decision to fire Stan Van Gundy.
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