Found May 22, 2012 on roundballchat.com:
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There is only one word to describe the Orlando Magic season “drama”. On Monday the Magic fired coach Stan Van Gundy and parted ways with general manager Otis Smith. The Magic were a cirrus this season mainly centered around star center Dwight Howard. It seemed there were trade rumors everyday involving Howard. Then there were all the reports than Howard wanting trade then he didn’t want traded. Then towards the end of the season there were reports than Howard wanted Van Gundy fired. Well, if true Howard got his wish. He is only one still standing in Orlando. Magic CEO Alex Martins commented on the moves. “It’s time for a new leadership and a new approach,” Martins said at a news conference to discuss the moves. “We simply came to the decision that we were not on the right track,” Martins said those consecutive first-round playoff exits were “simply not good enough.” Martins addressed that dispute directly, saying “At no time during that time did Dwight ask me to ha...
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