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PLAYERS: Stan Van Gundy
After Stan Van Gundy's initial comments, most assumed the Magic coach was on his way out. But could Van Gundy's honesty been exactly what the Magic need?

Aftermath of SVG airing Orlando's dirty laundry

It has been a week since Stan Van Gundy answered questions surrounding his future with the Orlando Magic. Last Thursday an everyday post-shootaround interview session turned into a firestorm for the Orlando media circus. Some of Van Gundy's statements were taken slightly out of context. He spent a good chunk of his time in the days after to try and clarify some of the statements...

Magic exec says Howard, Van Gundy can co-exist

Orlando Magic senior vice president Pat Williams would like to see star center Dwight Howard and coach Stan Van Gundy both remain with the franchise long-term. Williams said Monday that restoring the team's health and a deep playoff run would do a lot to help the team move forward. Williams spoke with The Associated Press before addressing a function at Michigan State University...

Magic executive believes Van Gundy-Howard relationship can continue

The noise has died down some in the back halls of the Amway Center after Stan Van Gundy dropped the bombshell that he knew Dwight Howard had gone to management and asked the team to fire him. The media took it and ran with it, especially after Dwight Howard unwittingly approached Van Gundy during the same media gathering and then looked befuddled when members of the media questioned...

Magic exec: Howard, Van Gundy can co-exist

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Orlando Magic senior vice president Pat Williams, who helped found the franchise in 1989, said Monday he would like to see star center Dwight Howard and coach Stan Van Gundy both remain with the franchise for a long time. Williams said restoring the team's health and winning would do a lot to help the franchise move past recent turmoil, capped when...

Magic’s Van Gundy gone after season, Otis Smith to follow?

With all this drama surrounding Dwight Howard and his alleged desire to have his head coach Stan Van Gundy fired, people forget that Orlando Magic owner Rich DeVos also put general manager Otis Smith’s fate in Howard’s hands. And although Howard publicly washed his hands of those responsibilities in the press there is still the belief that he will have a big say so in whether...

Magic rout Pistons without Howard

Orlando coach Stan Van Gundy said his team showed probably its most toughness of the season in grinding out a win against Philadelphia last week to end a five-game losing streak. The Magic may not have had to display that same late-game vigor in their victory over Detroit on Monday night, but they certainly left their coach with plenty more to marvel at. Jason Richardson hit six...

“Superman” or “Baby Boy”

Newton’s law of motion states that “To every action there is always an equal and opposite reaction”. So now to prove this theory we have the Orlando Magic going through the motions with sideshow that is Dwight Howard vs Stan Van Gundy. For years the NBA thrived on owners locking players into long contracts they outplayed, [...]

Immaturity of Magic’s Howard, Lakers’ Bynum hurting their teams

At various points this season the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic were in discussions to swap their star centers Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard. Both teams were looking to move their centers for different reasons but in the end it seems that maybe they were just looking to swap headaches. Bynum has played great for the Lakers during his six year career, when he has played...

Magic PLAYOFF Wands 4/11

Boston, Mass. (34-23) vs. (33-24)   Time/TV: 8 p.m./League PassLine: Celtics by 3Tickets: $27-$690 on TiqIQMagic's Magic Number: 3 Team Record GB 3. Indiana 35-22 -1.5 4. Boston 33-24 0.5 5. Atlanta 34-23 0.5 6. Orlando 34-24 -- 7. Philadelphia 30-27 3.5 8. New York 29-28 4.5 9. Milwaukee 28-29 5.5 1) I was over...
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