JACQUE VAUGHN RUMORS

Magic seek patience as youth develops

ORLANDO, Fla. -- From general manager Rob Hennigan to coach Jacque Vaughn down to the players who finished out the season, the Orlando Magic insist they have improved from the year before. But going from 20 to 23 victories doesn't represent the type of accelerated growth that makes those around the NBA sit up and take notice. And when Hennigan was asked Thursday what Magic fans...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Rob Hennigan’s Orlando Magic 2014 Exit Interview

Here’s Orlando Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan answering a lot of important questions as the franchise moves into a key period that is the 2014 offseason. As always with ‘Henny’ there was a plethora of information to be digested in regards to the draft, evaluating Jacque Vaughn, how the team met his benchmark goals, what may happen with Arron Afflalo and Jameer Nelson, and...
Via Magic Basketball Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heading toward the end, Nets dispose of Magic

The light is at the end of the tunnel. Everyone seems to recognize that, even Jacque Vaughn as he decided (at long last) to let a decent lineup ride toward the end of the fourth quarter even though it meant playing the same lineup for the entire fourth quarter (a bench lineup at that), making a substitution only to replace a fouled out Andrew Nicholson. Arron Afflalo, Victor Oladipo...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle O'Quinn bounces back as the Magic beat the Timberwolves 100-92

On March 8, Jacque Vaughn fundamentally altered the Orlando Magic's starting lineup. Vaughn made second-year big man Kyle O'Quinn the team's starting power forward, partly to see how O'Quinn would fare against better players. Saturday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves offered the Magic an opportunity to test O'Quinn in a different way. It allowed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

State of the Magic: Vaughn seeing growth in young players

For much of the Orlando Magic's recent nine-game losing streak, coach Jacque Vaughn insisted he could see signs his players were getting better. Considering the Magic went a month without beating anyone except the woebegone Philadelphia 76ers, it was understandable his comments were greeted from outside with an amount of skepticism. But the incremental improvement in a first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacque Vaughn has special guest for first game

Players and coaches from the San Antonio Spurs surrounded first-year head coach Jacque Vaughn with hugs and congratulations after the Magic beat the Spurs in the preseason meeting on Oct. 21. It was in the Spurs organization where Vaughn was given the opportunity to realize his coaching ability as he learned under mentor and friend, Gregg Popovich. Vaughn said the Spurs collective...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Magic's Vaughn adds 6 assistants to coaching staff

New Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn has completed his staff, with the addition of six new assistants. Vaughn and general manager Rob Hennigan announced Thursday that the team hired James Borrego, Wes Unseld, Jr. and Brett Gunning to serve as Vaughn's main assistants. Laron Profit and Luke Stuckey will lead player development, and Gordon Chiesa was hired as a special consultant...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Vaughn's flexibility key as he joins the Magic

Shortly after being introduced as the new head coach of the Orlando Magic on Monday, Jacque Vaughn shared what he felt was the best piece of advice he received in the days leading up to him accepting his first head-coaching job. Get good people around you, the 37-year-old former NBA point guard Vaughn said. Its as simple as that. Wise words, indeed, from the nameless mentor. But...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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.
Via Players View
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Shaq criticizes Vaughn as Magic's choice for head coach

Nothing is official yet but it appears that San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Jacque Vaughn will be the next head coach of the Orlando Magic. The Magic are still narrowing down their options but Vaughn appears to be the frontrunner. There’s nothing that should indicate that Vaughn would be a bad head coach, but there’s one guy who’s not happy with the Magic’s decision. Former...
Via Project Spurs
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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