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Scott Skiles a ‘serious candidate’ for Orlando Magic job

Scott Skiles could be getting back into coaching, and it could be with his former team. The Orlando Magic on Thursday fired head coach Jacque Vaughn, who was in the middle of his third unsuccessful season as the team’s head coach. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported news of the firing and says Skiles could be a...Read More
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott Skiles Emerges As Serious Candidate For Magic

Scott Skiles is a serious candidate to eventually become head coach of the Orlando Magic. Skiles played for the Magic during his playing career. Skiles was most recently head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks following stints with the Chicago Bulls and Phoenix Suns.
Via RealGM
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott Skiles, Mark Jackson Candidates For Magic Head Coaching Job

If the Orlando Magic eventually fire Jacque Vaughn as head coach, sources say Scott Skiles and Mark Jackson are two candidates. Skiles most recently was head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and was a member of the Magic during his playing career. Jackson is currently a broadcaster with ESPN following his dismissal last season by the Golden State Warriors.
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team interviewed George Karl; may reach out to Larry Brown, Scott Skiles

You thought the Lakers’ list of coaching candidates was long? Well, it just got longer. According to Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne from ESPN, the Lakers have already interviewed George Karl and are now discussing the possibility of reaching out to Larry Brown and Scott Skiles. Karl’s name first came up weeks ago, and seeing as he was roommates at North Carolina with Lakers...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Interested In Larry Brown, Scott Skiles

The Los Angeles Lakers are internally discussing reaching out to Scott Skiles and Larry Brown. The Lakers are preferring an established coach with previous experience and have seemed to rule out Derek Fisher. Brown is currently head coach at SMU, while Skiles was most recently with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Via RealGM
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers will reach out to Larry Brown, Scott Skiles

The Los Angeles Lakers plan on reaching out to Larry Brown and Scott Skiles to discuss their head coaching vacancy, according to ESPN. The Lakers have already interviewed Byron Scott, Alvin Gentry, Lionel Hollins and Mike Dunleavy. They have also been linked to George Karl and Derek Fisher. Mitch Kupchak... The post Lakers Will Reach Out To Larry Brown & Scott Skiles appeared...
Via Hoops-Nation
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bogut Credits Scott Skiles For Developing His Play On Defense

Andrew Bogut signed a three-year, $36 million contact extension with the Golden State Warriors in October and he credits the coaching of Scott Skiles during his tenure with the Milwaukee Bucks. "Thankfully playing under Scott one thing I learned was to really play defense as a big," Bogut said. "That's helped me get the contract I did here." Bogut was the first overall pick by the...
Via RealGM
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaq wants to make Shaq-Fu 2

One of the greatest (read: worst) video games ever made was the Super Nintendo classic Shaq-Fu. The plot of the game involved Shaquille O'Neal, a dojo and several levels of hilarity. It was universally panned and is considered one of the worst video games ever made. It also had the added negative effect of keeping O'Neal out of NBA Jam, an unforgiveable crime to Magic fans who...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic will wear throwback jerseys in 10 games this season

via Orlando Magic press release ORLANDO, Fla. -- In celebration of the Orlando Magic's 25th anniversary season and to honor the rich history of Orlando Magic basketball, the team will don the original jersey -- the signature black, pinstriped jersey with throwback team logos worn through the 1989-94 seasons -- starting with the matchup Saturday night with the Miami Heat. The team...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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