Adrian Griffin Becomes Orlando’s New Lead Assistant

Scott Skiles has his first Orlando Magic staffing hire. It’s not James Borrego or Igor Kokoskov, but former NBA player Adrian Griffin. The 6’5″ 40-year-old played 9 seasons for the Celtics, Mavericks, Rockets, Bulls, and Seattle. Not bad for a wing player that went undrafted. Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel reports that Griffin will indeed by Skiles’ lead coaching assistant...
Via Magic Basketball Online
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal Receives Standing Ovation from Magic Fans in Return

AP Photo/John Raoux One of the biggest questions going into Friday night’s Orlando Magic contest against the Detroit Pistons: Would Magic fans boo Shaquille O’Neal? And the answer is… No boos, just a lot of standing cheers for the 3rd man to be inducted into the franchise’s Hall of Fame. The Amway Center crowd in between the first quarter and second period break accepted...
Via Magic Basketball Online
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic look to build momentum at home coming out of All-Star break

ORLANDO, Fla. -- With seven of their next eight games coming at home, and with the knowledge that James Borrego will remain their coach for the rest of the season, the Orlando Magic have an opportunity to build on the modest momentum they had going into the NBA All-Star break. But the memory of what happened during the holidays in late December is still fresh enough in their minds...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Hire Igor Kokoskov as Assistant; Borrego Head Coach Rest of Season

The Orlando Magic have named Igor Kokoskov the lead assistant coach for at least the rest of this season. It’s of little surprise that James Borrego will finish out this ’14-’15 campaign as interim Head Coach. Kokoskov has a lot of experience for a 43-year-old. He’s spent 14 seasons as an assistant coach in the NBA, most recently with the Cleveland Cavaliers during the...
Via Magic Basketball Online
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic interim coach Borrego to finish the season

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Orlando Magic interim coach James Borrego will remain in that post at least through the end of the season. In addition, the team announced Tuesday that it has added Igor Kokoskov (kuh-KOS-kov) as an assistant coach. Borrego took over after Jacque Vaughn was fired earlier this month following a 15-37 start to his third season. Vaughn's assistant coaches Brett Gunning...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Borrego to coach Magic rest of season, Kokoskov added as assistant

The Orlando Magic have informed James Borrego that he will be their head coach for the remainder of season and have also hired a new lead assistant, Igor Kokoskov, to help him out. The Magic have gone 2-2 since promoting Borrego from an assistant coach after the firing of Jacque Vaughn on Feb. 5. They have held their opponents under 100 points in all four games after giving up more...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Byron Scott to add European coach Igor Kokoskov to staff?

With training camp looming, new Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott is in the final stages of putting together his coaching staff, which is already reportedly set to feature Mark Madsen and Jim Eyen. According to Marc Stein from ESPN, Scott is close to adding European coach Igor Kokoskov to his staff. The Serbian Kokoskov has previously worked with the University of Missouri...
Via Lakerholicz.com
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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