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Extension or Not, Rob Hennigan Must Reel in Real Results

You’ve seen the report by now from Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. The Orlando Magic are potentially looking to give Rob Hennigan to an extension on his contract. Last May, the team extended ‘Henny’ and now former Head Coach Jacque Vaughn through the ’15-’16 season. Extensions now-a-days mean very little in regards to job security. Just look at all college and professional...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Orlando Magic to Extend Contract of GM Rob Hennigan

Despite a turbulent season that culminated in the firing of head coach Jacque Vaughn, the Orlando Magic are looking to extend the contract of general manager Rob Hennigan, according to Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. On the surface, it would seem such a decision is premature. The Magic are in the third year of a rebuilding effort and remain a long way from contention in the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 4 Potential Coaching Vacancies, Who Fills Them

Thus far in the 2014-2015 NBA season three head coaches have lost their jobs. Mike Malone, formerly the Kings head coach, led the way followed by Orlando’s release of Jacque Vaughn, and most recently Brian Shaw in Denver. George Karl quickly filled the Kings’ coaching hole, but Orlando and Denver stay committed to their interim head coaches for the rest of the season. Along with...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 4 Potential Coaching Vacancies, Who Fills Them

Thus far in the 2014-2015 NBA season three head coaches have lost their jobs. Mike Malone, formerly the Kings head coach, led the way followed by Orlando’s release of Jacque Vaughn, and most recently Brian Shaw in Denver. George Karl quickly filled the Kings’ coaching hole, but Orlando and Denver stay committed to their interim head coaches for the rest of the season. Along with...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs video ‘Too Many Pops’ parodies Adult Swim short, ‘Too Many Cooks’

So you guys remember that Adult Swim short, Too Many Cooks (a short that parodies 80s/90s sitcom intros that somehow transitions into other genres)? Well, Caleb Saenz did some work and edited a Spurs parody of that. Check out “Too Many Pops”: It was cool seeing old Spurs like Jacque Vaughn, Bruce Bowen, and Danny Ferry on there. Fantastic parody. *** Gregg Popovich pic from...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic quickly establish defensive identity under Borrego

ORLANDO, Fla. -- As recently as three weeks ago, few people other than those inside the Orlando Magic organization knew who James Borrego was. That was far less a concern to him than determining exactly who the Magic were. When the 37-year-old native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, with no previous head coaching experience outside of a couple of NBA summer leagues took over Feb. 5 for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando Locker Room is Buying into Borrego; More Pelicans-Magic Interviews

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images The second half of that win over the Pelicans was mighty impressive. That Orlando Magic locker room has bought into what ever interim Head Coach James Borrego has been saying. The evidence is there 5 games under J.B., Jacque Vaughn just wasn’t getting his message across to this roster. Hopefully this nice stretch of Orlando play continues...
Via Magic Basketball Online
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando to keep James Borrego for the rest of the season

The Orlando Magic has decided that it will keep interim head coach James Borrego in that same position through the end of the year. After firing Jacque Vaughn, the Magic were putting out feelers for potential coaching candidates, but decided to take the time to find a good fit and bring in a veteran coach after the season is over. Names like Scott Skiles — an ex-Magic player and...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando to keep James Borrego for the rest of the season

The Orlando Magic has decided that it will keep interim head coach James Borrego in that same position through the end of the year. After firing Jacque Vaughn, the Magic were putting out feelers for potential coaching candidates, but decided to take the time to find a good fit and bring in a veteran coach after the season is over. Names like Scott Skiles — an ex-Magic player and...
Via Bloguin Best
February 18, 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

Top 10 Magic Victories During Jacque Vaughn’s Head Coach Reign

It wasn’t all bad for former Orlando Magic Head Coach Jacque Vaughn. There were some very quality victories during his 58-158 reign over the last two and a half years. Let’s go through ten of the best wins. This isn’t a list of JV’s best ‘coached’ games, just the most entertaining ones. This Top 10 will be conducted in chronological order.   November 2, 2012 Nothing...
Via Magic Basketball Online
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Oust Jacque Vaughn After Disappointing Half-Season

The Orlando Magic fired head coach Jacque Vaughn after a 10-game losing streak and a season-long inability to build a cohesive team. Jacque Vaughn, a first-time head coach, took control of the post-Dwight Howard Orlando Magic in 2012. In his time with the Magic, he saw some ups and downs, but ultimately he failed to build any sort of structure that was moving the Magic toward...
Via The Lottery Mafia
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Jacque Vaughn Firing Grade

(Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America) Orlando Magic: Jacque Vaughn Firing Grade By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… It was confirmed this week that Orlando Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn has been fired by the club. This is hardly surprising news, with the rumours having circulated for a while after a ten game losing streak left them 15-37. They are at bottom of...
Via HoopStuff
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

In wake of Vaughn's dismissal, Magic players know defense must improve

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Staggering from a 10-game losing streak and stunned by the firing of Jacque Vaughn, the Orlando Magic went back to work Friday morning intent on regaining their competitive spirit under interim coach James Borrego. "Guys really like him and appreciate him," center Nikola Vucevic said, hours before Borrego's coaching debut against the Los Angeles Lakers. "And I think...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

George Karl interested in Orlando Magic job

The Orlando Magic may have some top coaches on the horizon as potential replacements for Jacque Vaughn. Vaughn was fired Thursday amid a 10-game losing streak and three poor seasons as head coach of the Magic. Former Magic player Scott Skiles was immediately mentioned as a candidate for the job. Mark Jackson and Mike Malone...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The Orlando Magic have fired head coach Jacque Vaughn

Add body No. 2 to the dispatched head coaches of the 2014-15 NBA season. Jacque Vaughn joined the previously fired Mike Malone in the unemployment...
Via Athlon Sports
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Five free-agent coaches the Magic may consider

ORLANDO, Fla. — James Borrego's first game as head coach of the Orlando Magic takes place Friday night when the Los Angeles Lakers come to town. While the presumption is he'll remain in charge for the final 30 games of the 2014-15 season, Borrego is not thought of as anything other than an interim coach. Since he has no previous head coaching experience, just like Jacque Vaughn...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Bid Farewell to Jacque Vaughn and 3 Assistant Coaches

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack For just the 4th time in franchise history, the Orlando Magic will have a different individual finish up a season from the one that began training camp. Jacque Vaughn is no longer Head Coach of the Magic as he along with assistant coaches Brett Gunning, Wes Unseld Jr., and Zach Guthrie have all been let go. This coming with the Magic currently on a 10...
Via Magic Basketball Online
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. Mired in their longest slide of the season, the Orlando Magic are ready to move on without coach Jacque Vaughn. A day after firing their coach, the Magic try to avoid losing 11 straight for the second time in three seasons Friday night against a Los Angeles Lakers team on the verge of its first nine-game road losing...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Fire Head Coach Jacque Vaughn After 10th Straight Loss

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Magic fired Jacque Vaughn as coach Thursday after two and half seasons, ending the tenure of the first-time head coach brought in to help rebuild the franchise. General manager Rob Hennigan announced the move, following a 15-37 start to the season and after a series of lopsided losses during a 10-game losing streak. It is the Magic’s second skid of...
Via NESN.com
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers-Magic Preview

Mired in their longest slide of the season, the Orlando Magic are ready to move on without coach Jacque Vaughn. A day after firing their coach, the Magic try to avoid losing 11 straight for the second time in three seasons Friday night against a Los Angeles Lakers team on the verge of its first nine-game road losing streak in nearly a decade. Despite his players continuing to play...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Make Right Move in Firing Jacque Vaughn

On Thursday, the Orlando Magic parted ways with head coach Jacque Vaughn following Wednesday night’s 110-103 loss to the San Antonio Spurs — the 10th straight for Orlando. The firing comes as little surprise as it was reported that the team had been leaning that direction for the last week, but now, it is official. In more than two seasons with Orlando, Vaughn’s Magic compiled...
Via Bloguin Best
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic fire coach Jacque Vaughn after 2-plus seasons

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The Orlando Magic have fired Jacque Vaughn as coach after two and half seasons, ending the tenure of the first-time head coach brought in to help rebuild the franchise. General manager Rob Hennigan announced the move Thursday, following a 15-37 start to the season and after a series of lopsided losses during a 10-game losing streak. It is the Magic's second skid...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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