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Stan Van Gundy

Named head coach of the Orlando Magic on June 7, 2007, following the two-year tenure of Brian Hill. Van Gundy previously spent 12 seasons with the Miami Heat, first as an assistant under Pat Riley, then becoming head coach for two-plus seasons. In Miami, he finished with a 112-73 record, leading the Heat to a 59-23 record and into the Eastern Conference final, where they lost to the Detroit Pistons. Riley replaced him early the next season (11-10). Prior to joining the NBA, Van Gundy was the head coach at the University of Wisconsin.
Named head coach of the Orlando Magic on June 7, 2007, following the two-year tenure of Brian Hill. Van Gundy previously spent 12 seasons with the Miami Heat, first as an assistant under Pat Riley, then becoming head coach for two-plus seasons. In Miami, he finished with a 112-73 record, leading the Heat to a 59-23 record and into the Eastern Conference final, where they lost to the Detroit Pistons. Riley replaced him early the next season (11-10). Prior to joining the NBA, Van Gundy was the head coach at the University of Wisconsin. « Show less

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  • Stan Van Gundy attends the final day of the NBA Draft Combine

    Stan Van Gundy attends the final day of the NBA Draft Combine
    CHICAGO — A familiar figure sat along the sidelines as the 2014 NBA Draft Combine wrapped up Friday. Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy — the Detroit Pistons' new president of basketball operations and coach — watched the on-...
  • Mark Jackson fired by Golden State Warriors; are Lakers interested?

    Another potential coaching target hit the market on Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors relieved Mark Jackson of his head coaching duties, despite a 51-31 season. The Warriors took the Clippers to seven games in the first round of the playoffs, despite...
  • George Karl expects phone call from Lakers regarding coaching position

    The Lakers are looking for a new head coach to replace Mike D'Antoni, but the potential candidates seem to be saying more about the job than the team itself. "Mitch Kupchak and I were roommates in college and Mitch has been a very good friend of mine...
  • Stan Van Gundy on possibly returning to coach: 'You weigh every situation'

    Stan Van Gundy on possibly returning to coach: 'You weigh every situation'
    Although he stresses he’s happy not coaching, former Orlando Magic and Miami Heat coach Stan Van Gundy appears to be leaving the door at least slightly ajar for a possible return to the NBA as coach of the Golden State Warriors. Asked Thursday...
  • Mitch Kupchak: Lakers 'don't intend to hire a coach any time soon'

    Mitch Kupchak: Lakers 'don't intend to hire a coach any time soon'
    The Lakers still have no head coach. According to General Manager Mitch Kupchak, it may be a while. "We don’t intend to hire a coach any time soon, but the thought process has begun," said Kupchak, according to┬áLakers.com on Monday. Coach Mike...
  • Ex-Magic coach Stan Van Gundy agrees to 5-year deal with Pistons

    Ex-Magic coach Stan Van Gundy agrees to 5-year deal with Pistons
    In his two years away from the NBA, ex-Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy missed the challenge of pro basketball. Now, he has a huge challenge ahead of him: rebuilding the Detroit Pistons. Van Gundy agreed in principle Tuesday night to a five-year...
  • Stan Van Gundy a Central Floridian of the Year runner-up for leading a succesful campagin

    Stan Van Gundy a Central Floridian of the Year runner-up for leading a succesful campagin
    Stan Van Gundy: After being sacked as coach of the Orlando Magic, he could have been forgiven for hiding inside his home in Lake Mary. Instead, Van Gundy stepped out as leader of a campaign to raise property taxes in Seminole County to support the...
  • Doc Rivers could be just what the Clippers ordered

    Doc Rivers could be just what the Clippers ordered
    It was the Clippers' second day of training camp in La Jolla and assistant coach Tyronn Lue was demonstrating one of the team's new defensive techniques, telling the guards to "bump" opposing big men when they set a screen, then to hurry back on defense....
  • Stan Van Gundy revisits the most awkward shootaround in NBA history

    Stan Van Gundy revisits the most awkward shootaround in NBA history
    Stan Van Gundy today once again revisited one of the most awkward shootarounds in NBA history: the shootaround in which he acknowledged publicly that Dwight Howard wanted him fired as coach of the Orlando Magic. Appearing on a panel discussion...
  • Three things to watch in second half of the season

    Will they make a deal? When Jordan Crawford was asked how he felt about not appearing in a series of games, the Wizards' reserve shooting guard replied, "I'm good." But he let his frustrations known on Twitter by subtly mentioning his stats from...
  • Former Magic forward Rashard Lewis is still savoring his 1st NBA title

    Former Magic forward Rashard Lewis is still savoring his 1st NBA title
    Rashard Lewis has stepped inside Amway Center plenty of times, but Wednesday night was a first for him. It was the first time he's walked into the arena as an NBA champion. Lewis, who played in four seasons for the Orlando Magic, is still savoring the...