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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: A guide to moving to Detroit

    Stan Van Gundy: A guide to moving to Detroit
    Stan Van Gundy, we're going to miss you in Central Florida.  You led the Orlando Magic to five great seasons and won us over with your side-line enthusiasm and postgame straightforwardness.  But now you're headed to Detroit. The Motor City. The Big D....
  • Stan Van Gundy's departure for Detroit a big loss for community

    Stan Van Gundy's departure for Detroit a big loss for community
    Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy is a man for all seasons. He's been at the forefront to help raise money for Seminole County schools. He's served on the board of directors for the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. He's been a strong...
  • Warriors turn to TV analyst Steve Kerr to be their next coach

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors are taking another chance on a television analyst and former NBA guard who has never been a head coach at any level. The Warriors won the bidding war with the New York Knicks for Steve Kerr on Wednesday,...
  • Throwback Thursday: Magic hire Stan Van Gundy

    Throwback Thursday: Magic hire Stan Van Gundy
    It's Throwback Thursday, so this week we look back at a familiar face back in the news: Stan Van Gundy. Van Gundy, pictured here June 7, 2007, following his introductory news conference as the eighth coach of the Orlando Magic, was hired this week as...
  • 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 Lakers.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...