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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

Top Stan Van Gundy Articles

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  • 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....
  • Stan Van Gundy: Calipari has more NBA talent at Kentucky than if he went to the Lakers

    Stan Van Gundy: Calipari has more NBA talent at Kentucky than if he went to the Lakers
     Obviously, former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy doesn't believe the rumors about University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari becoming the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. "I have no idea why he would want to go the Lakers," Van Gundy...
  • Next Lakers coach? Sports book gives Steve Kerr, Derek Fisher the edge

    Next Lakers coach? Sports book gives Steve Kerr, Derek Fisher the edge
    Who will be the next coach of the Lakers? According to oddsmaker Betfair Sportsbook, Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher could be the favorites. Kerr was given even odds, despite ongoing negotiations with team President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks....
  • Poll: With Mike D'Antoni out, who should be the next Lakers coach?

    With the resignation of Coach Mike D'Antoni on Wednesday, speculation is rampant about who the next coach of the Lakers will be. Who do you think it will be? A look at some of the candidates: • John Calipari. Current job: University of Kentucky....
  • Gators coach Billy Donovan rumored for NBA's Timberwolves job

    Gators coach Billy Donovan rumored for NBA's Timberwolves job
    Gators coach Billy Donovan left the NBA door open a crack last month during the NCAA Tournament, and on Monday the first rumor came barging in. Longtime NBA reporter Marc Stein tweeted the Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in Donovan as a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stan Van Gundy exit to Pistons completes "Dwightmare"

    Stan Van Gundy exit to Pistons completes "Dwightmare"
    The final chapter of “Dwightmare” is now complete. Stan Van Gundy has left the building. ESPN is reporting that Van Gundy, the former Magic coach, is getting back in the game by signing up to coach the Detroit Pistons. Good for him....
  • 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...