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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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  • Heat's Napier finds himself without a shot amid uneven rookie season

    Heat's Napier finds himself without a shot amid uneven rookie season
    The directive from coach Erik Spoelstra has not changed, even as the direction of Shabazz Napier's rookie season has fluctuated wildly. From key early-season component to D-League demotion to starting fill-in for Dwyane Wade, the 2014 first-round...
  • Bosh's 34 not enough as Pistons pound Heat 108-91

    Bosh's 34 not enough as Pistons pound Heat 108-91
    It was this type of night for the rest of the Miami Heat: Chris Bosh scored 21 points in the third quarter and the Heat's 14-point halftime deficit increased to 18 going into the fourth. Those days of Big Three? Tuesday night, Bosh essentially stood...
  • Winderman's view: Pistons 108, Heat 91

    Winderman's view: Pistons 108, Heat 91
    Observations from Tuesday night's 108-91 loss to the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills: -- Chris Bosh did his part. -- But he stood alone. -- The Heat are not built to do much without Dwyane Wade. This was Example A. -- And there was...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat need greater continuity in Spoelstra's rotations?

    ASK IRA: Do Heat need greater continuity in Spoelstra's rotations?
    Q: Erik Spoelstra continues to switch the rotations completely. How can you call upon the guy who hasn't played in several games and not play the guy who regularly is the backup? It makes no sense, destroys continuity, and players who should be given...
  • Friends as foes Tuesday: Erik Spoelstra vs. Stan Van Gundy

    Friends as foes Tuesday: Erik Spoelstra vs. Stan Van Gundy
    They belong to the same small fraternity, those who have succeeded Pat Riley as coaches, in their case, as coach of the Miami Heat. But this season, the contact between the close friends has been a bit more limited, with Erik Spoelstra not only having...
  • ASK IRA: Has Heat youth movement finally arrived?

    ASK IRA: Has Heat youth movement finally arrived?
    Q: Hassan Whiteside, Tyler Johnson and James Ennis are getting extended playing time.  With the trade deadline coming up, are the Miami Heat showcasing these players or are they truly trying to develop them? -- Stuart. A: There is no showcasing here....
  • Tim Hardaway back in the game as Pistons assistant coach

    Tim Hardaway back in the game as Pistons assistant coach
    The last time Tim Hardaway coached, he was a father first. This time, the former Miami Heat guard has made the craft a professional priority. And he's having a blast, finding a calling nearly as fulfilling as those step-back 3-pointers with the Heat...
  • Preview: Miami Heat at Detroit Pistons, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

    Preview: Miami Heat at Detroit Pistons, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
    When/Where: 7:30 p.m., Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich. TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: The Heat enter off Sunday's 83-75 victory in Boston, when Hassan Whiteside closed with 20 points and nine...
  • ASK IRA: Should heat be raised on Spoelstra?

    ASK IRA: Should heat be raised on Spoelstra?
    Q: Hello, Ira. Every other pro sports team at one time in the process of extremely underperforming questions and puts pressure on the coach. Not just internally, but most importantly externally by the media, fans and analysts (i.e. David Blatt with Cavs,...
  • Ira Winderman: Riley addresses Heat's depth deficit

    Ira Winderman: Riley addresses Heat's depth deficit
    Even before Dwyane Wade's left hamstring balked and then his right gave way, before the starting point guard emerged as the team's best backup shooting guard, before Shannon Brown arrived, started and then departed, the question loomed: How could the...
  • Sixers run off with easy win over Pistons

    Sixers run off with easy win over Pistons
    PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers rode a fast start to a rare relatively easy victory Wednesday evening. Brett Brown's team scored 18 straight first-quarter points to take control of the game en route to a 89-69 victory over the Pistons at the Wells...