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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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  • Saunders set to again coach Timberwolves

    Saunders set to again coach Timberwolves
    Flip Saunders is about to become a jack-of-all-trades for the Minnesota Timberwolves, adding head coach to his front-office responsibilities. Saunders, the team president and a part-owner, confirmed to ESPN.com that he will take over a team that went...
  • Previewing the Orlando Pro Summer League

    The Orlando Pro Summer League will begin Saturday morning on Amway Center's practice court. The league is closed to the public, but all of the games will be televised on NBA TV. Here's a look at some of the key storylines to watch. The key rookies The...
  • Nerlens Noel stars in his first game in a year and a half

    Nerlens Noel stars in his first game in a year and a half
    Finally. On Saturday, almost a year and a half since he suffered a severe knee injury as a college freshman, Nerlens Noel played in a competitive basketball game. And he looked good doing it. Running fluidly, Noel scored a game-high 19 points as his...
  • Summer-league notebook: Victor Oladipo has lost some weight

    Summer-league notebook: Victor Oladipo has lost some weight
    Victor Oladipo already has made good on one of his goals for this offseason. He has dropped some pounds. He said he weighed around 230 pounds at the end of his rookie season, but the 6-foot-4 Orlando Magic guard now tips the scales at his college...
  • Magic's Elfrid Payton plays well in his second summer-league game | Video

    Magic's Elfrid Payton plays well in his second summer-league game | Video
    It took two summer-league games for the Orlando Magic to learn something about their rookie point guard, Elfrid Payton. He bounces back well. Two days after Payton played shakily in his pro debut, he nearly recorded a triple-double Monday as the Magic...
  • Lakers coach: Are John Calipari, Mike Krzyzewski, Kevin Ollie a fit?

    After two challenging seasons, Mike D'Antoni has stepped down as coach of the Lakers. The Lakers, coming off their worst season (27-55) since moving to Los Angeles in 1960, said they will begin their coaching search immediately. What kind of coach...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • After the selection of Elfrid Payton, what's the Magic future of Jameer Nelson?

    After the selection of Elfrid Payton, what's the Magic future of Jameer Nelson?
    Does Jameer Nelson have a future with the Orlando Magic? The Magic’s draft-night trade to acquire Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton seems to indicate that Nelson won’t have a long-term future with the team. Payton appears all...
  • Lakers only NBA team with no coach after Cavaliers hire David Blatt

    Lakers only NBA team with no coach after Cavaliers hire David Blatt
      On Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers hired David Blatt as head coach to replace Mike Brown, who was fired in May. The Lakers are now the only NBA franchise without a coach. While Blatt was born in Boston, he has never coached in the NBA. He is,...
  • Timberwolves, Jazz hire coaches; Lakers one of three teams searching

    On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach. According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head...