Stan Van Gundy out as Orlando Magic coach


Stan Van Gundy (left) formed a successful partnership with Dwight Howard. (Jason O. Watson/US Presswire). The best thing that can happen to your favorite team is the union of a true superstar and a Hall of Fame-level coach

Stan Van Gundy (left) formed a successful partnership with Dwight Howard. (Jason O. Watson/US Presswire). The best thing that can happen to your favorite team is the union of a true superstar and a Hall of Fame-level coach

The Orlando Magic have announced that they are parting ways with coach Stan Van Gundy as well as GM Otis Smith. Follow that link if you want to read the generic “he was great for us” quotes from the owner that just fired him.

Dwight Howard, the NBA's first player-coach-GM-CFO, may be limping around Beverly Hills. But that doesn't mean that he's not still doin' work: today the Magic announced that Stan Van Gundy has been fired, and President of Basketball

Coach Stan Van Gundy and GM Otis Smith are out in Orlando, and Dwight Howard wants the team to trade him, a league source close to Howard tells SheridanHoops.com.

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