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Frank Vogel: 'Inaccurate' to say he begged Larry Bird for his j…

Frank Vogel: 'Inaccurate' to say he begged Larry Bird for his job

yahoo.com Updated 23 hours ago
Larry Bird’s role in the Scott Skiles-for-Frank Vogel switch out in Orlando just got a little less weirder. And, thankfully, a little more tactful. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] The Magic hired Vogel last week…
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  • Magic Johnson really thinks Kobe Bryant's the greatest Laker ev…

    Magic Johnson really thinks Kobe Bryant's the greatest Laker ever

    yahoo.com May 24 (yesterday)
    When he took the mic at Staples Center last month to introduce Kobe Bryant before the final game of his illustrious 20-year NBA career, Magic Johnson made his feelings known. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] &quo…
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  • Vogel ready to help young Magic take next step

    Vogel ready to help young Magic take next step

    nba.com ESPN.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    It hasn't been the offseason new Orlando Magic coach Frank Vogel was expecting.
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  • Magic officially announce Vogel as new coach

    Magic officially announce Vogel as new coach

    nba.com yahoo.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    After agreeing to a deal with Frank Vogel on Thursday, the Orlando Magic completed a whirlwind eight days by formally announcing their new head coach.
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  • Dwight Howard Finally Opened Up About That Horribly Awkward Int…

    Dwight Howard Finally Opened Up About That Horribly Awkward Interview With Stan Van Gundy

    dimemag.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    “The only thing I’m ever uncomfortable with is bulls**t.” That’s what Stan Van Gundy said on April 5, 2012, one day after he’d been told by Orlando Magic management that Dwight Howard wanted him fired. The embattled coach was explaining to reporters why…
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  • Magic Johnson Trash Talked Michael Jordan Only One Time And It …

    Magic Johnson Trash Talked Michael Jordan Only One Time And It Backfired Horribly

    dimemag.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    Former Washington Wizards great and jeans enthusiast Michael Jordan is known as a competitive person. You don’t reach the pinnacle of your profession without that character trait and Magic Johnson shed some light on it during an appearance on Jimmy Kimm…
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  • The Cavs Blew Out The Raptors Again In Game 2, And It’s Not Too…

    The Cavs Blew Out The Raptors Again In Game 2, And It’s Not Too Early To Break Out The Brooms

    dimemag.com May 19 (7 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports Channing Frye got a dunk. The creaky-legged former Magic and Suns sharpshooter who was drafted over 10 years ago and who we hasn’t been seen inside the paint on offense since Steve Nash was winning MVPs, threw down a dunk against the Ra…
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  • The Orlando Magic Have Reportedly Hired Frank Vogel As Head Coa…

    The Orlando Magic Have Reportedly Hired Frank Vogel As Head Coach

    dimemag.com yahoo.com deadspin.com May 19 (7 days ago)
    Getty Image When Frank Vogel was surprisingly let go by the Indiana Pacers, he became the hottest name on the head coaching market. When Scott Skiles surprisingly resigned as head coach of the Orlando Magic, a young and talented team found itself with a…
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  • Ford's Mock Draft 7.0 (Insider)

    Ford's Mock Draft 7.0 (Insider)

    ESPN.com May 17
    Chad Ford believes the Bulls will go big in this summer's NBA draft. According to his latest mock draft, Michigan State's 6-foot-11 Deyonta Davis will...
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  • The Orlando Magic Reportedly Put Jeff Hornacek On Their Short L…

    The Orlando Magic Reportedly Put Jeff Hornacek On Their Short List For Head Coach

    dimemag.com May 13
    Getty Image There are five head-coaching vacancies as of this moment, and Jeff Hornacek has reportedly appeared on the short list of the Orlando Magic. According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, the Magic are whittling their options to replace Scott Skiles …
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  • Five Head Coaching Candidates Who Could Replace Scott Skiles In…

    Five Head Coaching Candidates Who Could Replace Scott Skiles In Orlando

    Getty Image Scott Skiles delivered shockwaves to the NBA world on Thursday morning when he unexpectedly resigned as head coach of the Orlando Magic. Everyone, including the Magic, appeared to by blindsided by the decision. Skiles is a demanding head coa…
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  • Warriors' Curry claims second straight Kia MVP Award

    Warriors' Curry claims second straight Kia MVP Award

    nba.com May 10
    From the jaw-dropping half-court heaves that somehow sink through the net to the dazzling drives and zippy passes from every which way, Stephen Curry's desire to keep getting better while always trying to entertain at every stop has the Golden State sup…
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  • Curry wins PBWA's Magic Johnson Award

    Curry wins PBWA's Magic Johnson Award

    nba.com May 3
    Stephen Curry has won the Magic Johnson Award, given by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to an NBA player who combines excellence on the court with cooperation with the public and media.
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  • Magic Johnson Seems To Think Improving The Lakers Is Simpler Th…

    Magic Johnson Seems To Think Improving The Lakers Is Simpler Than MyGM Mode In ‘NBA 2K’

    dimemag.com May 2
    Getty Image The Los Angeles Lakers are on the cusp of a crucial offseason. Depending on how lucky they get in the lottery, they’ll either have a high draft pick to complement youngsters D’Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle, or they won’t …
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  • Video - Magic Stun Blazers 00:51

    Magic Stun Blazers

    Mar 20
    Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - Why Elfrid Payton Should Be Rookie Of Year 01:29

    Why Elfrid Payton Should Be Rookie Of Year

    Mar 19
    ESPN director of production analytics Ben Alamar makes the case for why Magic guard Elfrid Payton should be the NBA Rookie of the Year.
  • Video - Rondo's No-Look, Over-The-Head Pass 00:17

    Rondo's No-Look, Over-The-Head Pass

    Mar 18
    Mavs guard Rajon Rondo threw a full-court, no-look, over-the-head assist to teammate Monta Ellis for the layup against the Orlando Magic.
  • Video - Magic's Surge Not Enough Against Mavs 01:32

    Magic's Surge Not Enough Against Mavs

    Mar 18
    The Magic erased a 22-point deficit but fell to the Mavericks 107-102.