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Magic Would Be Mistaken to Fire Coach

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There are only two possible scenarios whereby the Magic should fire Stan Van Gundy:

Dwight Howard goes to management and says he'll sign a long-term extension if he can name his coach.

Hell freezes over.

It is sheer idiocy for any reasonable Magic fan to think their team can do better than Van Gundy. In fact, Magic fans probably should be kissing up to Stan like they're kissing up to Dwight. At least Van Gundy wants to be here.

A local rock band recently recorded a song and a music video entitled "We Love You Dwight!" After Dwight leaves maybe the band can do a sequel: "We Need You Stan!"

Sometimes I think Magic fans fail to realize just what they have in Van Gundy, who is...

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