Insider: Orlando Magic Fired Stan Van Gundy

The  Orlando Magic  announced in a press release that  Stan Van Gundy has been fired  as the  Head Coach of the  Orlando Magic.

Van Gundy was named head coach on June 7, 2007, becoming the ninth head coach in franchise history.

Van Gundy has a career NBA head coaching regular season record of 371-208 (.641), including 259-135 (.657) in five seasons in Orlando.  Van Gundy  led Orlando to five postseason berths, three Southeast Division titles , Eastern Conference title  and a trip to the NBA Finals in 2009. Prior to coming to Orlando he served as head coach of the Miami Heat for two-plus seasons.

General Manager Otis Smith and the Magic have agreed to part ways according to the press release.  We will  have more  on this developing story.