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Indiana Pacers: Should the team pursue Steve Clifford?

Indiana Pacers, Stev Clifford, Nate Bjorkgren, National Basketball Association, Orlando Magic, Charlotte Hornets, Terry Stotts. Steve Clifford - Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports. The pool of available coaches to poach in the offseason just got bigger for the Indiana Pacers, whose noncommittal to current head coach Nate Bjorkgren after a...
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With Steve Clifford gone, Magic face next 3 steps in latest rebuild

When the Orlando Magic moved Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Gordon and Evan Fournier at the March 25 trade deadline, the deals signaled a 180-degree turn for the franchise. Over the final weeks of the season, Clifford talked a lot about purpose of play and creating the right habits, and he praised his veterans for their help in guiding the young players. He was impressed with how far Chuma Okeke and Cole Anthony, for example, had progressed in their rookie seasons, and he seemed excited about getting the chance to help a young roster make progress.

Twitter reacts to Steve Clifford parting ways with the Orlando Magic

What was expected to be a quiet June day in the world of the Orlando Magic turned out to be anything but. Steve Clifford, after three seasons as coach of the Magic, parted ways with the organization on Saturday. While not completely unexpected - given the Magic’s rebuild, Clifford’s contract...
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Maine native Steve Clifford out as Orlando Magic coach after 3 seasons

Steve Clifford and the Orlando Magic took some time after the season to rest, recover and contemplate the future. And after a couple weeks, they decided the fit wasn’t right anymore. Orlando’s rebuilding project will no longer include Clifford after he and the Magic completed an agreement Saturday to end...

Orlando Magic, Steve Clifford Agree to Part Ways

Mark Cuban on Rick Carlisle: ‘You Don’t Make a Change to Make a Change’. LeagueFits’ Podcast, ‘Survival of the Fitted’ Out Now—First Episode Feat. Austin... The Orlando Magic showed their intentions of a rebuild when they traded away high-profile players such as Aaron Gordon, Evan Fournier and Nikola Vucevic at the trading deadline. That vision got a little more clearer as the team and former head coach Steve Clifford parted ways this weekend.

Orlando Magic, coach Steve Clifford ‘mutually’ part ways

The organization and Clifford “mutually agreed” to part ways Saturday, as was reiterated several times during an afternoon video press conference with Jeff Weltman, Magic president of basketball operations. “The way we released this is quite genuine. We’ve had a mutually parting of ways,” Magic president Jeff Weltman said. “[Clifford]...
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5 potential replacements for Steve Clifford as Magic head coach

The Orlando Magic need a new head coach after parting ways with Steve Clifford. It was clear at the 2021 NBA Trade Deadline that the Orlando Magic were heading in a new direction. Saturday’s news only reinforced that path. After several meetings between team management and head coach Steve Clifford,...

Orlando Magic parted way with Steve Clifford

As the NBA season is wrapping up, there is another team making a coaching change, The Orlando Magic announced they are parting ways with Steve Clifford. Clifford had been the Magic's head coach for the past three seasons. He won 96 games during his time in the Magic Kingdom. They went to the playoffs in the first two seasons, but they missed out this postseason, winning only 21 games this season. Orlando is third team in the league with a head coaching opening.

Orlando Magic are in it for the long haul parting with Steve Clifford

The Orlando Magic are getting a much-needed break thanks to a postponement this week. Mandatory Credit: Michael Wyke/POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports. The Orlando Magic and coach Steve Clifford have agreed to part ways, the team announced. The news was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and Josh Robbins of The Athletic.
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Orlando Magic parts ways with head coach Steve Clifford

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Magic and head coach Steve Clifford have parted ways. The president of basketball operations, Jeff Weltman, thanked Clifford’s contributions to the club during Saturday’s announcement. He also said he understands the “timeline of our new path does not align with his goals as a head...

Steve Clifford out as Orlando Magic coach after 3 seasons

Steve Clifford and the Orlando Magic took some time after the season to rest, recover and contemplate the future. And after a couple weeks, they decided the fit wasn't right anymore. Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without...

Steve Clifford won't return as coach of Orlando Magic

As the Orlando Magic move into a full rebuilding process, coach Steve Clifford and the franchise have together agreed to a parting, the team announced Saturday. Clifford, who led the Magic to the playoffs in successive seasons before this year, had several meetings with management over recent weeks that ultimately drove what has been described to ESPN as a "mutual decision," sources said.