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08:09 AM ET 06.21 | Welcome to the Dwightmare, Rob Hennigan. The question now is when will Hennigan hire Brian Shaw to be the Magic's next head coach? I mean, come on, is there any question this will be the Magic's next move? Although Hennigan will be the one who officially makes the hire, it's become blatantly obvious that Shaw has been the Magic's coach-in-waiting since Stan Van Gundy was fired. ... Why do you think the Charlotte Bobcats, who interviewed Shaw twice, ended up hiring Mike Dunlap, an assistant college coach from St. John's. Could it be because Shaw, a former Magic player who coached under Phil Jackson with the Lakers, already knew he was going to get the Magic job and told the Bobcats thanks but no thanks?

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June 21, 2012  08:30 AM ET

for the bobcats, it doesnt really matter who their coach is......... they wont make the playoff even if the coach is Pop

June 21, 2012  08:45 AM ET

So, the GOAT hired a college assistant coach to right the ship? Wow!

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June 21, 2012  09:35 AM ET
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So, the GOAT hired a college assistant coach to right the ship? Wow!

Still better than the alternative.
His Highness himself donning the coaching cap!!

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June 21, 2012  09:45 AM ET

Shaw deserves a chance. I'm pulling for the Magic to get through this Dwight Debacle.

June 21, 2012  09:54 AM ET

AND I thought Shaw was interested in starting his head coaching career in a stable environment. I guess Shas say he'll take a job no matter what the circumstances are. He wants a start to his coaching career. Memo: Until Howard is gone, the Magic Job has lost all its luster. Management is a joke and has been through the tenures of Otiee and Stanee Boy.
The Magic need to clean house and that house cleaning should include Howard and Nelson. Then and only then will a breath of fresh air exists in Orlando! Magic go for it!

June 21, 2012  09:59 AM ET

Ready For Some More Drama, Bro?

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June 21, 2012  11:11 AM ET
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for the bobcats, it doesnt really matter who their coach is......... they wont make the playoff even if the coach is Pop

This is a Magic thread no need to throw my boys under it..comment on those Raptors up there in old Canada. I believe the Bobcats actually did beat the Raptors..TWICE last season too

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June 21, 2012  12:46 PM ET
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This is a Magic thread no need to throw my boys under it..comment on those Raptors up there in old Canada. I believe the Bobcats actually did beat the Raptors..TWICE last season too

Bobcats have their own threads??

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June 21, 2012  06:24 PM ET
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Heard a new rumor that dwight wants to be moved (to brooklyn) by the draft

Source?
Now DONT tell me Stephen A Smith!!!

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