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Bianchi: Vaughn's firing is the easy answer, but is it right one?
Bianchi: Vaughn's firing is the easy answer, but is it right one?

You can't fire the owners. You can't fire the players. And, so, Coach Jacque Vaughn took the fall Thursday for the Orlando Magic's abysmal season and a three-year rebuild that's looking more and more like it could be a washout. As I wrote last week in a column calling for Vaughn to be dismissed: "Magic CEO Alex Martins and General Manager Rob Hennigan need a designated scapegoat for why their team is so gawd-awful. Blaming the coach and firing him is the quickest, easiest way to appease fans who have split into two troubling factions – acutely angry and alarmingly apathetic." The Magic are in Year 3 of the rebuild and are regressing...

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