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Otis Smith

Will Magic regret firing Van Gundy?

Orlando needs change

K.C. Johnson

Chicago Tribune

Define regret. If they think the moves alone will appease Dwight Howard enough for him to sign a long-term extension, Orlando management might regret the moves. Because you never know what that Howard guy is thinking. If you made the moves to get new voices and leadership, then fine.

Look, Van Gundy is a very good coach. But it's not like other good coaches aren't out there. And it's also not like Van Gundy doesn't wear on players after a while. But sometimes change can be good.

With Howard —...