Warriors hire Eric Musselman

OAKLAND, Calif., July 26 (UPI) -- Acting on recommendations from Chuck Daly and Doc Rivers, the Golden State Warriors announced Friday they had made Eric Musselman the youngest coach in the NBA.

Carlisle named NBA coach of year

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- Continuing an incredible rookie season, Rick Carlisle Tuesday was named NBA Coach of the Year after guiding the Detroit Pistons to their first Central Division

Charlotte 110, Orlando 100 (OT)

ORLANDO, Fla., April 27 (UPI) -- After having an apparent game-winning three-pointer waved off by the referees in regulation Saturday, Baron Davis made two more in overtime to complete the best

Orlando 108, New York 97

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Patrick Ewing has clinched many playoff berths at Madison Square Garden, but this time was a little different.

Orlando 101, Milwaukee 91

ORLANDO, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady poured in 48 points Tuesday night as the Orlando Magic raced to a big lead and stopped a 10-game losing streak against the Milwaukee Bucks with a

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NBA fines Doc Rivers

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- Orlando Magic coach Doc Rivers was fined $7,500 Wednesday for his tirade during and after Tuesday night's 111-98 loss to the Indiana Pacers.

Magic GM gets contract extension

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Having secured coach Doc Rivers' presence in April, the Orlando Magic on Thursday signed general manager John Gabriel to a contract extension through the 2004-0

Orlando 129, Atlanta 94

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady scored 28 of his 32 points in the first half Friday night as the Orlando Magic manhandled the Atlanta Hawks, 129-94, extending their season-high w

Suns get Outlaw in 3-team trade

PHOENIX, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Seeking to add a much-needed interior presence, the Phoenix Suns on Friday acquired power forward Bo Outlaw from the Orlando Magic in a three-team trade.

NBA Capsule - Orlando Magic

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Magic center out with sprain

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Andrew DeClercq, who outplayed Patrick Ewing in the preseason and earned the starting center's job with the Orlando Magic, will miss two to three weeks with a s

Orlando 111, Atlanta 107

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Grant Hill, who missed all but four games last season recovering from a broken left ankle, went down with a left ankle injury Thursday night in the third quarte
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Doc Rivers
Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers looks on as his team plays the Dallas Mavericks at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston on January 9, 2006. (UPI Photo/Katie McMahon)

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As coach:

Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers (born October 13, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois), is a former professional basketball player and the current head coach of the NBA's Boston Celtics. Rivers was known for his defense while playing in the NBA. His skills as floor general and point guard helped him transition into a coach following his playing career.

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