Ewing headlines Orlando coaching staff
Orlando, FL (Sports Network) – The Orlando Magic finalized new head coach
Stan Van Gundy’s staff on Tuesday, announcing four assistants, most notably
future Hall-of-Famer Patrick Ewing.
An 11-time All-Star, including a span of 10 straight seasons from 1988-97,
Ewing averaged career marks of 21.0 points and 9.8 rebounds while playing
with the New York Knicks, Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic in 17 NBA
Ewing will be joined on the Magic staff by Brendan Malone, Steve Clifford and
Bob Beyer. Ewing and Clifford worked together as assistants for the Houston
Rockets, Malone has nearly 20 years of NBA coaching experience, including
stints as the head coach of the Toronto Raptors and Cleveland Cavaliers.
Beyer has spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at the University
“Brendan, Patrick, Steve and Bob bring a great deal of experience and
knowledge to Orlando,” said Van Gundy. “All four possess tremendous work
ethic, have great attention to detail and will help our players reach their
full potential. We are very excited to have them join our coaching staff.’