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Stanley Alan Van Gundy – born August 26, 1959 – is an American former basketball coach and current NBA analyst.

From 2003 to 2005, he was the head coach of the Miami Heat but resigned in 2005 mid-season, turning the job over to Pat Riley.

Van Gundy then coached the Orlando Magic for five seasons from 2007 to 2012, leading them to the 2009 NBA Finals.

He is the brother of former New York Knicks and Houston Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy.

Van Gundy was born in Indio, California. He grew up as a son of a basketball coach, Bill Van Gundy, the former head coach at Brockport State University in Western New York.

His younger brother Jeff Van Gundy has coached two teams in the NBA as well. After Jeff became a member of the NBA on ABC’s broadcast team, he was an analyst during the 2009 NBA Finals while Stan coached the Orlando Magic.

He returned to being an analyst in September 2018, now working with ESPN (SVG Wednesday on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz) Van Gundy left ESPN in 2019 to work for Turner/CBS Sports.

He is also teaching a sports business course at Stetson University.

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