It has been less than a week since Stan Van Gundy parted ways with the Orlando Magic, but speculation has already attached his name to the vacant Charlotte Bobcats head coaching job. Â Not so fast, says Van Gundy. Â Read more after the jump.
Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily NewsÂ reportsÂ that Van Gundy intends to take a year off from basketball, but does plan to return to coaching for the 2013-2014 season. Van Gundy owns a career .647 winning percentage in eight years as a head coach, and led the Magic to a 37-29 record in the lockout-shortened 2011-2012 NBA Season. The Magic made the playoffs in each of Van Gundyâ€™s five seasons in charge, and ended this season with a 4-1 series loss to the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs.