Orlando Magic parts ways with head coach Steve Clifford

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Magic and head coach Steve Clifford have parted ways.

The president of basketball operations, Jeff Weltman, thanked Clifford’s contributions to the club during Saturday’s announcement.

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He also said he understands the “timeline of our new path does not align with his goals as a head coach in our league.”

Clifford has been coach since May 2018.

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He led The Magic to a 96-131 record during his three seasons with two playoff appearances.