But was it the 6 game losing streak that got him fired or the wrath of Steve Francis still upset by the Mobley trade?...Even when we had a good run going earlier this year, a lot of people still wanted him fired. And then they went and did a poll in the Orlando Sentinel about two months ago asking what was the biggest problem with the team. Davis won it in a land slide. That's a pretty fickle fan base for a team that's in the playoff hunt only one year after having their worst season ever.
Magic players are very good at having their coaches fired, aren't they?
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Actually he gave up $25 million, not $45 million. He's deferring the $20 million over the next 10 years. I don't think it's that big of a deal, since he could sign for the mid-level exception and get $4.5 million then sign another contract after that.