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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Pretty much the big news of the last couple days doesn't even concern a free-agent signing or re-signing, but the Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a buyout of the remaining two years of Steve Francis's contract.