Stan Van Gundy wants a year off - will return to coaching in 2013-2014

Sunday May 27th, 2012

Stan Van Gundy Stan Van Gundy said he plans to take next season off from coaching. (Ron Hoskins, Getty Images)

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.

Not so fast, says Van Gundy.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.