He was promoted to head coach on June 30, 1993 and the impact on the team was immediate. During Hill's time as head coach of the Magic, Orlando reached the playoffs four times, including the first postseason berth in franchise history (1993-94), captured two division titles (1994-95, 1995-96), made two Eastern Conference Finals appearances (1995, 1996) and earned a trip to the 1995 NBA Finals. He also guided the team to a franchise-record 60 wins during the 1995-96 season, a record that still stands today.
Hill was named NBA's Conference Coach of the Month in November 2006 and was head coach of the Eastern Conference at the 1995 NBA All-Star Game. From 1997-99, Hill was head coach of the Vancouver Grizzlies for two-plus seasons. He has an overall NBA head coaching record of 298-315 (. 486). Hill also served an assistant coach in the NBA with New Orleans, New Jersey and Detroit. Hill's coaching career also includes high school and 14 years at the collegiate level. He began as an assistant at Montclair State (NJ) in 1972 and held assistant coaching positions at Lehigh University and Penn State. Hill served as head coach at Lehigh for eight seasons from 1975-83. Hill and his wife, Kay, have two children, Kimberly and Christopher.
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David Steele Television Play-By-Play David Steele returns for his 30th season of Orlando Magic basketball, and his 21st as the television play-by-play announcer, calling the action for FOX Sports Florida. He was named television play-by-play voice for the Magic in March 1998 after handling radio play-by-play duties for the team's first nine seasons. Along with handling television play-by-play duties, Steele will be involved in ancillary television and radio programming. The former voice of the University of Florida, Steele arrived in Orlando in 1989 after serving as network coordinator and football/basketball play-by-play announcer for the Gators for seven seasons.
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Following an internship with the Magic during their run to the 1995 NBA Finals, Galante joined the organization full-time in August of 1995, spending four seasons as public relations manager for the Orlando Solar Bears of the International Hockey League (1995-99). While with the Solar Bears, he also served as chairman of the IHL's Public Relations Advisory Board. Galante earned a bachelor's degree in sports administration from Stetson University in 1996, where he was a student assistant in the sports information department.
with their daughters, Olivia (5) and Allison (4). Brian Hill Television Studio Analyst Brian Hill returns for his sixth season as studio analyst for Orlando Magic games on FOX Sports Florida. Hill served as head coach of the Orlando Magic from 1993-97 and again from 2005-07, compiling a record of 267-192 (. 582). His 267 wins are the most by any head coach in franchise history. Hill's extensive coaching resume spans 45 years. His NBA career began in Atlanta in 1986, serving as an assistant coach under Mike Fratello. After four seasons with the Hawks, Hill joined the Magic in 1990 as an assistant coach to Matt Guokas.
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