Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, NBA, James, Billy Donovan, Basketball coaches, Orlando Magic
National Basketball Association; Orlando Magic (Basketball team); Donovan, Billy
Billy Donovan, who accepted the Orlando Magic head coaching position for the cool sum of $27.5M last Friday, has backed out of his contract. Is there anything to learn from this not very unusual turn of events? The idea that Billy Donovan has broken a contract carries very little meaning in sport, that is if you are an owner, general manager, or coach of a team.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Billy Donovan redux" (2007). On Sport and Society. 757.