Billy Donovan is giving up his job as basketball coach at the University of Florida to become the Orlando Magic's head coach. The team is confirming the deal. G-M Otis Smith calls Donovan a "winner" who is the perfect choice to lead the Magic.
Donovan leaves the Gators after leading them to consecutive national championships.
One N-B-A official says Donovan's deal is for five years, at five and a-half (m) million a year. He earned one-point-seven (m) million in his final season at Florida.