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Stan Van Gundy is back (on ESPN) and I can’t wait to hear what he has to say about Andre Drummond shooting 3s

Van Gundy moving to TV after dismissal as Detroit Pistons head coach

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks at Detroit Pistons Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Stan Van Gundy is back in our lives, securing a deal to join ESPN as an NBA analyst, according to the New York Post.

The former Detroit Pistons head coach will join the array of NBA and general sports shows on ESPN platforms.

This isn’t the first time that ESPN has been after Van Gundy — he almost joined the network after being fired by the Orlando Magic in 2012 but the dea lfell apart. if you ask Van Gundy, it was because then NBA Commissioner David Stern did not like him.

Last season, Van Gundy threatened to boycott the network after it gave an outsized amount of air time to Lavar Ball who was making a habit of criticizing Lakers coach Luke Walton.

Brotherhood and all, but that was not the best look for Woke Van Gundy.

What am I most looking forward to hearing Van Gundy talk about?

Andre Drummond, 3-point shooter, of course.

Van Gundy, famously, loved the 3-point line, but he also didn’t get enough criticism for his incredibly orthodox view of NBA centers on offense. He had Drummond become one of the most prolific, and least effective, post-up players in the NBA, just as he had with Dwight Howard before him.

Last season, he got a little more creative and unlocked Drummond as a facilitator of the offense. Still, I can only imagine the spasms he would have after Dre hoisted from deep.

Other things I’ll be interested in the Van Gundy take? Social justice issues, of course. Not shitting all over LeBron for moving to the Lakers (though he could surprise me there). I’d also be curious what he says about Kawhi Leonard. Van Gundy is friends with Gregg Popovich and has faced a star mutiny of his own.

Also, I will pray that he doesn’t fall into that same corporate-encouraged schticky nonsense that has ruined his brother, Jeff Van Gundy, as a TV presence. Always remember, you’re not half as funny as you think you are.

What else could he talk about?

What else, what else .... legalized gambling? How to use a declining star player? The antics of Joel Embid? Oh yeah, and Donovan Mitchell. Definitely Donovan Mitchell.