Magic’s Heath named G League Coach of Month

Stan Heath has been impressive in his first season as Lakeland Magic coach.

Former Kent State and Arkansas coach Stan Heath of the Lakeland Magic has been named G League Coach of the Month, the league announced Wednesday.

Heath led the Orlando Magic affiliate to a 7-3 mark in December, including a seven-game winning streak. Lakeland also overcame a 34-point deficit Dec. 9 for a victory.

Heath, 53, has also coached South Florida and been an assistant at Boston College.