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Former NBA coach Van Gundy speaks at Islanders' fundraiser

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii Sports) - Former Houston Rockets and New York Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy was on hand Thursday to speak at the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi athletic fundraiser.

Van Gundy is good friends with men's basketball coach Willis Wilson. The two met while Van Gundy was in Houston and Wilson was in the middle of his 16 year coaching stint at Rice. The two had nothing but praise for the other, both saying their coaching counterpart does things the right way.

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