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Jameer Nelson and Stan Van Gundy reunited in Detroit

The Bulls traded the former Magic point guard to SVG’s Pistons on Thursday

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Jameer Nelson and Stan Van Gundy are about to party like it’s 2009.

The former Magic duo have been reunited in Detroit after the Bulls traded Nelson to the Pistons for Willie Reed before Thursday’s trade deadline.

Nelson, the Magic’s franchise leader in assists, played under Van Gundy in Orlando from 2007 to 2012, a stretch that was highlighted by appearances in the 2009 NBA Finals and 2010 Eastern Conference Finals.

Nelson, 35, was acquired by the Bulls last week as part of the trade with the Pelicans for Nikola Mirotic but never played a game for Chicago. Nelson, who was waived by the Magic in 2014, will be moving on to his seventh NBA team.

Nelson gives SVG - also the Pistons president of basketball operations - a familiar face, depth and a veteran presence at the point guard position. The Pistons have been starting former Magic guard Ish Smith in place of the injured Reggie Jackson.

Now we just need Van Gundy to make a deal with Charlotte for Dwight Howard and the whole gang will be back together again.