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Report: Cavs Can Blatt as Head Coach

Assistant Coach Tyronn Lue will take over, according to Yahoo!

by
Jonathan Zalman
January 22, 2016
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David Blatt of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during the first quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, December 15, 2015. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

According to Yahoo! reporter Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cleveland Cavaliers have fired second-year head coach David Blatt. Assistant Coach Tyronn Lue has reportedly agreed to a multi-year deal. The Cavs currently have a record of 30-11, winning 11 of their last 13 games, and sit in first place in the Eastern Conference.

Cleveland has fired coach David Blatt, sources tell Yahoo.



— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) January 22, 2016

Jonathan Zalman is a writer and teacher based in Brooklyn.

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