Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title

CLEVELAND (AP) Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring - from the White House. President Obama called Lue to congratulate Lue on winning the NBA title and invited him and the Cavs to visit him in Washington before he leaves office. Lue spent nearly four minutes talking hoops with Obama, who said he had already emailed superstar LeBron James to offer his wishes...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

President Obama tells Tyronn Lue to have J.R. Smith put a shirt on

J.R. Smith’s shirtlessness has been a big topic on conversation recently, and it’s gotten so big that Barack Obama, the most powerful man on the planet, is now taking notice. President Obama called Cleveland Cavaliers’ head coach Tyronn Lue to congratulate him on coaching his team to victory and ending Cleveland’s title drought, but he added a message for the team’s colorful...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue says Kevin Love is 'going to be here'

If Tyronn Lue has his way, despite all the conjecture and rumors indicating perhaps otherwise, Kevin Love will be back next season to help the Cleveland Cavaliers defend their NBA title. The Cavaliers head coach stated his case regarding Love’s importance to the team during an appearance Wednesday on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” radio program, pointing out that despite his struggles...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue still has confidence in his team

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue surely isn’t prepared to throw in the towel after his team was blown out in the first two games of the NBA Finals against the defending champion Golden State Warriors. Attempting to sound upbeat following Cleveland’s 33-point meltdown in Oakland on Sunday, Lue had a somewhat interesting remark about his mentality heading into Game 3...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue on social media: ‘I think it’s trouble’

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue doesn’t think anything good could come from starting any social media accounts. In fact, he took it a step further than that in an interview with Dave McMenamin of ESPN, saying “I think it’s trouble.” Here’s an excerpt from the interview Lue did with McMenamin. An extra from the Ty Lue interview: Why you won't...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue not concerned with who Cavs play in Finals

If Tyronn Lue is cheering for someone Monday night in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals, he’s keeping it close to the vest. The Cavaliers coach said Monday that it doesn’t matter who comes out of the West, and Cleveland’s focus and execution is far more important. “Definitely about us,” Lue said Monday, via ESPN’s Dave McMenamin. “But they’re two tough teams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue was not pleased when Cavs fired David Blatt

When the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to fire David Blatt and replace him with Tyronn Lue, one man was not happy — Tyronn Lue. Lue initially told general manager David Griffin that the decision was “f—– up,” and elaborated on his feelings more recently. “I was like, ‘what the f—.’ That was my initial thought,” Lue said, via Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com. ...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lue had vulgar reaction to Blatt firing, urged team to reconsider

Tyronn Lue’s initial reaction to being promoted to head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers probably wasn’t what you’d think it would be. Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com detailed how Lue found out that the man he was working under, David Blatt, had been fired, and how he had been promoted to the top job. Lue was contacted by general manager David Griffin on January 22, and when...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

David Blatt calls Cavs ‘team to beat right now’

David Blatt is not letting his firing cloud his perception of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He actually views them as potentially the favorites to win the NBA championship right now. Blatt ironically was in Toronto this weekend to appear as a guest speaker for a coaching clinic — the same weekend his former team was in town to face the Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals. He ended...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Cavs coach David Blatt contacted Lue to show support

The Cleveland Cavaliers have become an unstoppable force in these NBA Playoffs, going undefeated in the postseason while rattling off 10 consecutive victories after throttling the Toronto Raptors by a score of 108-89 in Thursday’s Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals Running roughshod over the competition has made the Cavaliers the new trendy pick to win the NBA title ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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