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. ...
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Tyronn Lue Urged Cavs Not To Fire David Blatt

The Cleveland Cavaliers' decision to fire David Blatt shortly before the All-Star break reset their season and eventually led them to play dominating basketball in these playoffs. When David Griffin informed Tyronn Lue of their decision to fire Blatt, the response was pointed. "This is f----- up, Griff," Lue said To Griffin. Griffin calmly asked Lue if he would take over as head...
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How Tyronn Lue Took “The Call” That Sparked Change In Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers have booked the first ticket to the NBA Finals, and they are now staring at the franchise’s best shot at ending the city’s title drought that has lasted for more than 50 years. In a season that is typical of a LeBron James-led team, the stories that came out of the team’s […] The post How Tyronn Lue Took “The Call” That Sparked Change In Cavs appeared...
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21 hours ago

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...
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Tyronn Lue: Cavs must treat Game 6 like ‘ this is our Game 7’

The Cleveland Cavaliers reasserted its control of the Eastern Conference Finals by throttling the Toronto Raptors on its home court, winning Game 5 with ease to the tune of a 116-78 blowout victory on Wednesday night. Now with Game 6 looming  at Air Canada Centre, a quasi-house of horrors for the Cavaliers this postseason as the team lost its first and only two games of the postseason...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue: Kevin Love benching not due to injury

As the Cleveland Cavaliers made a big comeback in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday before falling to the Toronto Raptors 105-99, Kevin Love was nowhere to be found. The Cavaliers forward did not play any minutes in the fourth quarter and finished with 10 points and seven rebounds in 31 minutes. Was Love benched because of an injury? Because he wasn't playing well...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue regrets not giving LeBron ball more in Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost their first game of the playoffs Saturday night, and coach Tyronn Lue believes he’s at least partially at fault. With Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love both struggling, LeBron James took just 17 shots, and Lue blamed himself for not drawing up more plays to get him the ball. “I think I should have called more plays to make [James] dominant,” Lue said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 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
8 days ago  |  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 ...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue is doing well, but larger verdicts must wait

Americans are notoriously impatient, and no matter what anyone might want to say about Tyronn Lue, there’s only one responsible way to view his presence as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Simply stated, we can’t say anything particularly profound about Lue — at least not anything which can be taken seriously — until the NBA Finals run their course. It’s not...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

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