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Tyronn Lue named coach of Cavaliers

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 10:24 am

Tyronn Lue

Tyronn Lue

Former Mexico Bulldogs and NBA player Tyronn Lue received a promotion last week from the first place team in the Eastern Conference.
After the Cleveland Cavaliers surprisingly fired Head Coach David Blatt, Lue was named the new coach.
Before his current stint with the defending Eastern Conference champions, Lue was an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers during 2013-14. He was the Director of Basketball Development in 2009-10 for the Boston Celtics.
As a player, he played 11 seasons and appeared in 554 games. The list of teams he played for includes the Los Angeles Lakers (where he won two NBA titles), Washington Wizards, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, and Milwaukee Bucks.
He was originally drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the 1998 NBA Draft.
The former University of Nebraska stand-out player picked up his first NBA victory as a coach after the Cavaliers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 114-107.