Coach Lue Says David Blatt Supports Him


Much was directed at the Cavaliers for dumping a coach whose team was sitting atop the Eastern Conference standings and who had complied an 83-40 record in roughly season and a half.Tyronn Lue has heard plenty of criticism over the handling of David Blatts’s ouster as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

“Me and Blatt are cool,” Lue said to “We’ve spoken a few times since [he was let go]. I texted him a few days ago, so it’s not what people want to think. To say I was doing things behind the scenes to get this job is crazy. This job? A team that’s in first place? Come on. “As long as Coach Blatt supports me, that’s all that matters.”

Source: ESPN

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