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CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers intend to speak with former coach Mike Brown about returning to the team.
Brown was fired by Cleveland three years ago and replaced by Byron Scott, who was let go by the Cavs on Thursday after he went 64-166 in three seasons — one of the worst stretches in team history. Brown coached the Cavs for five seasons, taking them to the NBA finals in 2007 and winning 61 games in his final year before the team decided not to bring him back and hired Scott.
Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant said the team’s next coach will be defensive-minded, successful, “a teacher, a grinder.” Those words describe Brown, who was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers after five games this season.
Brown left Cleveland on good terms, and long before Scott was dismissed, he had decided to move his family back to the area.
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The Cavaliers and Mike Brown have mutual interest in a possible reunion.
Former Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike Brown has emerged as the leading contender to replace Byron Scott, who was fired earlier this week, according to Mary Schmitt Boyer of The Plain Dealer.Following the firing of Scott, Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant told reporters that he was seeking a new coach with proven success and a strong defensive system...
A person familiar with the situation says former Cavaliers coach Mike Brown is interested in returning for a second stint with the team.
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The Cavaliers are interested in hiring Mike Brown and may move quickly due to concerns other NBA teams will be pursuing him.
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Now the Cavaliers want Mike Brown back according to Pro Basketball Talk.
With Scott out, there is mutual interest between Brown and the Cavaliers for a possible reunion, according to multiple league sources.
In one of the more surreal events in Cleveland coaching history the Cavaliers are not only interested in former coach Mike Brown, but may move quickly to obtain his services in order to ensure that another team does not swoop in and take him.
Mary Schmitt-Boyer of The Cleveland Plain Dealer has provided a source report stating that the Cavaliers are intersted in re-hiring the defensive...
The Cavaliers intend to speak with former coach Mike Brown about returning to the team.
Brown was fired by Cleveland three years ago and replaced by Byron Scott, who was let go by the Cavs on Thursday after he went 64-166 in three seasons - one of the worst stretches in team history. Brown coached the Cavs for five seasons, taking them to the NBA finals in 2007 and winning 61 games...
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the Cavaliers and Mike Brown are near an agreement to bring him back to Cleveland for a second time.
The person spoke only on condition of anonymity Tuesday because negotiations were ongoing.
Brown went 272-138 and went to the playoffs all five of his years with the Cavs, teaming with LeBron James on a run to the...
Prior to his stint with the Lakers that ended abruptly when he was fired five games into the season, Mike Brown coached the Cleveland Cavaliers for five seasons, leading them to a 272-138 record. The Cavs are now in need of a head coach after firing Byron Scott Thursday, and according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, it’s possible Mike Brown could return to Cleveland.
With Scott out...
LeBron James believes the possibility of Mike Brown returning to the Cavaliers should be legitimate.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- With the Cavaliers having fired Byron Scott on Thursday, they may turn to an old friend to lead the team in the direction they believe it should be headed.
Multiple sources familiar with the Cavs thinking have told FOX Sports Ohio former coach Mike Brown has emerged as a real possibility to replace Scott.
Brown coached the Cavs during the LeBron James era (2005...
The Byron Scott Era came to an end on Thursday; as the “News Herald” has reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers dismissed their former head coach after three seasons. Scott, still had a year remaining on the contract that he signed with the club, reported to be about $4.5 million. According to reports; the franchise could be about to attempt what Northeast Ohio sports fans, refer...
It’s being reported by WKYC’s sports producer Brian Crane that a meeting between Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and former Cavaliers and Lakers head coach Mike Brown will take place this evening.
Brown was the coach of the Cavaliers from 2005-2010. In that time, he won 314 games, including a playoff record of 42-29, which...
There’s been a lot of rumbling ever since the Cavaliers let head coach Byron Scott go last week that it was possible that his predecessor Mike Brown may just get another look at the Cavaliers coaching gig. Some are strongly opposed to bringing a coach back for a second tour of duty, for that reason alone. Some are concerned that the same reasons that Brown was relieved of his job...
With the news coming that the Cleveland Cavaliers have fired head coach Byron Scott, now rumors circulate that they could be bringing Mike Brown back.
But that didn’t stand out as much to me as one sickening fact:
Since LeBron left Cleveland the Cavs have only won 64 games. Like, total. The Heat have won 66 games this season. And you wonder why it’s so hard being a fan of any...