Found April 18, 2013 on
Fox Sports Ohio:
Stan Van Gundy
Golden State Warriors
Michigan State Spartans
Arizona State Sun Devils
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 (2005-10) and is close with general manager Chris Grant, both of whom played collegiately at the University of San Diego.
Grant remains a fan of Brown, sources said, and Brown is moving back to Cleveland following a stint as coach of the Lakers. He coached the Lakers for all of the lockout-shortened season (66 games), but was fired just five games into this year.
Besides his close ties to Grant and familiarity with the organization, Brown is known for his strong defensive philosophy -- an area in which the Cavs were severely lacking under Scott.
Earlier this season, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert hinted via his Twitte...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Cleveland Cavaliers have decided to part ways with head coach Byron Scott, per a report from the Akron Beacon-Journal.
“I have tremendous respect for Byron professionally and a great deal of admiration for him personally. At the same time, it is critical for where we are as a team to ensure that we capitalize on every opportunity for development and success and we have fallen...
Phil Jackson wants to come back to the NBA in some sort of role. It is not completely known whether he wants to be a head coach, a front office executive or be both. With the Cleveland Cavaliers he could do both, by coaching the team and having the final say on all personnel decisions. Cleveland may be a small market for Jackson, but they already has a rising roster that could become...
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 Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly fired head coach Byron Scott after only three seasons of coaching. He will be exiting with a 64-166 record and his .278 winning percentage which is the lowest in team history among all coaches (minimum one full season).
According to Ohio.com:
Rumors over Scott’s future intensified over the past couple of weeks as the Cavaliers regressed...
The Cleveland Cavaliers have released Head Coach Byron Scott, 52, the team announced today. The Cavaliers’ record during Scott’s tenure was 64-166, including a 24-58 mark this season.
“I have tremendous respect for Byron professionally and a great deal of admiration for him personally. At the same time, it is critical for where we are as a team to ensure that we capitalize...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Byron Scott‘s days of trying to turn around the Cavaliers are done.
Scott was fired Thursday following a third straight losing season with Cleveland, an 82-game rollercoaster that included injuries, blown leads and a dismal final few weeks.
Scott went 64-166 in his three years with the Cavs, who were weakened by injuries this season but also showed little...
Kyrie Irving seemed particularly distraught about the news that
Cavaliers coach Byron Scott had been fired Thursday.
I still remember the day Byron Scott was hired to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers.
I remember driving in my car and thinking to myself, “You know, I think I really like this hire. Even if LeBron does leave, at least the Cavaliers will play an exciting brand of basketball and be fun to watch.”
Three years later, Byron Scott is no longer the coach of the Cavaliers, and I find myself...
BallertainmentByron Scott sent packing by Cleveland Cavaliers
Coach Byron Scott has been fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Three losing seasons and poor defensive output saw to that.
Of his firing, Scott said…
I want to thank (general manager) Chris Grant, (owner) Dan Gilbert and the Cavaliers organization for the opportunity I had to coach this team the last three seasons,”...
Byron Scott believes he was not given a fair chance to turn the Cleveland Cavaliers' situation around.
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...