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Midwest Sports Fans:
Hey remember a few years ago when the Cleveland Cavaliers decided that Mike Brown was not the guy to take their franchise to the next level and unceremoniously dumped him? Yeah, looks like they’re regretting that decision. After Byron Scott was fired a few days ago, the Cavs started looking for a new head coach in earnest, and their former head coach is firmly in the mix. Brown reportedly met with owner Dan Gilbert on Sunday and there is a very good chance he winds up back in Cleveland. Brown was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers after opening the 2012-13 season (his second with the team) with a 1-4 record. While rumors have swirled about Phil Jackson heading to Cleveland, Cavs fans shouldn’t get their hopes up on that one. Jackson likes to be in the news and likes to get his name tossed around for jobs, but there is virtually no way he ends up in Cleveland. If you ask the right people (the ones close to Jackson who actually know what he’s thinking) the only place he has expressed interest in returning to is the Lakers. Brown has a career record of 314-167, and posted 66- and 61-win seasons during his time with the Cavs. He was the NBA’s Coach of the Year during the 2008-09 season, and was the head man in Cleveland from 2005-10. If the Cavs want Brown back they may have to move quickly, as the Atlanta Hawks are also supposedly interested in him as well. Hawks general manager Danny Ferry and Brown are close friends from their time together in Cleveland, and current Atlanta head coach Larry Drew will likely be gone this offseason. It would be an incredible reversal from Gilbert if he brought back Brown. Many felt that when Brown was fired back in 2010, the Cavs made the move to appease LeBron James during his summer of free agency. James ended up departing for the Miami Heat anyway, and the chose Scott as Brown’s replacement. In three years with the Cavs, Scott posted records of 19-63 (2010-11), 21-45 (2011-12) and 24-58 (2012-13). So the team improved every year but not by much, and still remains firmly out of the playoffs and in the draft lottery. Brown would be a step up from Scott, but Cleveland’s ownership can’t expect a miracle, no matter who comes aboard. *Originally posted to Rumors and Rants The post Cleveland Cavaliers, Mike Brown meet to discuss head coaching job appeared first on Midwest Sports Fans.
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Mike Brown has an agreement with the Cavaliers to return as head coach.
Although still unofficial, Mike Brown is reportedly set to return to Cleveland to coach the Cavaliers. The 43-year-old Brown led Cleveland from 2005 until getting axed in May 2010. Resurfacing in Tinseltown, the 2009 NBA Coach of the Year was again clipped last November following the Los Angeles Lakers 1-4 start to the season. Despite agreeing to teach a Cavaliers squad removed from...
It appears that Mike Brown will have a second go-around with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Brown, who started his NBA head coaching career with the Cavs in 2005, was reported to be intrigued with the possibility of reuniting with his old team and now has reportedly agreed to a four-year contract worth $20 million with a team option, according to Brian Windhorst and Chris Broussard...
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 Akron Beacon Journal is reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers are going to hire Mike Brown as their next head coach.
The Cavaliers and Mike Brown have reached a handshake agreement on Brown returning as the team’s head coach, a league source has told the Akron Beacon Journal.
An official announcement is expected Wednesday.
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In two rather surprising coaching moves this week, the Charlotte Bobcats have fired Mike Dunlap and the Cleveland Cavaliers are bringing back Mike Brown.
Dunlap only lasted one season with the Bobcats, going 21-61, the second worst record in the league behind Orlando. Despite Charlotte’s awful performance this year, I disagree with the decision to let Dunlap go.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly set to announce the hiring of Mike Brown as the team’s head coach. Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon-Journal reports that the addition of Brown will take place Wednesday, ensuring that the decision to re-hire him encompassed fewer days than the decision to fire him three seasons ago.
Mike Brown has emerged as the leading candidate to replace...
The Cavaliers are bringing back the most successful coach they've ever had.
Cleveland officially re-hired Mike Brown on Wednesday, bringing back a coach who guided them to five straight playoff appearances and their only trip to the NBA Finals before he was fired following the 2010 season.
Brown agreed in principle to the contract on Tuesday. The sides finalized a deal which...
Looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers and former head coach Mike Brown will be reuniting. 3 years after Brown was fired, prior to LeBron James heading to South Beach, Mike Brown is said to be returning to the Cavs as head coach with additional responsibilities in basketball operations.
Per Yahoo Sports, The deal is expected to be worth $20 million for 5 years. I wonder if that means...
Hey remember a few years ago when the Cleveland Cavaliers decided that Mike Brown was not the guy to take their franchise to the next level and unceremoniously dumped him? Yeah, looks like they’re regretting that decision.
After Byron Scott was fired a few days ago, the Cavs started looking for a new head coach in earnest, and their former head coach is firmly in the mix. Brown...
Mike Brown and the Cleveland Cavaliers are reaching an agreement to bring the coach to the Cavs for the second time after he was fired in 2010.
I’m not sure if Phil Jackson is available why if I am the Cleveland Cavaliers would I be talking to Mike Brown?
Did they go down this road together before? So why do this again especially since Phil Jackson has made it clear he wants back in the game and the Cavs have the cap space, the draft picks and Kyrie Irving to intice Phil Jackson to take the job if he wants it. Mike Brown...
This is how the march back to the Playoffs started. For a five year contract worth just over $20 million, the Cleveland Cavaliers added a coach with a playoff pedigree, an outstanding regular season coaching record and the demeanor to take the franchise back to the playoffs.
His coaching ability was in demand. He was potentially fielding interest from the Philadelphia...
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...
When the Cavaliers fired Byron Scott on Thursday, it took them mere moments to put together a list of potential replacements.
Team insiders say the Cavs want to move quickly on putting someone in place, and this past weekend supports such a theory.
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