Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/16/13

NEW ORLEANS - JUNE 29: New Orleans Hornets Head Coach Byron Scott addresses the media at a press conference for Julian Wright, the 13th overall draft pick in the 2007 NBA Draft at the Dreyads YMCA June 29, 2007 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the term and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)
According to a report via WaitingForNextYear.com, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott is expected to be relieved of his duties following the season. Multiple sourced reports are circulating on Tuesday which state that the Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to part ways with head coach Byron Scott following the conclusion of the 2012-12 NBA season. Joe Kotoch of Pro Basketball Draft tweeted late Monday that the erosion of the second half of the Cavaliers’ season will lead to the end of Scott’s tenure with the team despite having one more year on his contract. This is corroborated by a report which was  published later in the evening in by NBA analyst Sam Amicowhich stated, while the Cavaliers would not comment, Scott is about to be fired. Expect Byron Scott to be fired shortly after regular season conclusion based on conversations w/ several Cavs sources. — Probasketballdraft (@Probballdraft) April 16, 2013   At various times this season the Cavaliers have played some very good basketball, but their 24-57 record so far this season doesn’t lie. Going forward, Cleveland has a decent young core to build around led by Kyrie Irving, who cemented himself as one of the league’s emerging stars.    
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