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The Cavaliers are hoping to get their prized target the second time around.
No, that’s not referring to LeBron James, although speculation for that isn’t going to end anytime soon. This time, Cleveland is looking to replace recently fired head coach Byron Scott with the Zen Master himself.
The Cavs “have reached out” to Phil Jackson, ESPN reports. The team wants to see how interested Jackson is in coaching again after recent reports that Jackson would like to return to the game, albeit most likely in a management role, according to ESPN.
Cavs owner Dan Gilbert and Jackson talked about Jackson taking the Cleveland job in 2005, when the Cavs ended up hiring Mike Brown instead. Gilbert was reportedly talking with Brown again this weekend as well.
Jackson is also “considering other coaching options,” according to ESPN, with the Nets and the Kings most likely to draw his interest.
Jackson has said he does not plan to coach again, but he said something similar before returning to the Lakers.
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It's been a tumultuous ride for Mike Brown since the Cavs let him go, but now he's back in Cleveland as the the team's head coach.
The NBA season ended and teams acted swiftly releasing coaches. The Cleveland Cavaliers once thought Byron Scott was the coach LeBron James would be interested in playing for, now after three seasons, the Cavs will be searching for their 19th head coach.
In addition, Lawrence Frank was let go by the Detroit Pistons and Doug Collins “resigned” from his coaching position with the...
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...
Following a report that Phil Jackson would “absolutely” consider the Cavaliers if they should come calling, ESPN reports the franchise has indeed contacted the legendary coach regarding their head coaching position.
According to Brian Windhorst/Marc Stein, ESPN:
As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about...
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...
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...
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...
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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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...
Phil Jackson is contemplating a return the sidelines, and he would absolutely listen if he received a call from the Cavaliers, a source close to Jackson told FOX Sports Ohio.
Jackson won 11 championships as coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, but retired following the 2010-11 season. Recent reports indicated he is looking to get back into coaching -- something the...
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.
Former Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson has taken to Twitter and has given the public some pretty insightful and also quite random tweets.
Today hasn't been any different. Jackson took to Twitter to give a friendly jab to one of his former players, Pau Gasol. Gasol tweeted about his last practice before the playoffs started and Jackson held nothing back from poking fun...