Found April 20, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Following a report that Phil Jackson is interested in returning to the NBA, whether it’s through coaching or management, Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio reports that the most decorated coach in league history would consider the Cavaliers if they should come calling. Phil Jackson is contemplating a return the sidelines, and he would “absolutely” listen if he received a call from the Cleveland Cavaliers, a source close to Jackson told FOX Sports Ohio. “Absolutely, yes. He’d listen (if the Cavs called),” the source said. “Why wouldn’t he? Coaching is his passion.”

No time wasted firing NBA coaches

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...

Report: Dan Gilbert Meeting With Mike Brown Tonight

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...

Fair or not, it was time for the Cavaliers to move on

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...

NBA Rumor: Cavaliers reach out to retired Phil Jackson

More details continue to emerge this weekend on some possible coaching candidates for the Cleveland Cavs, and the NBA crew has an update tonight on Phil Jackson. Per the reporting of Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein: “As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told...

Cavaliers Contact Phil Jackson About Head Coaching Position

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...

NBA News: Byron Scott says he didn’t get a “fair shake”

The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mary Schmitt-Boyer got a telephone interview with Byron Scott and quotes the now-former Cavaliers head coach. “I’m disappointed, more than anything,” Scott said in a telephone interview. “I don’t think I got a fair shake.” While his sentiment is understandable, this is an issue of framing. The Cavaliers were never designed to win a whole...

Byron Scott: 'I Don't Think I Got A Fair Shake' From Cavaliers

Byron Scott believes he was not given a fair chance to turn the Cleveland Cavaliers' situation around.

2013 NBA Draft: Lakers receive 19th pick; will go to Cavs

While the Cleveland Cavaliers received initial good news with the Los Angeles Lakers officially making the playoffs Wednesday night (thus earning the right to swap with Miami’s No. 30 first-round pick), it was previously undetermined what pick that might be in the first round. Per the NBA draft rules, playoff teams are sorted by regular season record alone. The Lakers, Houston...

NBA Rumor: Cavs covet Mike Brown, may move fast

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...

Mike Brown Take Two? In The Right Situation, Yes

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...

Cavaliers rumors: Mike Brown leading contender to replace Byron Scott

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...
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