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Cavs in talks with Larry Drew to join coaching staff

Former Atlanta and Milwaukee head coach Larry Drew has chatted with the Cleveland Cavaliers about joining the team’s coaching staff. The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn reported the news late Tuesday evening. Former #bucks coach Larry Drew has had discussions with the #cavaliers about joining staff of new coach David Blatt, sources told the Globe — gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fired Bucks Coach Larry Drew breaks silences; thanks the city

Jason Kidd forced a coup with the Milwaukee Bucks that led to the dismissal of the incumbent Head Coach Larry Drew. The whole saga reflected poorly on Kidd, for doing something that is extremely frowned upon in the NBA coaching fraternity. It also was a black eye for the Bucks organization, who gave us all the corporate spin you would expect when hiring someone with a past as checkered...
Via The Sports Bank
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Fired Drew thanks Bucks, fans for 'memorable' year

MILWAUKEE -- Three days after being suddenly fired as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Larry Drew issued a statement through the team, thanking the fans for their support and briefly addressing his termination. Here's the full statement, sent out by the Bucks on behalf of Drew: "I would like to thank Senator Herb Kohl and John Hammond for giving me the opportunity to coach...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks blindsided Larry Drew by getting Jason Kidd

The Milwaukee Bucks have reportedly agreed to send two future second-round draft picks to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Jason Kidd’s coaching rights. As of Monday morning, Larry Drew was still technically the head coach of the Bucks. What does that mean? In all likelihood, it means Drew has been screwed. Kidd apparently asked […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Coach, Front Office Was Unaware Of Possible Jason Kidd Interview

This one will go down in NBA infamy. Just 24 hours after helping Bucks management introduce No. 2 pick Jabari Parker, head coach Larry Drew may be out of a job. On the heels of the New York Post report that says Jason Kidd may interview for the Bucks job, Brian Windhorst of is reporting that neither Drew nor the Bucks front office had any knowledge of the situation at hand...
Via BlackSportsOnline
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Wednesday: Drew says team simply must play better, smarter

Larry Drew delivered a strong line in his postgame remarks following Tuesday's loss to Golden State, saying the Milwaukee Bucks don't know how to win. While the Bucks' record of 7-27 speaks for itself, Milwaukee's struggles probably could have been predicted. The Bucks had 11 new players and an entirely new coaching staff, meaning training camp time together was vital...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gruman: Bucks made a good choice with Drew

MILWAUKEE -- While Larry Drew was in the middle of describing his first extended look at the city of Milwaukee, a cell phone rang. "That's a fine," Drew said without hesitation. As it turns out, it was his wife Sharon's iPhone. It's tough to be the wife of a coach. While the exchange was light-hearted and everybody laughed about it afterward, it was a well-timed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

New Bucks coach Drew wants team city can be proud of

MILWAUKEE - When Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond set out on the coaching search, he set forth two traits he was looking for in his next coach. The first was to find someone who could demand the respect out of players and then "coach the heck out of them." Hammond is confident he's found the perfect mix of the two in Larry Drew, who was introduced as the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Drew agrees to become Bucks next head coach

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks finally have found their man. Larry Drew has accepted Milwaukee's offer and will become the team's head coach. Drew will sign a three-year contract with a team option for a fourth year. The 55-year-old was 128-102 over the past three seasons as head coach of the Hawks, leading Atlanta to three postseason appearances and a trip to the conference...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks' Drew to interview for Bucks coaching spot

Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew will interview for the vacant head coaching job with the Milwaukee Bucks this weekend, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Still under contract with the Hawks, Drew is being allowed to interview with other teams while Atlanta interviews his potential replacement. It's a bizarre situation, and Drew appears to be seeing the writing on the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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