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LARRY DREW RUMORS & GOSSIP

Larry Drew “blindsided” by offseason firing, excited about buzz in Cleveland

Despite racking up a league-worst record in 2013-14, former Milwaukee Bucks head coach Larry Drew felt blindsided by the way he lost his job this offseason. In an interview with the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the current Cavalier assistant referred to his ousting by Jason Kidd as “mystifying.” Even as Drew was taking part in draft preparations with the Bucks management staff...
Via Waiting For Next Year
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Drew blindsided by firing from Milwaukee Bucks

Former Milwaukee Bucks head coach Larry Drew has been tight-lipped about how he was treated by his former team. Drew was fired on June 30 in favor of Jason Kidd in a very unprofessional way. It was so unprofessional that it rubbed many people the wrong way. Drew, who is now an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers, says he is moving forward but was blindsided with the way he...
Via No Guts, No Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Bucks Coach Larry Drew to Join David Blatt’s Staff

With all the excitement over LeBron James’ return to Cleveland, along with all the talk of the impending Kevin Love trade, one of the overlooked stories surrounding the Cavaliers is the makeup of new coach David Blatt’s staff. Tyronn Lue was hired to be Blatt’s Associate Head Coach, but other than rumors of mutual interest in Larry Drew, no word has come down on the rest of...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs To Name Larry Drew Assistant Coach

Former Bucks head coach Larry Drew is set to get a new job according to reports.  Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe says Drew is expected to be added to David Blatt’s Cavaliers staff. It appears that former Bucks coachLarry Drew, fired in controversial fashion last month when Jason Kidddecided to pursue the job, is making progress in joining David Blatt’s staff with the...
Via Thacover2
August 04, 2014  |  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
July 03, 2014  |  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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