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Sport Tyronn Lue says Cavs made a mistake firing him, wishes he was still in Cleveland

05:25  15 january  2020
05:25  15 january  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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The Cleveland Cavaliers fired coach Tyronn Lue and named Larry Drew interim coach on Sunday. "My time here in Cleveland was truly special," Lue said in a statement to The Undefeated's Marc J Lue is still owed roughly million on the contract he signed in 2016 after the team won the title

Tyronn Lue was surprised to be fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2018 on the heels of three straight NBA Finals appearances.

Tyronn Lue wearing a suit and tie: Tyronn Lue, who turned down the Lakers, said he wishes he was still coaching the Cavaliers. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)© Provided by Yahoo! Sports Tyronn Lue, who turned down the Lakers, said he wishes he was still coaching the Cavaliers. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Despite a 128-83 record and winning the 2016 championship, Lue was dismissed six games into a winless start to the post-LeBron James era.

‘Don’t think it should’ve happened’

Lue, who is now an assistant on Doc Rivers’ Los Angeles Clippers staff, still thinks about it. And he doesn’t believe he deserved to be fired.

“I don’t think it should’ve happened,” Lue told The Athletic’s Joe Vardon in a story published Tuesday. “When it happened, I just kind of — it puts everything in perspective. ...

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Tyronn Lue , in his first interview since his firing from the Cleveland Cavaliers and with 15 months of hindsight, expressed dissatisfaction with his ouster, saying he Lue , who had previously kept his feelings about his departure under wraps, told The Athletic he wished he were still coaching the Cavs .

The Cavaliers abruptly fired Lue on Sunday after an 0-6 start that left them as the only winless team in the Eastern Conference. We thank him for the many ways he has contributed to our success, wish him the best and he will always be remembered for leading a very special Cavs team back against

“You don’t see that very often where a coach goes to three straight finals and wins a championship and gets fired six games into (the season). You probably have never seen it.”

Lue took the rest of last season off from the NBA before interviewing for and turning down the Los Angeles Lakers opening in the offseason. Lue reportedly believed he deserved a five-year deal instead of the three-year contract the Lakers were offering and took issue with the team’s insistence that Jason Kidd be a part of the coaching staff.

Frank Vogel took the Lakers job, and now Lue is working for one of his mentors in Rivers.

Wishes he was still in Cleveland

Does he still wish he was the head coach of the Cavaliers? He does.

“Yeah, I do,” Lue told Vardon “What I tried to build there, I think the culture I tried to set. I thought we could do it together. Koby (Altman) being a young GM, me being a young coach, having young players.”

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The Cleveland Cavaliers lead the NBA Playoffs in offensive efficiency. They also lead the way when it " I wish we could remember some defensive schemes that well," Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue said "I think that evolved," Love said . "Miami kind of made it cool, and it was kind of adopted and

Yes, Tyronn Lue is excited about the challenge of coaching the Cavaliers without LeBron James. He said he was glad the Cavs plan to keep veteran point guard George Hill to take the pressure off of Lue wants Clarkson to see more of the floor, be able to find the open man and make plays for

The Cavaliers shifted quickly to rebuilding mode upon James’ departure to the Lakers. Lue wanted to keep rolling out veterans like Kyle Korver and Kevin Love, while management reportedly wanted to focus on the future and young players like then-rookie Collin Sexton.

The reported disagreement on philosophy and 0-6 start to the season added up to Lue losing his job.

With the Lakers thriving and Lue having turned down that prime head coaching opportunity, it’s a bit surprising to hear him admit that he still wishes he was coaching a talent-starved roster that’s off to a 12-28 start this season.

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