With David Blatt out in Cleveland, all eyes are now on his successor, Tyronn Lue. Lue was promoted from the Cavaliers’ lead assistant to head coach, not with an interim tag. On Saturday morning at shootaround, he gave his first interview to media since the change. And, well, it didn’t disappoint.
There was also this:
So, nobody is really hiding their feelings about Blatt at this point. From all the reports that have come out, he wasn’t popular among the players, and Lue doesn’t exactly seem sorry to see him go. Usually, a coach taking over in the middle of the season will say what you’d expect them to say about how their predecessor did a great job and will be missed. Lue came out on the first day with “I’m going to do things better.”
Now, he has to back that up.