CLEVELAND – The next coach of the cavalier will inherit a better situation than Larry Drew.
Drew and Kavz dispersed on Thursday after a difficult 19th season that went to Los Angeles
Although expected, the withdrawal Drew creates more work for a franchise that will sit in the NBA playoffs this season after four years in the NBA Finals with James.
61-year-old Drew met with General Manager Kobe Altman, and both decided that it would be better if they walked in separate directions. Altman stated in his release that Drew "refused to participate in the search process with respect and did not return to the coach of the cavalers."
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The second worst record from Phoenix, but Drew kept his team hard until the end. He received praise from many of his players, including the All-Star winner Kevin Love, who was limited to only 22 games after his legs.
"We have great respect and appreciation for Larry and the work he has done as a head coach, he brought professionalism, class and steady leadership both in the past season and in the previous four years," Altman said in his release. "We all in Cleveland want Larry to have nothing but the best going forward."
Altman will start searching for Cleveland's coach since 2013.
Altman is scheduled to outline some of his plans during Press conferences on the team at Independence, Ohio
Work Cavs Drive a plumage on several fronts, owner Don Gilbert showed readiness to spend, and Cleveland could lay one of the best outlook for the college, depending on how the lottery projects are taking place next month, October 28 was released after the start of 0-6. Drew, 61, spent three seasons with Cavs joining Lue's co-workers in the championship season
When he replaced Lue, Drew, who previously trained in Atlanta and Milwaukee, knew that Cavs could go in the opposite direction
Sustained Drew helped Cavs withstand injuries that led to its use ihy high 32 different lines. He also helped with the development of the Rookie Guard Point Collin Sexton, who finished strong after a slow start and seems to be a building block for the future.
"I want to thank Dana Gilbert, Kobe Altman, the organization and especially our fans, for having been very special and rewarding time here in Cleveland," Drew said. "We with Kobe have had a good discussion after the season and both have decided that the best The decision for each of us is that I will not return to the coach of the team. I am very proud of what we have been doing over the past few years together and will be
"I also want to thank our players this season for the points they found, how they fit their jobs and hard work, and the growth that they have every day.I am very proud of them and wish them the best, as they continue to develop for the future.